U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, shown during her weekly press conference Jan. 7, was a particular target of some of the Capitol insurrectionists.
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With obscenities and violence, rioters at the Capitol left an obvious message: angry contempt for women.
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La interseccionalidad sigue siendo una gran desconocida en las administraciones locales, a pesar de que son ellas quienes tienen la clave para acabar con esta forma de discriminación. El término fue propuesto en 1989 por la jurista afroamericana Kimberlé Crenshaw para describir el cruce de diferentes tipos de marginación.
In a widely publicized speech on the House floor, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez carefully analyzed the harmful effects of sexism in Congress.
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Misogyny combined with partisan vitriol is a dangerous combination for women politicians and American democracy, says a recent House resolution denouncing 'violence against women in politics.'
Kyniska drawn with her horses in the Biography of Illustrious Women of Rome, Greece, and the Lower Empire, published in 1825.
After her win in 396 BC, Kyniska erected a statue of herself, reading: 'I am the only woman in all Greece who won this crown.'
A Black Lives Matter protester outside the Federal Reserve Bank in New York.
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The economic status of Black Americans hasn't changed since the Fed was handed its mandate in 1977. Could targeting Black unemployment, encouraging credit and reporting discrepancies narrow the gap?
Folks are more likely to social distance properly if there are economic incentives to do so.
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Two economists argue that people who believe the economy will turn around quickly have more incentive to quarantine.
Work and family, without good childcare, are mutually exclusive.
A scholar and mother of a young child who is now working at home explores what's called the 'work-family conflict' – and finds that's the wrong label for the impossible choices faced by parents.
Trump addresses the Paycheck Protection Program at a meeting.
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The government wants to help small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic, but the definition of “small” is still pretty big.
Airbnb listings aren’t required to comply with the ADA.
Airbnb's platform perpetuates the social exclusion of people with disabilities, while the 30-year-old ADA doesn't apply to the sharing economy.
When the shuttered economy reopens, how many black Americans will be left out in the cold?
Black Americans were left especially vulnerable to the economic impact of COVID-19 and history shows it will take them longer to rebound.
Working from home is an accommodation long sought by many people with disabilities.
With vast swaths of society forced to work from home, people with disabilities can overcome many of the challenges they face in a normal office environment.
State police officers during a “Reopen Virginia” rally around Capitol Square in Richmond on April 22, 2020.
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'Dystopia' is a term that's gained popularity during the coronavirus pandemic. But it's not a synonym for 'a bad time,' and a government's poor handling of a crisis does not constitute dystopia.
The operating room at the Whole Woman’s Health clinic in Fort Worth, Texas, Sept. 4, 2019. Texas says abortions are nonessential during coronavirus.
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Seven states are moving to ban abortions, along with other 'elective' medical services, during the coronavirus crisis. But delaying or denying abortions can do serious health and financial harm.
Tight finances have long beset HBCUs.
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Without government intervention, three experts warn, HBCUs will have a difficult time bouncing back from the effects of the COVID-19 outbreak.
Distraction or performance enhancer?
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Research shows that the type of task – and style of music – tend to determine whether listening will help or hinder your performance.
Teachers can suffer abuse on the job.
From being subjected to harassment and threats to getting assaulted or having their cars keyed, many American teachers are being victimized.
Trump says Argentina is intentionally weakening the peso.
Most countries manipulate their currencies – at least a little – but at the moment that's not the real reason they are undervalued relative to the dollar.
Ford, Carter, George H.W. Bush and Clinton led four of the first administrations to fully embrace policy analysis.
The process known as policy analysis requires careful consideration and deliberation. In most cases, the public also gets to weigh in.
More older Americans are opting to die at home, often with the emotional support of a home care worker.
More than one-quarter of home care workers are born outside of the U.S. Stricter immigration laws could make it harder to find people to do this aide work.
Home DNA testing has made it easy and affordable for millions of people to learn about their ancestry. Now, police are using this genetic information to identify suspects in unsolved crimes.
Despite privacy concerns over police use of DNA uploaded to ancestry websites, many people are just excited that their genetic material could get a killer off the streets.