Tag: Equality

Serena Williams Highlights How Abusers Use Money to Violate Their Partners

Photo: Allstate Purple Purse Foundation Earlier this summer, following a disappointing loss at the Wimbledon finals, Serena Williams told reporters, “The day I stop fighting for equality and for people that look like you and me will be the day I’m in my grave.” Williams continues to make good on her word, this time launching […]

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The Integration Success Stories

On April 19, 1971, the Senate began debate on legislation that had the potential to foster meaningful integration in American schools. The bill was Connecticut senator Abraham Ribicoff’s baby. He thought that supposedly haphazard, so-called “de facto” segregation was a myth. Instead, he believed that all segregation was traceable to law or public policy. It […]

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Amid Suggestions That She ‘Focus on Tennis,’ Serena Williams Says She’ll Fight for Equality to the Grave

Serena Williams in her Ladies’ Singles final during Day 12 of The Championships – Wimbledon 2019 on July 13, 2019, in London, England.Photo: Laurence Griffiths (Getty Images) “The day I stop fighting for equality and for people that look like you and me will be the day I’m in my grave,” said Serena Williams, at […]

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