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Echoes of a Gavel – AccessAbility in the House

On January 2, 2019 the U.S. House of Representatives welcomed Nancy Pelosi as House speaker. Not only was this her second time in returning to be the speaker of the house but as of today, she is the only woman ever holding this prestigious position. Making her the most influential woman in politics. History did […]

Only a pinch of SALT- Removing the taste for Home Ownership.

On November 1, 2017 the house GOP passed 2018 Tax Plan. With much heart ache, the plan will reduce taxes that would pay for many public services, including for health care. That was not a surprise. What was a surprise by many was the elimination of the State and Local Tax (SALT) deduction for interest […]

FACEBOOK HOUSING ADS DISCRIMINATE

On February 25, 2019, I quickly closed up my office after a long day starting at 5 am and hopped on public transit to attend the Inaugural Disability Collection in downtown Washington, DC. After two years of hard work from disability advocates, Verizon and Getty Images, a photo collection of a featuring individuals with disabilities […]

28 days of Protesting

At the time of writing this article, thousands of protestors across the country are seeking social justice for the tragic death of George Flyod and other deaths by racists police officers. Too many people of color have died by the police throughout the decades. The protests have created a timeless debate on how Americans can […]

FACEBOOK HOUSING ADS DISCRIMINATE On February 25, 2019, I quickly closed up my office after a long day starting at 5 am and hopped on public transit to attend the Inaugural Disability Collection in downtown Washington, DC. After two years of hard work from disability advocates, Verizon and Getty Images, a photo collection of […]

7 days of insanity: Nellie Bly, A Woman making disability history 

March is host to International women’s day and Women’s month for the United States. I’m highlighting Nellie Bly (lonely orphan girl) for her journalism and advocacy of women with mental illness. Ms. Bly, born May 5, 1864 was offered a job, under the pen name of lonely orphan girl, with Pittsburgh Dispatch in 1885 after […]

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