Nuestros cuerpos son sitios de ataque constante como personas LGBTQ. El tiroteo en Orlando es un tema de control de armas y por qué necesitamos leyes de armas más estrictas. Sin embargo, en tragedias como ésta, hay que pensar en el odio que está alimentada por una cultura de homofobia y transfobia.
Defensores de derechos de los inmigrantes dicen que el fallo de la Corte Suprema en dos programas que habrían otorgado un alivio temporal de la deportación para millones de indocumentados es un contratiempo. Pero, insisten, no es el final del camino.
Lee recientemente se sentó con Richmond Pulse en el Craneway Pavillion para hablar de su visión de la Cámara de Comercio y el crecimiento de la comunidad empresarial en Richmond.
I feel his speech signifies a turning moment, which has been coming for some time now, in which more people, including those who are not already known for their activism, are unapologetic about speaking against injustices.
There were many professional African-American athletes who made meaningful contributions to society and the civil rights movement. But none had the revolutionary audacity of Muhammad Ali.
Immigrant rights advocates say the Supreme Court ruling on two programs that would have granted temporary deportation relief for millions of undocumented immigrants is a setback. But, they insist, it is not the end of the road.
This profile is part of a series looking at young people in the Central Valley who are making a difference in their communities.
California’s Prop. 47 allows many individuals to change certain felonies into misdemeanors on their criminal records – but less than a quarter of those eligible have submitted their requests, and the window of opportunity could expire next year.
Everyone’s familiar with stereotypes. When you go to the movies, you see people play off stereotypes just to be funny. But a lot of people don’t realize that those stereotypes affect people in their everyday lives. I can name a couple of instances where my race and gender made my life harder than usual.
Financial and in-kind support from businesses and corporations are so important to the life of nonprofits. Whether through event sponsorships or grants for programs and operations, businesses matter. They provide visibility, funding and talent.