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Women Supreme Court Justices in NY make history

The Villager 30 Jan 2023
Justice Mundy is the first woman jurist on the New York Supreme Court, Criminal Term, in Richmond County; Justice Ventura is the first Latina to be appointed to this Appellate Term; and Justice Ottley was the first African American Woman to supervise the Civil Court in Kings County.

Shahzia Sikander depicts never-ending struggle for freedom, justice

Dawn 30 Jan 2023
29, 2023, African Americans, and their supporters were marching across America to protest the lynching of a young black man in Memphis, Tennessee, where Martin Luther King Jr ... Joan Ruth Bader Ginsburg was an American lawyer and jurist who served as an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1993 until her death in 2020.

What's on? 10 top TV and streaming tips for Monday

RTE 30 Jan 2023
A group of rogue police officers responds to a complaint with apparent retribution rather than justice in mind, launching a raid on a group of African-Americans ... This documentary uses colourised historic film to bring the immigrant experience to life, with rare footage of different immigrant families searching for the American dream.

Pittsfield community leaders gather at Park Square to call for change after the police killing ...

The Berkshire Eagle 30 Jan 2023
When others saw what he was doing, they stood alongside him ... GILLIAN JONES — THE BERKSHIRE EAGLE ... 10 ... “Who are we, as Americans?” Edgerton said. “Do we truly believe in democracy for all, or do we believe in democracy for some? Do we believe in equity and justice for all, or do we believe in equity and justice for some? We need to check ourselves.”.

Connie Britton Reveals the Heartbreaking Lesson She Learned About Grief While Filming 'Dear Edward'

Morgan Citizen 30 Jan 2023
In Dear Edward (Feb ... I did ... Yet it’s something that feels so elusive, I think, particularly, in the American culture ... It’s a fascinating story and I think a really important story for us to see as Americans, because she was such a patriot, as are her mother and her family ... Also, it brings up issues about our justice system and our prison system ... .

Experts rank the best US presidents of all time

Lebanon Express 29 Jan 2023
He ranked low because of his pursuit of equal justice—particularly because he did not involve himself enough in securing rights for African Americans and instead left it up to the states ... Adams places at #17 due to his pursuit of equal justice, and by that token, his moral ...

First Palestinian American to win Illinois state seat sworn into office

Arab News 29 Jan 2023
After taking the oath, Rashid demanded justice for “innocent victims of violence everywhere.” This includes Palestinian civilians being targeted by the Israeli military, and also African Americans like Tyre Nichols who died three days after being beaten by police during a routine traffic stop in Memphis on Jan.

Racial tension in the groves of academe

San Gabriel Valley Tribune 29 Jan 2023
Three African-American Oberlin students were arrested for theft in an altercation outside the local Gibson Bakery ... It would be a tragedy if this disgraceful incident in any way obscured the unique place this small college has had in American history ... of racial justice and equality.

Illinois Supreme Court marks demographic shift

Dispatch Argus 29 Jan 2023
Illinois Supreme Court Justice Mary Kay O’Brien poses for a photo after performing a ceremonial swearing in of U.S ... When Illinois Supreme Court Justice Mary Kay O’Brien introduced her 5-year-old son to then-Justice Thomas Killbride years ago, she recalled him saying to her, “Mom, I didn’t know boys could be judges.” ... Justice Elizabeth M.

VIEWPOINT: Equity, social justice are crucial concepts of public health

The Morganton News Herald 29 Jan 2023
What was jarring was his dismissal of social justice, equity ... Integrating equity and social justice do not inherently make something communist or Marxist (as Jane Cantwell, a naturalized American citizen raised in the USSR, so eloquently explained in her public comments at the Jan.

Urban League of Middle Tennessee Statement on the death of Trye Nichols

The Tennessee Tribune 29 Jan 2023
The justice system is supposed to keep all communities safe and treat all people fairly ... life, and death of so many Black Americans.

All downwinders deserve justice from US

Albuquerque Journal 29 Jan 2023
Individually, we have worked for decades to expand and extend RECA so that justice is served ... We wholeheartedly support the inclusion of post-1971 uranium workers in legislation to expand RECA, but we cannot forget the many innocent civilians poisoned by fallout who are dying as they wait for justice ... Justice is long overdue.

(Opinion) Other Voices: Biden, Trump both mishandled classified materials

The Tribune Greeley 29 Jan 2023
Each special prosecutor should uphold the ethos that justice is blind and follow the facts and the law in each case, without fear or favor and without bowing to the toxic political environment enveloping America ... It’s fair and appropriate to ask why the Justice Department did not reveal its inquiry before Americans headed to the polls on Nov.

Troy Williams: Gina Hawkins broke barriers as Fayetteville police chief

Fayetteville Observer 29 Jan 2023
Hawkins, a Panamanian/African-American woman, was the best candidate for the job ... She holds a bachelor's degree in criminal justice from Georgia State University and a master's in management from John Hopkins University ... Floyd’s death sparked a global public discourse and activism around racial justice.

DOJ “actively working” on providing info on Trump, Biden docs to senators

Sandhills Express 29 Jan 2023
The letter revealed that the Justice Department attempted to brief lawmakers last September ... In a separate comment to CBS News, a Justice Department spokesperson said ... Uriarte added that the Justice Department’s policy protects the interests of the American people and “effective administration of justice.”.

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