Florida voters have facilitated raising of minimum wage in the state to $15 an hour making their state 8th in the country, and the very first in the South to pass it.
Meghan Markle has penned down a much necessary ode to this extraordinary year, which has resonated with women and men world over that are struggling to make sense of the collective grief that is upon us today.
US Supreme Court has ruled that federal sex discrimination protections extend to gay and transgender workers, making it clear that employees cannot be fired under federal law simply because of their gender identity or sexual orientation.
The recognition that black women are not accounted for even in their deaths – even in the aftermath of unjust and illegal killings – is something the protest movements have adequately drawn our collective attention to.
As we celebrate Black History Month, it only becomes imperative to locate the erasure of Shirley Chisholm’s contributions as a pattern – of how dominant party nominations have systematically fallen short of according the rightful spaces to women and people of color.