At the Rise Up Against Asian Hate on February 27, 2021
Let Juneteenth be the 'gateway' to the season of patriotism.
Deb Haaland announces initiative to ‘uncover the truth’ of policies that forced Indigenous children to assimilate
Rahim Fortune’s intimate photographs deal with his father’s death from a rare disease, as well as racial politics and the mystery of abandoned buildings Continue reading
Tomorrow is Juneteenth, commemorating the freeing of enslaved Black people in Texas on June 19, 1865. That was the day that Maj. Gen. Gordon Granger delivered a message to the people of Galveston, Texas that the Union had won the Civil War and they could enforce the Emancipation Proclamation in Texas. — Read the rest
“It’s great, but it’s not enough,” said Gwen Grant, president and CEO of the Urban League of Kansas City.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Black Americans rejoiced after President Joe Biden made Juneteenth a federal holiday, but some said that, while they appreciated the recognition at a time of racial reckoning in America, more is needed to change policies that disadvantage too many of their brethren.
Black Americans are rejoicing after President Joe Biden signed legislation establishing Juneteenth as a federal holiday
Almost half of American workers may leave their careers sooner than expected. But the reasons differ among white, Black and Hispanic retirees.
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When nature vanishes, people of color and low-income Americans disproportionally lose critical environmental and health benefits—including air quality, crop productivity and natural disease control—a new study in Nature Communications finds.