Unity Volume 12 Number 10, June 30

High court attacks women’s rights

Jamala Rogers By a narrow 5-4 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld, on July 3, a Missouri law which restricts women’s right to abortion. While not overturning the historic 1973 Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion, the court opened the way for each state to pass its own limits on women’s right to reproductive […]

Not In My Backyard

Ohio community fights toxic waste incinerator Mark Prudowsky, Contributed WARREN, OHIO — A newly constructed waste incinerator — less than 900 feet from the homes and school yards of the 6th ward, the heart of this city’s African American community — threatens the health of residents of northeast Ohio. Constructed by Houston-based Browning & Ferris […]

Faithful Witnesses

Palestinian Children Recreate Their World  “Faithful Witnesses” is an exhibition of Palestinian children’s art collected from camps, villages, and cities on the Israeli-occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip. The project was conceived by Kamal Boullata, Suleiman Mansour and Tayseer Barakat, three prominent Palestinian artists, and sponsored by Roots, an American-Palestinian youth organization, and the League of Palestinian Artists.  Boullata, […]