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By Daniel Wiessner (Reuters) – Home Depot violated U.S. labor law by barring a retail worker from wearing an apron that said “BLM” in support of the Black Lives Matter movement, a federal labor board ruled on Wednesday. The National Labor Relations Board in a 3-1 decision said the worker’s refusal to remove the writing […]

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A Home Depot store is seen in Los Angeles, California March 17, 2015. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/File Photo By Daniel Wiessner (Reuters) – Home Depot (NYSE:) violated U.S. labor law by barring a retail worker from wearing an apron that said “BLM” in support of the Black Lives Matter movement, a federal labor […]

Akash Orang, a seven year old tribal boy, was maimed for life after being shot by a guard in Kaziranga National Park. The park has a shoot on sight policy. © Survival You are walking through the rainforest with your best friend. Sunlight sparkles through the leaves and the two of you are chatting and laughing. Birds […]

By Daniel Wiessner (Reuters) – Home Depot violated U.S. labor law by barring a retail worker from wearing an apron that said “BLM” in support of the Black Lives Matter movement, a federal labor board ruled on Wednesday. The National Labor Relations Board in a 3-1 decision said the worker’s refusal to remove the writing […]

George Floyd spent the last few moments of his life lying on the ground, handcuffed, with his neck pinned under the knee of a white Minneapolis police officer who ordered him to “relax” as the 46-year-old black man gasped, “Please, I can’t breathe.” Anger over Floyd’s death on May 25 has bubbled over into protests […]

George Floyd’s murder in Minneapolis in May 2020 sparked the largest racial justice protests in the United States since the Civil Rights Movement. But the movement went far beyond this nation’s borders — it inspired a . . .

Too often, companies and organizations put time, money and energy into Black History Month celebrations that end up feeling poorly planned and perfunctory. Worse, these so-called celebrations can leave employees feeling alienated and less connected to each other than before.  But what if your company or group found a way to make February a time […]

By Joshua Grant In the United States, human rights issues have historically been viewed more as foreign policy and diplomacy questions than matters that hit close to home. Recently, however, human rights issues have taken a decidedly more domestic turn. Several policy solutions posed by the Trump administration have been largely reactionary and, in some […]

For millions of people across the country, February is a time to reflect on the contributions black Americans have made to our rich national history. But for a handful of educators, the first week of this month is dedicated to amplifying year-round efforts to introduce the values of the Black Lives Matter movement into K-12 […]

For millions of people across the country, February is a time to reflect on the contributions black Americans have made to our rich national history. But for a handful of educators, the first week of this month is dedicated to amplifying year-round efforts to introduce the values of the Black Lives Matter movement into K-12 […]


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