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What it’s like to lose your best friend to suicide
I was probably seven years old when we first met. My mom and my aunt were both in charge of a group at church. My aunt was in charge of the grown-ups while my mother was in charge of us kids. Every Friday while my aunt was with the adults praying the rosary, the kids were being taught how to pray ....
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Undocumented stand with Brown family
United We Dream (UWD) stands in solidarity with the Brown family and with the African American community for whom tragedies like this happen much too often. Everyday millions of people of color in the United States go to sleep afraid of the people who are supposed to protect us. As an network of ....
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Congress must keep its voting rights promise
Congress went home recently without tackling several critical issues facing our country. This is common in an election year. But this year should have been different. For the first time in nearly five decades, Americans will go to the polls in November without a key protection under the Voting Rig....
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Network Neutrality: There is so much at stake
From protest songs, to news stories, to campaigns for social change, our community has long understood that the right and power to tell our own stories is critical in our fight for human dignity and equality. Network Neutrality rules, also known as open Internet protections, are critical to the fi....
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Women play soccer too!
With all the hype around the knock-out rounds of the World Cup, did you know that what we refer to worldwide as the World Cup is actually the Men’s World Cup and that the Women’s World Cup is next year in Canada? As a soccer fan, player and woman, I myself didn’t realize this until I started thi....
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Afghanistan: The other war of aggression
As violence in Iraq continues, and Israel escalates its brutal assault on Gaza, the human tragedy of boundless war and militarism could not be more clear. Yet, despite overwhelming U.S. public opinion that the so-called War on Terror (which amounts to a war on a military tactic and/or a political ....
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Planned Parenthood helps clarify ruling
In the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision to allow some for-profit companies to refuse to cover their employees’ birth control on religious grounds, women across the country are wondering how that ruling will affect their own insurance plans. That’s where Planned Parenthood comes in. Planned P....
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Bait-and-switch behind Hobby Lobby decision
For many years, the Supreme Court struck a careful balance between protecting religious liberty and maintaining the rule of law in a pluralistic society. Religious people enjoy a robust right to practice their own faith and to act according to the dictates of their own conscience, but they could n....
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How to disappear a mentally ill grandmother
Her cell was so dirty that a sock rotted into an open wound on her foot. For two and a half years, she didn't have a bed. She slept on a mat on the floor. ‘ Jan Green, a 51-year-old grandmother, never even stood trial. Because of the dramatic mood swings and psychosis associated with her bipolar ....
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Borinqueneers: Overcoming discrimination, adversity
President Barack Obama signed into law a bill to award the Congressional Gold Medal to the United States Army’s 65th Infantry Regiment; an Army unit composed mostly of soldiers from the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico called the “Borinqueneers.” They are nicknamed after the native Taino indian name....
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Julian Castro has made significant progress
In the White House State Dining Room last week, President Obama nominated San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro as the next Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), and current HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan to serve as the Director of the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Mayor ....
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United front against racism in NBA, NFL
In the wake of the appalling comments declared by Donald Sterling, the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, it's worth noting that the same level of racism, bigotry, and hatred survives in the National Football League (NFL). "It's commendable that the National Basketball Association (NBA) has respo....
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Julian Castro will bring bold leadership
We call on President Obama to nominate San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro to serve as the nation’s next Secretary of Housing and Urban Development and third Latino cabinet member. A two-term mayor of the nation’s seventh largest city, we know Castro would bring bold leadership and a wealth of econom....
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Vincent Harding: An enduring veteran of hope
Historian by profession and relentless nonviolent advocate by calling, Vincent Gordon Harding died on Monday, May 19, at the age of 83. The author of a series of books on the civil rights movement — which he called the Southern Freedom movement — he not only wrote history, but also played an activ....
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Supremely mistaken about affirmative action
In a disturbingly lopsided 6-2 vote, the United States Supreme Court once again became a willing accomplice in the recent onslaught of attacks on 60 years of civil rights progress. Less than a year after it effectively dismantled the Voting Rights Act of 1965, the Court ruled on April 22 that vot....
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