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The Advocates of April’s Autism Awareness Month

April’s serving of Autism Awareness Month makes room to celebrate the gallant endeavors of families and organizations dedicated to spreading advocacy on the developmental condition. Two stand-outs are highlighted here. Yetta Myrick Yetta Myrick is the Executive Director and President of DC Autism Parents (DCAP) and CDC Ambassador. The goal of DCAP focuses on presenting resources …

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Women of Color in Powerful Positions

In our society, women of color are often hired for positions because employers must demonstrate diversity throughout their organization. For a company to succeed, employees and clients of all backgrounds must feel welcomed to gain support or raise funds. Many companies feel pressured to express their support or opposition by making statements. The Struggle For …

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Migrant Busing

Migrant Busing: Where Do the Games End?

The American news cycle has been buzzing for months with a particularly bizarre political story. As the nation faces record-high numbers of asylum seekers at the Southern border, three Republican governors—Greg Abbott of Texas, Doug Ducey of Arizona, and Ron DeSantis of Florida—have resorted to busing thousands of migrants to Democratic stronghold cities Washington, New …

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Republican Political Agenda Supersedes Human Rights

For the past four months, Republican governors transported migrants and asylum seekers from their states to Democratic-led “sanctuary” states. These migrants are primarily individuals from Venezuela who seek refuge in the States by crossing the Mexican border. Immigration is a significant topic in every election cycle. About 350 million people cross the US-Mexico border every …

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