Joyce Greenberg Brown first learned about political organizing from Martin Luther King Jr. in 1957, when he visited her youth group at a Philadelphia YWCA. She worked for George McGovern in Pennsylvania in 1972 and managed field offices in Florida for Barack Obama’s 2008 and 2012 campaigns. She was so […]

Joyce Greenberg Brown first learned about political organizing from Martin Luther King Jr. in 1957, when he visited her youth group at a Philadelphia YWCA. She worked for George McGovern in Pennsylvania in 1972 and managed field offices in Florida for Barack Obama’s 2008 and 2012 campaigns. She was so […]

DETROIT — With just days to go before the start of the new academic year, schools around the country are rushing to gather materials they never thought they would need: plexiglass dividers, piles of masks and internet hot spots to connect with students remotely. And then there are schools that […]

ORANGE COUNTY, CA— Who wants to get married outside in Orange County…at the Honda Center? Yes. Once again, in an effort to halt the spread of COVID-19, Orange County Clerk-Recorder Hugh Nguyen is relocating his department’s marriage services to Honda Center in Anaheim. It’s the second time in 2020 that […]

By Doina Chiacu and Rich McKay (Reuters) – With just weeks to go before U.S. schools begin to open, federal health and education officials on Friday stressed the need for children to get back into the classroom despite parents’ fears about safety as coronavirus infections surge. Administration officials said reopening […]

Click here to read the full article. The Montreal-set Just for Laughs Festival is going virtual for its 2020 edition this fall, setting a two-day online event for the annual A-list comedy showcase for October 9-10. In April, organizers had postponed the 38th edition of the confab to the September […]

The Florida Education Association, a union representing 145,000 educators, filed a lawsuit on Monday against Governor Ron DeSantis and the state’s Department of Education in an attempt to stop schools from reopening at the end of August. The lawsuit argues Florida’s plan to reopen schools is unsafe due to the […]

(Bloomberg) — New Jersey’s governor said he will require the public to wear masks in outdoor crowds. Brooks Brothers Group Inc. filed for bankruptcy, becoming the latest veteran retailer to succumb to the pandemic’s impact on clothing sales. Britain’s finance minister unveiled a plan to save jobs, and cut taxes […]