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Blog: Fair Housing is an Intersectional Fight for Freedom

Blog: Fair Housing is an Intersectional Fight for Freedom

Every April we celebrate National Fair Housing Month and the passage of the Fair Housing Act, a robust civil rights act enacted in 1968 that prohibits discrimination in the access of housing. On the surface, fair housing could simply mean accessibility to quality...

Black Expectant Mothers Deserve Better Public Heath Care 

Black Expectant Mothers Deserve Better Public Heath Care 

Although racial health disparities have been widely-recognized throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Black women have shouldered the brunt of systemic inequities in health care for centuries. As highlighted during this month’s  Black Maternal Health Week — a campaign...