Paul Solman speaks with an airport contractor and McDonald's employee whose near-minimum wage salaries keep them on public assistance. A higher wage, as high as the possible $15 in Seattle, would go a long way toward making them more independent, they say.
Taylor Kirkwood, 18, has battled autism and scoliosis. Through some family connections, Seahawks running back Christine Michael said he would take her to prom. They both wore pink on the special night. Taylor Kirkwood, 18, has battled autism and scoliosis. Through some family connections, Seahawks running back Christine Michael said he would take her to prom.
Laverne Cox Talks to TIME About Transgender Movement
Bullied and harassed for appearing feminine while growing up in Mobile, Ala., Cox eventually came out as transgender while living in New York City and took up acting. Now a star on the Netflix drama Orange Is the New Black, she has emerged as a public leader of the trans movement, using her increasingly prominent perch to make the case for equal rights and touring the country giving a stump speech titled “Ain’t I A Woman?” When Cox says it, that refrain is not a question.
Tom Brokaw revisits his award-winning 1997 Dateline Special "Why Can't We Live Together" in which he looked at the town of Matteson, Illinois a once all-white suburb, experiencing a departure of longtime residents as African-Americans began to move in.
Magee Carey D. Andrew-Jaja, MD, FACOG of Magee has delivered thousands and thousands of babies, but he welcomes each of them into the world, with a beautiful song! From "Happy Birthday," to "It's a Wonderful World," he inherited the tradition from his mentor and he has even delivered a father and son.
Making an Impact: Advancing Racial Equity in Schools
The Organizing Apprenticeship Project and others discuss their successful campaign, using Race Forward's framework and resources, to get the Minneapolis-area school system to integrate Racial Equity Impact Assessments into their policy process.