Stories tagged: "Social Justice"


This family was among about 200 people who attended a march Thursday evening in Madison to support of the Asian American and Pacific Islander community in the wake of a shooting spree in Georgia that left eight dead, including six Asian women. (Photo by Christina Lieffring)
Wisconsinites Hold Vigils to Call Out Anti-Asian Violence in Wake of Atlanta Spa Killings

"What happened was racially motivated, and don’t let anyone else tell you that it’s not always about race."

Virginia’s Equal Rights Lawsuit Shot Down by Federal Court

WASHINGTON D.C.- In January 2020, Virginia became the 38th state to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment.

The former Friends Elementary School, an African American primary school located on the hill overlooking the CI farm campus. The building is now used by the Montgomery County Public Schools Corps of Cadets. Photo by Ashley Spinks Dugan.
What Was It Like to Be Black in Appalachia? Institute Offers Historical Lesson.

CHRISTIANSBURG- The Christiansburg Institute is using a driving tour to educate folks about the history of being Black in Appalachia.

Immigration - Reform - Tolerance
Biden’s DOJ Officially Rescinds ‘Zero Tolerance’ Immigration Rule

The decision undoes the Trump administration’s massively unpopular policy responsible for the separation of more than 5,500 children from their parents at the U.S-Mexico border.

A pedestrian walks past a mural reading: "When out of your home, Wear a mask over your mouth and nose," during the coronavirus outbreak in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
2020 Was a Dumpster-Fire Year. Here Are Nine Lessons I’m Taking With Me Into 2021.

The past year was fraught with pain and loss, but it also taught us a lot about politics, society, and the power of saying "No."

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How Four Young Activists Pushed Through the Sh*tshow of 2020 Without Giving Up

"I was burnt out every single day. From grieving the losses of Black lives to being arrested and being affected by police brutality myself, I was in a dark place."

A bipartisan group in the House and Senate delivered a rebuke of Trump's response to summer protests with a defense bill that requires federal officers to identify themselves at demonstrations. Image via Shutterstock
Mysterious Federal Officers Cracked Down on Protesters This Summer. Congress May Finally Be Responding.

Congress' annual defense authorization bill requires federal law enforcement agents to display identification while enacting with citizens, a seeming rebuke of actions at this year's protests.