The White House released new guidance on the anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
By Maeve Sheehey and Rebecca Rainey, Politico The Biden administration announced Monday that long Covid, a condition where people experience long-term Covid-19 symptoms long after clearing the actual virus from their system, could be considered a disability under civil rights laws. The White House announced the new long Covid guidance on the 31st anniversary of […]
By Alex Gulotta, All Voting is Local The U.S. Supreme Court’s shameful ruling in Brnovich v. Democratic National Committee drove home the fact that the Court is far removed from the needs of voters, and isn’t interested in ensuring democracy works for all, particularly for Latino, Native American, and Black voters in Arizona communities. The Court missed an […]
By Liz Vinson, SPLCenter Ten years ago this month, countless Latinx community members wanted to know what happened to their home, a state whose highway signs welcome visitors to “Alabama the Beautiful.” They ultimately marched in the streets, wearing shirts with slogans saying, “We love Alabama. We are Alabama.” Their faces were marked with worry, panic and […]
Protester holding a ‘Capitalism Thrives on Inequality’ sign at the Black Lives Matter Los Angeles protest again District Attorney Jackie Lacey. – Los Angeles, CA / USA – June 17, 2020 (Shutterstock) By John Perkins, Open Democracy The long march of hierarchical and colonial history has led us to this moment of awareness. We are […]
By Jessica Gould, Gothamist UCLA’s Civil Rights Project made headlines back in 2014 when it said New York had the most segregated schools in the nation. Now, researchers there have released a new report that finds the distinction remains. New York City’s schools, in particular, are extremely segregated, and many Black students attend schools that […]