‘We Are In Crisis.’ COVID-19 Exacerbates Problems for People With Disabilities
May 20, 2020
Jeiri Flores is normally a busy, upbeat 29-year-old. But amid the COVID-19 pandemic, her go-to thought has been dark. “If I get this,” she thinks, “I’m gonna die.” This is not an unfounded fear. Flores has cerebral palsy, uses a wheelchair and needs assistance with everyday tasks, including making food and getting dressed. Her disability…
Women With Access to Higher Education Changed America—But Now They’re Bearing the Brunt of the Student Debt Crisis
April 4, 2020
Higher education policy has taken center stage in the 2020 Democratic Presidential primary, with candidates proposing big ideas including free college and student debt cancellation. Candidates’ focus on this issue stems from a very real change in the experience of paying for college. One in five U.S. households was burdened by student loan debt, as…
Resurgent Joe Biden Starts Super Tuesday With Big Virginia Win as Bernie Sanders Takes Vermont
March 26, 2020
(WASHINGTON) — A resurgent Joe Biden scored sweeping victories across the country with the backing of a diverse coalition and progressive rival Bernie Sanders seized Super Tuesday’s biggest prize with a win in California as the Democratic Party’s once-crowded presidential field suddenly transformed into a two-man contest. The two Democrats, lifelong politicians with starkly different…
As another super bowl approaches, I keep thinking about a clear September afternoon at MetLife Stadium, home of the New York Giants, and wondering if I’m a crappy dad. For the second straight year, I was lucky enough to take my 13-year-old son Will to a Giants game. We started the day running routes around…
With No Clear Frontrunner, Six Candidates Head Into The Democratic Debate in Iowa
January 17, 2020
The top tier of Democratic presidential candidates have gathered in snowy Des Moines for the final primary debate before the first-in-the-nation caucuses on Feb. 3, an event that many undecided voters in Iowa will be watching closely. Polls indicate that there are still four leading Democratic candidates vying for the win in Iowa: Sen. Bernie…
Five Places to Visit in Washington, D.C. With a Black Digital Storyteller
November 29, 2019
Travel|Five Places to Visit in Washington, D.C. With a Black Digital Storyteller5 PlacesLanae Spruce made a name for herself as a social media specialist at the Smithsonian’s African American Museum. Here are her top D.C. spots.Lanae Spruce, a social media storyteller, lists the Anacostia Arts Center as one of her favorite spots in Washington. “It’s…
Migrant households separated with the aid of U.S. are refusing reunification over risks: ACLU
September 9, 2018
Immigrant fogeys separated from their infants by way of the Trump administration and lower back to their buildings are refusing to be reunited with their infants as a result of their nations are so unhealthy, an legal professional for the American Civil Liberties Union informed a court docket on Friday. Read Extra
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