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Articles about Equity

7 Times Resistance Changed American History

7 Times Resistance Changed American History

Happy Pride Month! 50 years ago, LGBTQ+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bi, Trans, and Queer) communities could not live as openly as they do today without fear of harassment. Back then, members of these communities had a few places such as bars where they could socialize and feel safe. However, these establishments were subjected to frequent harassment by police. But thanks to the fearless bravery of Black (and white), trans and bisexual womxn, many more LGBTQ+ community members can now show the world that they’re proud to be who they are!

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Juneteenth: An Overview, Celebrations, and Resources

Juneteenth: An Overview, Celebrations, and Resources

Juneteenth marks the day that slaves in Galveston, Texas learned that they were free – two years after the Emancipation Proclamation ending the practice of slavery was signed by Abraham Lincoln on January 1, 1863. The proclamation made clear “that all persons held as slaves” within the rebellious states fighting in the civil war “are, and henceforward shall be free.”

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Indigenous Heritage Month

Indigenous Heritage Month

Happy Indigenous/Native American Heritage Month! Each November, people across the United States celebrate Native cultures and achievements and bear witness to the difficult history of colonization of Native American peoples by white settlers.

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Comcast’s Continued Commitment to Accessibility

Comcast’s Continued Commitment to Accessibility

As part of their ongoing commitment to accessibility, Comcast has figured out a way to provide fully inclusive customer support assistance to their Deaf and hard-of-hearing customers. To this day, he said, there are no language interpreters at White House press briefings.
“We’ve seen a lot of mayors, a lot of governors that have included that practice momentarily and have been very responsive,” Soukup told Cheddar. “We’ve had some challenges in creating that same awareness in the White House.”

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