To start Black History Month off on the wrong foot, a photo of Virginia Governor Ralph Northam dressed either in blackface or as a Ku Klux Klan member in his 1984 medical school yearbook has surfaced. Black face has a long history of being used to dehumanize people of color by exaggerating stereotypes of looks […]Read More Racism has no place in our government: a call for Ralph Northam to resign
The immorality of voting someone with such low regard for integrity and respect into office would be a loss for Alabama and even the Republican party. Many republicans today have been thanking their stars that he did not win, knowing that it may be losing a battle but not the war. The disappointing factor is that he won by such an immensely small margin.Read More No Moore; Humanity wins. Alabama is Back and Blue!
If we take an aerial view of Harrisonburg, Virginia, for example, a majority of what we see is parking lots. 84% to be exact. Naturally, the blacktop exists primarily in the populated areas most requiring transit. As Harrisonburg is a city growing bigger than its’ government can plan for, it falls victim to urban design […]Read More Leading The Way With Two Wheels
It is easy to say on the surface that women have made great strides in female empowerment progress. We have women breaking into higher levels of government, corporate America, and science fields. However, with all of this progress, it is important to note what still needs to be done. Women still aren’t making as much […]Read More Equality- Not So Evenly Dispersed
Just a quick news update, the Personhood bill was sent back to committee by the Virginia Senate for the year, effectively killing it for this legislative session. So, you know, we’ll have to worry about it again in the future, but for now, this is quite a victory! YAY!Read More Breaking News: “Personhood” Bill Sent Back to Committee
The bill mandating transvaginal ultrasounds is on its way to Governor McDonnell’s desk, and given his political beliefs and the fact that he’s gunning to be picked as vice president on the Republican ticket, there’s a good chance he’s going to sign it. (He’s already said he will). Also, you can check out this quick […]Read More Talking Points to Use When Calling Gov. McDonnell