U.S. Department of Education Sends Mixed Messages on Bostock’s Application to Transgender Students Under Title IX

U.S. Department of Education Sends Mixed Messages on Bostock’s Application to Transgender Students Under Title IX

In June of this year in its Bostock v. Clayton County decision, the Supreme Court held for the first time that Title VII’s prohibition on sex discrimination in employment also prohibits discrimination against an individual based on their sexual orientation or...
The Federal Government’s Execution Spree Must End

The Federal Government’s Execution Spree Must End

On July 25, 2019, US Attorney General William Barr announced that the US government would resume executions after a nearly two-decade hiatus. The first killing of the new regime occurred nearly a year later with the execution of Daniel Lewis Lee on July 14, 2020. In...
A Colorblind Test For a Racialized System

A Colorblind Test For a Racialized System

Photo Credit: Truthout On January 9, 2017, a 17-year old Black kid named Tykorie Evelyn was walking on the sidewalk when a police car pulled up beside him and police began asking him questions. Evelyn continued walking while giving short responses to the officers. The...
Woke Superheroes

Woke Superheroes

Spiderman, Superman, even Ms. Marvel—they’re not superheroes for the woke era. In their day, strong men in spandex were celebrated for bringing justice to their cities. But today, our concept of justice is markedly different than it was in the 1960s. Spiderman tracked...