A pioneering panel which aims to ensure the varying needs of disabled people are fully met by East West Railway Company has been set-up.
The Accessibility Advisory Panel is thought to be the first of its kind for a UK based rail company building a new railway and will help East West Railway Company set industry-leading standards for accessibility and inclusivity.
‘Redeeming Justice’ is a memoir about Jarett Adams.
He was seventeen when an all-white jury sentenced him to prison for the crime of rape, a crime he didn’t commit.
After studying case law in prison, African American Jarrett Adams reached out to the Innocence Project.The case was heard in the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, and it was unanimously reversed. The case unraveled due to new evidence that police withheld a statement from a college student that vindicated Adams from the crime.Now a pioneering lawyer specializing in criminal defense, Adams recalls the journey that led to his exoneration.
Olivia Hill has made history as the first openly trans person to be elected to political office in Nashville, Tennessee. On Thursday (14 September), Hill made history, winning 12.9 per cent of the vote and being elected to the Metro Council. She is the first out trans candidate to have been elected anywhere in Tennessee, according to the LGBTQ+ Victory Fund.https://www.thepinknews.com/2023/09/17/nashville-elects-first-openly-trans-politician