My 2015 annual blog report. Have a Happy New Year!

See the fireworks Civil Rights Advocacy created by blogging on Check out my 2015 annual report.

Real quick summary for you:

Voting Rights button

Voting Rights


Map of where states stood on Medicaid Expansion as of Feb 5, 2015

Medicaid Expansion


Rosie the Rivater "We Can Do It!"

Feminism and Women’s Rights


Memorial to Helen Bechdel - picture and flowers

Memorials: This one was to Helen Bechdel


Picture of the stained glass windows in need of repair at St. Paul's AME church in Bellefonte, PA

Historic Preservation and Preserving Black History


NOW Keep Abortion Legal round

Reproductive Justice


Picture of a sign that says, "End Rape Culture"

End the Culture of Rape on Campuses


NOW "Stop Violence against Women" diamond sign

Stop Violence Against Women


Picture of a white pater onf cyberstalking and online threats created by the National Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence Against Women, NOW, and the Nationl Council of Women's Organizations

Cyber-stalking and Online Threats


Picture of fireworks associated with my 2015 blogging annual report

Fireworks for 2016. Happy New Year!



Thank you to all of my readers and have a very Happy, Peaceful, and Prosperous New Year

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Scalia’s Affirmative Action Quote of the Week

US Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s recent comment about affirmative action and access to colleges for Blacks by Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia is as bad, if not worse, than Donald Trump’s comment about banning all Muslims from the US.  Why? Because right now, Scalia has the power of the US Constitution while Trump has the power of the media. The first is enforceable power, the second is that of the bully’s pulpit.  Both are dangerous, but as of right now, Trump can’t enforce his hateful rhetoric; Scalia can.

Nel's New Day

Media pundits have concentrated on Donald Trump’s outrageous statement that he would keep all Muslims from entering the United States. Last month, Justice Antonin Scalia made a connection between LGBT people, pedophiles, and child abusers in a speech to first-year law students at Georgetown. Today he made outrageous—and dangerous—statements during arguments before the Supreme Court. Scalia is much worse than Trump–Scalia’s in control, Trump isn’t.

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia is interviewed by The Associated Press, Thursday, July 26, 2012, at the Supreme Court in Washington. (AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari) Antonin Scalia (AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari)

In an affirmative action case out of Texas, the high court listened to lawyers debate the use of race in college admissions. Scalia’s statement:

“There are – there are those who contend that it does not benefit African Americans to ­­ to get them into the University of Texas where they do not do well, as opposed to having them go to a less­-advanced school, a less – a slower-track school where they do well.

“One of – one…

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