Tag Archives: Discrimination

From the Equal Justice Institute: “Slavery to Mass Incarceration”–An Animated Short Film by Artist Molly Crabapple

By Elaine Magliaro On Tuesday, the Equal Justice Initiative (EJI) released a new video–an animated short film by acclaimed artist Molly Crabapple, with narration by Bryan Stevenson–that “paints slavery in the stark terms in which it existed…hundreds of years in … Continue reading

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A Poem for Saturday, June 20, 2015: “Still I Rise” by Maya Angelou

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Picture of the Day for June 10, 2015: Regarding Discrimination Against Gays and Lesbians

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The State of South Carolina Files Amicus Brief with SCOTUS…Claims It Is Legal to Discriminate Against Women–So Why Not Against Gays?

By Elaine Magliaro Mark Joseph Stern posted an interesting article titled South Carolina to SCOTUS: We Can Discriminate Against Women, So Why Not Gays? over at Slate on Thursday. In his piece, Stern said that a major problem with the … Continue reading

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Stateside Indiana: Ridiculing and Speaking Out Against Bigotry

By Elaine Magliaro I’m am so happy to hear that Governor Mike Pence of Indiana “has come in for an extra heaping of scorn on social media” after signing the Religious Freedom Restoration Act. Curtis M. Wong (Huffington Post) said that … Continue reading

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