Alexandra Bradbury: Though the vicious virus, which can kill in a matter of days, engenders a particular horror, it’s far from the biggest danger facing health care workers on the job, or patients in a hospital.
Rankism, a term coined by physicist, educator, and citizen diplomat Robert W. Fuller, is used to describe "abusive, discriminatory, or exploitative behavior towards people because of their rank in a particular hierarchy". According to Fuller rank-based abuse underlies many other phenomena such as bullying, racism, sexism, and homophobia.
Berry Craig: The Kentucky GOP very publicly promised to put the Bluegrass State in the right to work column if they flipped the Democratic-majority state House of Representatives. The Republicans came up short.
Sikivu Hutchinson: When it comes to creating or lifting up existing feminist or womanist programming for black girls in our communities the lavish support and enthusiasm that fuel the latest feminist Twitter skirmish is simply not there.
Rev. Irene Monroe: As mayor to “all the people” of Boston—African American LGBTQ communities felt heard, respected and represented during his administration.
Lamont Lilly: Lennon Lacy did not hang himself; he was lynched! He did not commit suicide; he was murdered! Capturing the correct language is so critical in this case, which is probably why mainstream media has refused to cover it.
Patrick Henry: My hope is that there will no longer be any restrictions, regarding the reception of the Eucharist, placed upon couples, gay or straight, based upon their marital or non-marital status.
John MacMurray: Slavery gave whites a group of people to feel superior to. They may have been poor, but they were not slaves, and they were not Black. They had power simply by being white.
Yohuru Williams: The “historical” Jack Robinson was a man who cared far more deeply about social justice than many realize and spent the better part of his post-baseball life working toward achieving equality for all people.
Brendan Hamme: Jails and prisons cannot justify discriminatory treatment of LGBT prisoners under the guise of keeping them “safe.”
Irene Monroe: Hysteria coupled with homophobia reared their ugly heads and targeted gay men across the country. Now, perhaps because we are decades removed, we can recognize this as an act of intolerance and inhospitality toward the ill.
Rasheed Shabazz: In Killing Them Softly, comedian Dave explained how fearful he was to call the police when someone broke into his house. Now why would a anyone in a free country like America be afraid to call the police to his own home when he was the victim?
Winona LaDuke: Native people have over 370 treaties signed with foreign countries, and most of those have not worked out too well for us; particularly those signed with aggressive military powers with huge economic interests.
Kevin Uhrich: In my opinion, one that I still hold, having more information about any given subject — “the other side” of a possible story — was something to be valued, not scorned, even in anti-ACLU Reagan Country.