Shelter Island Coach Cindy Belt huddles with her team. (Credit: Daniel De Mato)
Title IX, subsequently renamed the Patsy Mink Equal Opportunity Education Act, was signed into law by President Richard Nixon 45 years ago on June 23, 1972.
Among the areas of discrimination in the United States that it changed was the downplaying of women’s sports at educational institutions. (more…)
“Fortunately here in Suffolk County you and we have the power. No one should feel powerless,” the long-time chairman of the Suffolk County Human Rights Commission (SCHRC), Rabbi Steven Moss, declared recently on the East End about combatting acts of discrimination including hate crimes in Suffolk. (more…)