Black mother blasts Catholic school over students shouting n-word

According to the mother, who decided she would not disclose her name, the class began to act up when the “n-word” was read. Not only were the kids allowed to saw the word, but the teacher also encouraged it, according to what the woman said. While the kids were overusing…

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Indiana Doctor Defends Actions in 10-Year-Old’s Abortion – NBC4 Washington

An Indianapolis doctor who provided abortion drugs to a 10-year-old rape victim from Ohio defended her actions before a judge Monday in an episode that drew national attention in the weeks after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade.Dr. Caitlin Bernard testified during the second day of a court…

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Mother, Three Children Gunned Down After Protective Order Denied, Suspect In Custody

According to police, the mother’s former boyfriend, Jonah Adams, 35, was arrested in connection to the deaths of 39-year-old JoAnna Cottle and her three children, Kaelyn Parson, 13, and 4-year-old twins Kinsey and Jayson Cottle.Chesterfield police say the bodies of the mother and her three children were found at a…

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In Ohio, Trans Students Triumph Against the Odds

Going into the next several months, many states will begin their legislative cycles anew. Activists I have spoken to are afraid that 2022–23 will feature even more anti-transgender bills than previous record-breaking cycles. Republican governors have taken to bypassing the legislative process after legislative defeats of banner anti-trans legislation. In…

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Link to the Full article: Explaining the positive relationship between state-level paid family leave and mental health

As of April 2021, nine states and the District of Columbia had enacted state-specific paid family leave (PFL) programs, offering partial wage replacement to parents after the birth of a child. The Biden Administration also proposed the development of a national solution through the American Families Plan. Despite these advances,…

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Young Latinas are using their quinceañeras to get Texans to vote

A group of young Latinas donned their quince gowns on Oct. 29 and led their families and friends along the streets of San Antonio, urging them to harness their electoral voice and vote in the upcoming midterm elections. The event was part of Ride to the Polls, a national campaign…

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How abortion is mobilizing young voters beyond midterms elections – Scalawag

The week of March 22, Governor Greg Abbot issued an order stopping medical procedures that weren’t deemed “medically necessary,” a COVID-era measure supposedly intended to preserve medical equipment that effectively banned abortions in the state. (At the same time, Abbott consistently refused to implement safety precautions or shelter-in-place orders to…

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‘Horrendous’: Company accused of employing dozens of children in slaughterhouses – Raw Story

One child interviewed by DOL investigators reported that they worked for PSSI starting when they were 13, cleaning machinery on the “kill floor” at one of the plants. The 14-year-old worked more than 18 hours per week during overnight shifts, and suffered a burn injury from the cleaning chemicals they…

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Breaking the Cycle? Intergenerational Effects of an Anti-Poverty Program in Early Childhood | Andrew Bar and Chloe R. Gibbs | Head Start Intergen_1_31_2022.pdf

Despite substantial evidence that resources and outcomes are transmitted across generations, there has been limited inquiry into the extent to which anti-poverty programs actually disrupt the cycle of bad outcomes. We leverage the rollout of the United States’ largest early child-hood program, Head Start, to estimate the effect of early…

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