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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
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
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
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.
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.
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.