Here’s what’s happening Today in the 914, according to Westchester Woman:
Gold, a mother of two, is active in both the LGBT and Jewish communities. Here’s her video promo for the Jewish Community Center (JCC) on the Hudson in Tarrytown.
Click below to get your tickets by clicking below:
— Ha! Ridge Hill (@HaRidgeHill) March 16, 2016
2.) Monique W. Morris, co-founder of the National Black Women’s Justice Institute, says that the instances of a 16-year-old black teen being expelled for a science experiment; another girl tossed to the ground during a pool party fight; an another thrown across the room in a South Carolina classroom are not all coincidences.
She says the U.S. has a trend of judging and condemning black girls and teens based on ideologies of racism and patriarchy, and explores this in her new book Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools.
Read more about it in The Atlantic below:
3.) Today’s headlines:
- (Daily Voice) Rivertowns Could See Start-Of-Spring Snowstorm
- (LoHud) New Push to Expand Medical Marijuana in NY
- (Daily Voice) Study Says Hudson Valley Residents Drowning In High Taxes
- (Daily Voice) Prelude, Education Center Opens Officially Opens In White Plains
- (Daily Voice) Westchester Ranks Among Healthiest Counties