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  • To Escape Illness, Grandma's Living in Backyard...

    To Escape Illness, Grandma's Living in Backyard
  • Meet the Living Son of a Former Enslaved Person

    The Washington Post recently ran a profile of DC-area resident Dan Smith. Smith is 88 years old, participated in the March on Washington, and, along with other activists, crossed the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma. He is also the living child of a former enslaved person. The whipping post. The lynching tree. The wagon wheel. They were the stories of slavery, an inheritance of fear and dread, passed down from father to son. The boy, barely 5, would listen, awed, as his father spoke of life in...
  • HUD Proposal to Gut Equal Access Rule Puts Transgender Lives at Risk

    HRC denounced a proposal by the Trump-Pence administration’s Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) that would drastically undermine protections for transgender and gender non-conforming people served by HUD programs. [