House bill 620 – the Americans with Disability Act of 2017 The cowardice and lack of integrity of the Republican Party was on full display yesterday when the House passed the ADA Education and Reform Act of 2017 that effectively gutted disability rights in this country. This bill was passed the day after the school […]
Are we really engaged in an argument about bathroom rights? It seems that way, but I believe that this is just obfuscation for prejudice and hatred of the other – in this case, it is directed again… Source: Transgender bathroom rights. Really???
This photograph is from the John Mosely collection and was taken in 1962. The demonstration took place at the construction site for the public school at Strawberry Mansion, and the people in the neighborhood were protesting because all of the construction workers were white – the construction took place in an African American community and […]
The Trump Cabinet – old, white and very expensive I have been watching the Cabinet hearings the last few days – at least as much of it that I can stand in a few hours. Here are some lowlights from watching this circus. Dept of Labor – the nominee opposes minimum wage. Attorney General – […]
Just another reminder to Trump voters and non-voters in the Presidential election – here is what you own now. Two recent selections are Betsy DeVos for Secretary of Education – DeVos is a person who has not attended public schools and her children have never attended public schools. She has no background in education nor […]
It is hard to believe that both of these ideas are on my mind at the same time. It is hard to acknowledge, but I had thought that our country and its awareness were much further along regarding racial relations – but clearly it is not. I also have to admit that I was […]
I did not think I would be writing about this subject in this way just 24 hours ago, but here goes. I cannot speak in the voices of women, Muslims, the disabled, the African Americans, the Latinos or the many others that have been diminished and demeaned by Trump in this campaign, but […]