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‘All right to be a hero’: Meet the woman whose landmark case was the first Ruth Bader Ginsburg argued at the Supreme Court

One day in June 1999, Sharron Cohen stood nervously on steps of the U.S. Supreme Court facing a bank of photographers and lawyers. Beside her, appearing equally uncomfortable, was Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.   “Do you enjoy this?” Cohen recalls whispering to Ginsburg.  “I mostly work,” Ginsburg muttered back, drily.  The occasion – a photo for a calendar celebrating the Women in Military Service for [...]

By |2020-09-24T09:06:58-05:00September 20, 2020|Feature, Justice, Reckon|Women|

‘I’m scared of you,’ young speaker says to police officer at Huntsville city council meeting

They came to the Huntsville city council to ask questions and levy criticism after police twice last week released tear gas to break up protests over the death of George Floyd. More than three dozen people spoke, some firing harsh words at Huntsville police Chief Mark McMurray and Mayor Tommy Battle and others wanting to know why the protests were halted in a militaristic manner.

By |2020-06-16T17:11:01-05:00June 12, 2020|Justice, Race, Story|