The mayors of Los Angeles, Oakland, Atlanta, Georgia, Tacoma, Newark, Saint Paul, Jackson, Compton, Shreveport, and Stockton have joined Mayors For A Guaranteed Income, a coalition advocating for UBI policies, or the idea of giving out recurring cash payments to all individuals without any strings attached.
Her election is further sign of the black community’s increasing political influence in Ferguson. In 2014, the city had one black council member. Now four of six council seats are filled by African Americans.
This new data demonstrates significant progress in reducing both overall incarceration across the country and the disproportionate effects of our justice system on communities of color.
April 2020 was also the first month ever when renewables beat out coal altogether in the U.S.
The ruling, by a three-judge panel from the Federal District Court in Cincinnati, ordered new maps to be drawn by June 14 to be used for the 2020 election, when Democrats will fight to preserve their House majority.
In 1984 Russia sent the first woman, Svetlana Savitskaya, on a spacewalk. Since then, twelve U.S. women have completed 43 spacewalks.
On May 7, 2019 Denver, Colorado passed Initiative 301 decriminalizing psilocybin, or “magic”, mushrooms. Denver is now the first city in the U.S. that has legislation decriminalizing psilocybin.
There’s an opportunity to simply be grateful that those of us who are interested have a long, robust conversation about our next president. Why not take it?
Donald Trump has now made pretending impossible.
If we truly valued diversity and inclusion, then we would have a preference for accepting and welcoming conflicting viewpoints We would welcome those who hold opposing beliefs as neighbors and assume they have good intentions. But we don’t.