Steps People in Healthcare, Education, and the Legal System Must Take to Be Anti-Racist

By Alice Doyel Volunteer blogger   “In recognizing the humanity of our fellow beings, we pay ourselves the highest tribute.” Thurgood Marshall, civil rights lawyer, first African American Justice of the United States Supreme Court. Thurgood Marshall won 29 of the 32 civil rights cases he argued before the Supreme Court. He is best known … Read more Steps People in Healthcare, Education, and the Legal System Must Take to Be Anti-Racist

Improving Early Diagnosis of Autism for African American Students Part 2: People in Healthcare, Education, and the Legal System Must Listen Carefully and Respond Appropriately to the Needs of Black Girls

By Alice Doyel Volunteer blogger   “Defining myself, as opposed to being defined by others, is one of the most difficult challenges I face.” Carol Moseley-Braun, politician and lawyer Moseley Braun was the first African American woman elected to the U.S. Senate, the first African American U.S. Senator from the Democratic Party, the first woman … Read more Improving Early Diagnosis of Autism for African American Students Part 2: People in Healthcare, Education, and the Legal System Must Listen Carefully and Respond Appropriately to the Needs of Black Girls

Improving Early Diagnosis of Autism for African American Students Part 1: Where We Sadly Are Today

By Alice Doyel Volunteer blogger   This is the beginning of a series on Autism and African American Students. The stories are beautifully written by African American mothers. It will be both worthwhile and pleasurable reading these stories. “You wanna fly, you got to give up the shit that weighs you down” Song of Solomon … Read more Improving Early Diagnosis of Autism for African American Students Part 1: Where We Sadly Are Today