News from Washington Democratic Sit-In to Stop Gun Violence It was an eventful week in Washington. It started Wednesday just before noon when members of Congress began a sit-in on the U.S. House of Representatives’ floor. The sit-in by Democratic legislators demanded … Continue reading
Enjoyed speaking today at The 14th Annual Disparities in Health in America: Working Towards Social Justice Workshop put on by University of Houston Downtown, Texas A&M Public Health, and HDEART (Health Disparities, Education, Awareness, Research & Training) Consortium.
The mass shooting in Orlando last weekend saddened and frustrated the nation, as it brings many of America’s challenges to the forefront: Equality for LGBTQ individuals, gun violence, and terrorism. Despite a historic victory that legalized same-sex marriage almost a year … Continue reading
The tragedy in Orlando fills us as a nation with gloom and sadness. We offer our prayers and condolences to the families and friends of those who died or were wounded during the shooting. But beyond that, in the wake … Continue reading