By Chad Dion Lassiter, MSW When the Supreme Court finally declared the Civil Rights Act of 1875 unconstitutional, Frederick Douglass, amid an outpouring of outrage, advised that we must first take a collective deep breath. The Supreme Court had killed the law...
When the Supreme Court finally declared the Civil Rights Act of 1875 unconstitutional, Frederick Douglass, amid an outpouring of outrage, advised that we must first take a collective deep breath.
Although the court’s favorable judgement came as a surprise, voting rights advocates quickly recognized its significance, and enthusiastically welcomed it.
This year marks the second anniversary of the conviction of Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd.
Today is a day of exaltation for many but should also illuminate the need for intentional engagement and political participation, irrespective of race and in the interest of equity for all Alabamians.
LGBTQIA2S+ folks are not the only community facing injustice in the United States today. And those of us living in multiple marginal identities suffer greatly.
NASW, including the NASW Michigan Chapter, submitted an amicus brief on March 10, 2023, to the Michigan Supreme Court as it hears the case Pueblo v. Haas to determine custody rights for separated, unmarried LGBTQ couples.
HB56, the bill allowing clinical social workers to diagnose within their scope of practice, passed in the Alabama Senate. It is now ready to be signed into law.