11 posts tagged Melissa Harris Perry
Hundreds of people responded, using email, Facebook and Twitter, to Harris-Perry’s call to share their experiences of raising children within communities that extend beyond their immediate families.
Parents, teachers, childcare providers, and others wrote deeply personal anecdotes about the roles they played, and continue to play, in creating communities that provide “safe places to play, quality food to eat, terrific schools to attend, and economic opportunities to support them.”
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Kansas resident Aaron Jackson sent the Westboro Baptist Church a visual message in support of LGBTQ equality by creating the “Equality House,” a home across the street from the Church in Topeka, Kansas, that he purchased and painted in the colors of the rainbow pride flag.
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House GOP’s VAWA proposal nixes LGBT, American Indian protections
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Today is the fourth day of Black History Month and what would’ve been Rosa Parks’ 100th birthday. This past weekend, Melissa Harris-Perry took a look back on the life of Rosa Parks and her legacy.