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Learn About Birth Control & Cost Options

  For several interrelated reasons, women's average lifetime earnings are substantially lower than their male counterparts. Women provid...

Learn About Birth Control & Cost Options

 


For several interrelated reasons, women's average lifetime earnings are substantially lower than their male counterparts. Women provide the majority of unpaid family caregiving which means their careers are frequently interrupted. Typically when most careers are formed and earning profiles are established,  women are giving birth and building their families. Research shows that a woman's lifetime earning potential is cut by 28% with the birth of one child. Each additional child reduces a woman's average earning potential by another 3 percent. 



WE SALUTE Richard Scahill



World War II ended in 1945. At that time Vietnam was a United States Ally. Less than a decade later, North and South Vietnam were at odds. Presidents Truman, Eisenhower and Kennedy could not end the war. Johnson escalated American involvement in Vietnam when Congress passed the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution. This gave Johnson the power to use military force in Southeast Asia without asking for an official declaration of war.

The DeCriminalization of Black Girls



December 2019 Massachusetts Democratic Representative Ayanna Pressley introduced The Pushout Act which means Punitive, Unfair, School-Based Harm that is Overt and Unresponsive to Trauma.

With co-sponsor Minnesota Democratic Representative Iihan Omar. the goal of the PUSHOUT ACT is to end the criminalization of Black children in schools by awarding grants and incentives to institutions that ban unfair discipline practices that worsen the school to prison pipeline.

Through research, these two Congresswomen found that Black girls are 7x more likely to be suspended from school than white girls. Yet, black children only make up 16% of all U.S. public school students.

WE SALUTE Dale Brice


Alton, IL High School Graduate Dale Brice went off to college and found that the military offered something better. He tells why he chose the Navy and how his military service shaped his life and the tools he is still using today.

DeFund Police



Former St. Louis Police Officer Redditt Hudson and National Coalition of Law Enforcement Officers for Justice Reform and Accountability Reddit Hudson explains why he supports police defunding. During this Justice System episode, Hudson talks about his experience as a police officer and why he became an advocate for change.