In the past couple of years, various states — including California, New York, New Jersey and Virginia — have passed legislation banning discrimination against natural Black hairstyles, and the US Navy has also adapted its hairstyle policy to be more inclusive. … [Read more...] about Black women with natural hairstyles are less likely to get job interviews
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We can also try to turn peer pressure into a force for good. Studies show that peer influence can be a powerful tool in decreasing risky behavior among youth. For example, students with friends who use substances are more likely to increase their use. Conversely, after they participated in a peer-led substance abuse program, they reduced their use. … [Read more...] about Telling young people to stay inside during a pandemic is like telling them to abstain from sex. Here are some better ideas
Yet even if they spoke by phone during that time period and agreed to the outlines of a deal, it would take many days for staff to draft the legislative language of such a vast proposal, a process that some believe could take up to a week or more given both its sweeping size and the fraught negotiations that would undoubtedly continue over the finer points of the bill. … [Read more...] about Congressional action on new relief package likely to wait until September — at least
On Wednesday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Fox News @ Night,” Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) responded to a letter warning members of the media about their coverage of a female vice presidential nominee by stating that concerns about media coverage of women should be non-partisan, and that the way conservative women are treated by the media, “You would think that conservative women are at the bottom of the pecking order in Washington, D.C.” … [Read more...] about Blackburn: Conservative Women Are Treated Like They’re ‘at the Bottom of the Pecking Order’ by Media
Libby is a very loving and intelligent dog. She enjoys running in the yard and chasing her tennis ball as well as jumping into some water for a swim with the children in her family. At the end of the day she likes to find a nice warm blanket or even her owner to snuggle up with. She is an extremely loyal and energetic dog that will make a great companion for one person or a whole family. … [Read more...] about Libby Is Looking for a Family!