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June 8, 2021

Juneteenth celebrations across Texas in 2021

June 19, or Juneteenth, marks the day in 1865 when Union soldiers landed in Galveston, Texas with news that the Civil War had ended and the enslaved were now free. An estimated 250,000 enslaved people residing in Texas were informed of their freedom, two...
February 25, 2021

The Black history of reproductive justice

In 1994, at a conference in Chicago sponsored by the Illinois Pro-Choice Alliance and the Ms. Foundation for Women, a group of women gathered to hear the Clinton administration’s proposal for health care reform, which sought to de-emphasize reproductive...
January 18, 2021

We have failed to live King’s dream for us

It’s been more than 57 years since the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech heralding the coming of racial and economic equality in America. This year, we will celebrate MLK Day in the middle of a national crisis driven...