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¡Mi cuerpo es mío, yo decido! – The devastation of the Texas abortion ban for people of color

Melanie Navarro October 15, 2021
A ban on abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detectable took effect in the state of Texas. News of the imperilment of women's health in Texas sparked a dialogue on social media which is leaving many worried about the future of reproductive rights.
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Sexual assault survivor and immigrant activist Angy Rivera shares her story

Maya Brown November 11, 2018
Angy Rivera, subject of the Peabody Award-winning documentary "Don't Tell Anyone (No Le Digas A Nadie)". spoke about her experiences as an undocumented immigrant and sexual assault victim on Thursday, Nov. 8 in Roth Cafe.
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Protesters gather in Washington D.C. for a rally in solidarity with the transgender community in March 2015. TED EYTAN/FLICKR VIA CC BY-SA 2.0

We need to protect trans youth

Joseph Konig February 26, 2017
Like the attempts to ban refugees and deport undocumented immigrants, this is about children. Children who are suffering already.
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Students debate immigration policies at presidential election series

Jessica Chin September 15, 2016
The event was the first session of a five-part series of panels and debates meant to highlight key issues of the election.
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