equality

Hillary Clinton, Laura Bush Unite for Afghan Women

Posted on 11/15/2013 by | Best Life | Comments

Bulletin Today | Your LifeFormer first lady Laura Bush and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton have different political allegiances. But there is at least one thing they agree on: The women and girls in Afghanistan have made great progress since 2001, and that progress must be preserved and pushed forward. Both Bush and Clinton are active in promoting freedom and equality for Afghan women, believing they are essential to the economic and political stability of their country. They joined Secretary of State …

50 Years Later, Still a Racial Divide on Jobs

Posted on 08/28/2013 by | Washington Watch | Comments

Bulletin Today | PoliticsFifty years since Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech, 60 percent of blacks believe that whites have better chances than they do to get jobs for which they are qualified, a new Gallup poll shows. Back then, 74 percent of the blacks polled felt that whites had better chances at jobs. And the perception of unequal opportunity was stronger among blacks under 50 (81 percent) than among blacks 50 and older (73 percent). Now the numbers are …

Honoring Dorothy Height, Civil Rights Pioneer

Posted on 04/21/2010 by | Archived Contributor | Comments

Your LifeDorothy Height was a hero. The leader of the civil rights movement who played an essential role in several of the achievements the movement made for equality in the 50s and 60s, passed away yesterday. Her work for racial equality and women’s rights will not be forgotten. Check out the video below honoring her memory, and read more about this extraordinary woman’s life here. http://c.brightcove.com/services/viewer/federated_f9/24025409001?isVid=1