Amy Donofrio can’t contact students amid an inquiry into her BLM flag

Amy Donofrio hung a Black Lives Matter flag at Robert E. Lee High as a sign her class was a safe place to talk about race. She is under investigation.

Long before George Floyd was killed – and many Americans turned a serious eye toward acknowledging, understanding and even uprooting systemic racism – English high school teacher Amy Donofrio was encouraging her students in Jacksonville, Florida to push for equality and empowerment, for justice and personal achievement.

— Read on eu.usatoday.com/in-depth/opinion/2021/05/23/teacher-amy-donofrio-black-lives-matter-flag-jacksonville-florida/5147034001/

Manchin’s Voting Rights Plan Would Do Nothing About The Wave Now Of Voter Suppression Bills

“…the reason for the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act is to respond to the conservative judiciary’s hostility to voting rights laws. The conservative Supreme Court gutted the Voting Rights Act’s pre-clearance authority by a 5-4 vote in the 2013 Shelby County v. Holder decision.”

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/joe-manchin-for-the-people-act-john-lewis-voting-rights-advancement-act_n_60a8133ee4b019ef10da207c