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Facing BARRIERS: WOMEN AND DISABILITIES

Despite individuals with disabilities account for a large portion of the population, there is still a lack of advocacy and proper policies to accommodate these individuals. This is due to barriers many people with disabilities face such as fewer economic opportunities, higher poverty as well as access to necessary health resources. These barriers make it […]

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A Modern Rosie

Think of the word “soldier”. Your mind probably creates the image of a white man in uniform, armed, and ready to serve his country. Don’t worry, it’s not your fault you associate a masculine connotation with the word. What you picture has been depicted in photographs, textbooks, media, and has been accurate for most of […]

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Florida’s “Don’t Say Gay” Bill isn’t actually about protecting children

Recently, the topic of what’s being taught in K-12 schools has been making national headlines. From topics such as “critical race theory” to book bans, lawmakers have turned the classroom into a political battleground. This has garnered attention from not just parents of K-12 children, but celebrities, social justice advocates, students, businesses, and more. The […]

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Newsroom roundup 9/28

Local: The owner of A Bowl of Good is hosting a fundraiser to support Beyond Borders in Haiti who last August experienced a Earthquake large than the one that happened in 2010 there. https://fb.watch/8nifCjzwtH/ National: There could possible be another government shutdown in the near future. The new funding bill proposed by democrats failed to […]

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Newsroom Roundup

We are @stillstanding99, @imabadwitch, and @thefeministsunflower, and this is your newsroom roundup of the week! Local News: After a townhall meeting and advice from legal counsel, Rockingham County Public Schools (RCPS) has made the decision to not adopt new inclusivity policies proposed by the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE). These policies were proposed in response […]

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