How the Supreme Court celebrated pride month

happy pride month!

First and foremost, happy pride month everyone! June was chosen as pride month for the LGBTQ+ community in honor of the Stonewall Riots that occurred in June of 1969. So, in June communities come together to celebrate the achievements, importance, and value of the LGBTQ+ community everywhere throughout the world. So, since 1969, you’d think we made significant progress and we have, but we still have much to accomplish in terms of overall equality for people in the United States. We face several challenges and wins, one of which came from our Supreme Court this last week in the groundbreaking 6-3 decision that made discrimination against LGBTQ+ workers illegal.

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Know their names. Know their stories.

As many of you already know, George Floyd, an unarmed, cooperative, black man was killed by four police officers on May 25, 2020. These officers obstructed Floyd’s breathing for nearly nine minutes until he passed away. Recently, there has been a significant amount of protests against the officers, and numerous calls for justice to be served in the form of charging those involved with this murder.

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