Don’t let the “well, actually” Twitterverse distract you from what it still horrifying news: “More than 700 children were taken from adults claiming to be their parents from October 2017 through April 2018, including more than 100 children under the age of 4.” Listen here to the audio from one of these mass trials.
In case you missed the live stream, here’s a beautiful recap of the Reclaiming Jesus Service and Candlelight Vigil at the White House.
A groundbreaking solar light kit could empower entire communities in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico. But each kit costs about $110, covered by donations. Its creator was shocked to discover the panels were 30 percent more expensive in light of the Trump administration’s new tariffs.
“The action is particularly noteworthy because — when compared to demonstrations confronting racism, promoting immigration justice, or decrying war — mainline advocacy responding to the climate crisis has largely remained a cognitive commitment to change, not an embodied resistance. This walk shows the that is swiftly changing …”
In one year, the number of 3-day suspensions dropped from 94 to 47. Here’s how they did it.
Austen Hartke examines the rollback of protections for transgender inmates in federal facilities.
“The Paige Patterson scandal just scratches the surface of a movement that has created a ripe environment for sexual harassment and abuse.”
“I wonder, is our attention easily swayed because these incidents involve people of color? Do they make America uncomfortable? Or is it because we still don’t know how to sincerely acknowledge and confront the reality of African Americans in the U.S.?”
The numerous ways in which the candidates’ unique relationships with the Hispanic community have already intersected.
Here, you need this. Happy Friday.