Many in south Texas see the border as a symbol of a national identity that not only excludes but also marginalizes them Alongside a one-room church, surrounded by farmland and a tangle of south Texas chaparral, a former slave master and a freed slave lay buried. Husband and wife. Nathaniel Jackson was a white man born into privilege on his father's plantation.
Amherst College Republicans invited Mr. Sessions to speak on Wednesday night. The event drew protests from students and faculty members at Amherst, as well as from nearby schools.
The president dismissed oversight investigations by House Democrats as partisan and illegitimate, signaling a new phase of confrontation.
President Trump promised to be the champion of the forgotten American. To some Republicans in Altoona, that promise is unfulfilled.
A Texas junior high school assistant principal has been placed on leave after making a student cover his shaved hairstyle with a black marker.
The senator and other 2020 candidates spoke at a presidential forum in Houston focused on women of color.
The lawsuits he filed from behind bars in the 1960s and '70s challenging harsh prison conditions laid the groundwork for prisoners to defend their rights even today.
The 2020 candidate was speaking at a presidential forum in Texas focused on women of color.
She reportedly slipped into a coma following a fight.
Avengers: Endgame' rewards the patience of fans.
Alabama's Nigel Shelby died by suicide last week, prompting an outpouring of condolences from human rights groups and celebrity allies.
His absence lost him a civil suit by default.
This week's roundup features webinars from NCDD member orgs MetroQuest, National Civic League, and Living Room Conversations, as well as, from Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict (GPPAC). NCDD's online D&D event roundup is a weekly compilation of the upcoming events happening in the digital world related to dialogue, deliberation, civic tech, engagement work, and more! Do you have a webinar or other digital event coming up that you'd like to share with the NCDD network? Please let us know in the comments section below or 
New legislation introduced in the House and Senate offers immigrants the chance to give back to their communities In September 2017, I sat with my friends in a Ball State University library room trying to come to terms with the news that Donald Trump had just shut down the program that gives undocumented immigrants like me the legal right to work and live in the United States. My friends, who are also students in the journalism department, knew my story and fell silent. They understood that without the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (Daca) program, my future was suddenly up in the air.
We fully support the 2020 nominee's student debt relief proposal. But to make it happen, we'll need to kick our efforts into higher gear This week, Elizabeth Warren, who is running for the 2020 Democratic nomination for president, announced a proposal to cancel student debt for millions of people and make public college free. This is a stunning, visionary plan that would transform our educational system and dramatically improve millions of people's lives.
As a behavioral scientist and president of the Carnegie Corporation, he took on policy issues that bring about hatred and violence and ignorance.
The Participatory Budgeting Project, an NCDD member org, has developed a new map of the participatory budgeting (PB) processes happening across the US and Canada, both current and past efforts. PB is a process in which community members democratically vote on a portion of the public budget, and as the map shows, the process has been growing rapidly across the country. We encourage you to learn more in the article below, view the live map here, and find the original version of this piece on 
The band will drop the follow-up to 2009's Lines, Vines and Trying Times on June 7.
Using math to explain strange states of matter, like superconductivity, he had a transformational impact on physics, with real-world applications.
We want to remind our network of our next Tech Tuesday call happening tomorrow April 23rd from 2-3pm Eastern, 11am-12pm Pacific. This free webinar will explore the digital platform, Ethelo, a participatory decision-making space that leads to higher transparency among participants and greater overall buy-in of the process. Register ASAP to save your spot on the call! In this webinar, we will be joined by John Richardson, founder and CEO of Ethelo.
The Green New Deal has been called a political loser. But back in 1988, both parties saw climate legislation as sensible.
Rethinking the world's most famous serial killer and his victims in the #MeToo era.
What traveling the world taught me about the universality of playing dress-up in other peoples' styles.
When They See Us" premieres May 31 on the streaming service.
The "Jenny From The Block" singer will receive the 2019 CFDA Fashion Icon Award this June.
The process even involved the former Yankees star's assistant.
Advocates ask how teacher Juan Ivan Barajas preyed on the girl years after U.S. Catholic bishops acted to stop sex abuse.