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Event of Interest: Protest in Detroit over Black History Book Dumping

It’s never a good thing when books are burned, but what about when books are dumped out of a school district’s collection? In a city neighboring Detroit, recently, there were protests sparked over the dumping of Black History books. Evidently, a Detroit-area school district dumped thousands of historic works – more than 10,000 volumes that covered Black… Continue reading Event of Interest: Protest in Detroit over Black History Book Dumping

Disability Rights

Event of interest: Disabled Girl Denied Access to Museum in Savannah, GA

  On a recent visit to the Ship of the Sea Maritime Museum, an 11-year old girl was denied access because the docent surmised that her wheelchair would dirty the carpets. You can certainly understand the outrage of the family who visited this Savannah, Georgia museum. The girl’s family did receive an apology letter, which they posted… Continue reading Event of interest: Disabled Girl Denied Access to Museum in Savannah, GA

Environment

Get Involved: Petitions – Starbucks: Change from Plastic to Biodegradable

  I love my coffee fix as much as the next person, but what I don’t love is the amount of waste grabbing coffee on a daily basis creates. Sure, I try to remember to bring my reusable travel mugs, however, sometimes I forget and I’m burdened with the guilt that I’m contributing to the… Continue reading Get Involved: Petitions – Starbucks: Change from Plastic to Biodegradable