Civil Rights

The honor no girl wants

The United Nations estimates that at least 125 million women and girls have suffered female genital mutilation (FGM) in Africa and the Middle East since 1989.

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Let's make sure girls count

From Kakuma to Malaysia to Liberia to the United States, the girls I’ve met want to have a voice in their communities and countries.

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Tireless voice for equality and opportunity

The American Association of People with Disabilities supports Debo Adegbile as the next assistant attorney general for the Civil Rights Division at the U.S. Department of Justice.

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Guise of religion to promote discrimination

This use of religion to justify discrimination against LGBT people – in the same way it was used to justify discrimination against my parents –offended me personally and as president of the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA).

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Pension history lesson

Although slavery is far behind us, many African Americans continue to live in poverty, unable to ensure economic stability in our later years.

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