Racist ‘Star Wars’ fans aren’t new. Why doesn’t Disney do more to protect its actors?

From NPR.org | by Eric Deggans | The most surprising thing about the racism directed at Obi-Wan Kenobi star Moses Ingram is the fact that some people are still surprised by it. This is Moses Ingram on IG, speaking about the racism she has endured since becoming #Reva in the new @Disney Series @obiwankenobi. Full …

In the 10 years since Sandy Hook, gun laws in the U.S. haven’t changed much

From NPR.org | by Ayana Archie | A teenage gunman walked into an elementary school Tuesday in Uvalde, Texas, and opened fire, killing 19 children and two adults, making it the second deadliest school shooting in American history. The mass shooting at Robb Elementary School comes nearly 10 years after the deadliest school shooting on …

In some states, your 6-year-old child can be arrested. Advocates want that changed

From NPR.org | by Cheryl Corley | Kaia Rolle was 6 years old when police arrested her at a Florida school in 2019. The then-first-grader was accused of kicking and punching staff members while throwing a tantrum. A police officer used zip ties to handcuff her. The video of her crying and pleading with a …

Texas governor calls gender affirming care ‘child abuse.’ This family fights back

From NPR.org | by Wade Goodwyn | Almost from the moment he was born, Grayson Briggle had an identity of his own. By the time he was 3 years old he was consistently referring to himself as a boy, although he was assigned female at birth. He insisted on short haircuts and boys’ clothes. Read …

It’s still the apocalypse, let’s give ourselves and one another some grace

From NonprofitAF.org | By Vu Le | Hi everyone. It is spring in the northern hemisphere. It’s my favorite season and love it as much as we all love MYGOD (multi-year general operating dollars). The days are getting longer and the crocuses and daffodils and tulips are popping up and the cherry blossoms will explode …

A third of trans youth are at risk of losing gender-affirming care, study says

From NPR.org | by Vanessa Romo | The recent wave of Republican-led bans attempting to block transgender minors from accessing gender-affirming medical care may be fertile political ground for conservatives in an election year, but a new study shows the bans are putting tens of thousands of vulnerable young people in jeopardy. Read full story …

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