The need to look for solutions to the crisis of Black women and babies dying is only becoming more crucial as the already unprecedented rates of maternal mortality in the United States are rising.
This MLK day, we should talk about all that he did, along with all that still needs to be done.
Earlier this week, Maya Angelou became the first Black woman on the U.S. quarter – the start of the rollout of the American Women Quarters Program, a four year endeavor in which the Mint will release five new quarter designs per year.
Two years ago this January 27th, Virginia became the 38th state to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment. What does this mean exactly? That we should have had equal rights to that of men two years ago.
Not everyone can place Hattie W. Caraway’s name at first glance, and not many today could tell you of her accomplishments, but her tenure as the first woman elected to the U.S. Senate remains a crucial point in our history today.
Yesterday, 12 briefs were filed in support of the Equal Rights Amendment in the DC District Court! It’s not just the advocacy groups supporting this issue, there is a real groundswell here, including constitutional scholars, corporations, and others.