Adele Costa

S.B.8, AKA the Texas Abortion Ban

By Adele Costa | Sep 3, 2021 | Comments Off on S.B.8, AKA the Texas Abortion Ban

What happened, what the NWHN is doing about it, and how you can help.

Juneteenth: A Time to Celebrate, Reflect, and, Ultimately, Act

By Adele Costa | Jun 16, 2021 | Comments Off on Juneteenth: A Time to Celebrate, Reflect, and, Ultimately, Act

On June 19th, 1865, enslaved Black people in Galveston, Texas gathered at the Ashton Villa to learn their fate. Union General Gordon and over 2,000 federal troops had just occupied the territory, and there were rumors surging that the Civil War was over.