Posts Tagged: ending racism

Why We Observe Indigenous Peoples’ – Not Columbus – Day

WASHINGTON, D.C. — NOW is proud to continue to support the growing national movement to observe Indigenous Peoples’ Day on Oct. 14 rather than Columbus Day.  It is wrong to honor a figure who colonized, enslaved and massacred thousands of Indigenous People in the Americas.  Instead, we must lift up the experiences of Native American… Read more »

We’re Doing the Work; Why Aren’t We Seeing the Equity? For Women’s Equality Day, Experts Weigh In

“Black women are still not fully recognized in their authentic selves for the unique and powerful assets and experiences they can contribute,” said Christian F. Nunes, Vice President of the National Organization for Women (NOW) and chair of NOW’s Racial Justice Committee.

NOW’s Response to Donald Trump’s Racism

WASHINGTON, D.C. — It’s no wonder that practically the only President that Donald Trump can name is Andrew Johnson.  Among the impeached former president’s regular pronouncements on race was his vow that “Before I would see this Government destroyed, I would send every negro back to Africa, disintegrated and blotted out of space.” Until now,… Read more »