Drum Corps International to kick off Summer Tour at Ford Field

The Blue Stars, one of the six competing corps appearing in tomorrow’s Drum Corps International Tour Premiere at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan, were featured on local station WXYZ-TV Channel 7 to hype up the event.

Why celebrating Juneteenth is more important now than ever  – Vox

In many ways, Juneteenth represents how freedom and justice in the US has always been delayed for black people. The decades after the end of the war would see a wave of lynching, imprisonment, and Jim Crow laws take root. What followed was the disproportionate impact of mass incarceration, discriminatory housing policies, and a lack of economic […]

LGBTQ protections advance in Medina – Medina Gazette

My home town gets it. Ordinance 541.08 amended the codified ordinance of the city to prohibit intimidation on the basis of sex, gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation. Ordinance 717 prohibits discriminatory conduct on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity or expression. Until these ordinances are approved, it remains legal to evict […]

Concentration Camps Expert Andrea Pitzer: The Trump Administration Is Running Camps at the Southern Border

If you’re not pushing back, you are part of the problem. “The more authoritarian the regime is, and the more people allow governments to get away with doing this sort of thing politically, the worse the conditions are likely to get,” Hyslop says. “So, a lot of it depends on how much pushback there is. […]