Thursday, April 27, 2000

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  • Vermont Civil Union Bill Becomes Law

    Vermont’s governor signed landmark legislation yesterday making the state the first in the country to grant the full benefits of marriage to same-sex couples. [includes rush transcript]

  • U.S. Criticized for Sluggishness on International Race Initiatives

    The United States will participate in a world conference on racism next year in South Africa, but some members of civil rights and social justice groups say the U.S. role in the event is far from being defined. [includes rush transcript]

  • Afro Cubans and Race

    With the Elian Gonzalez story in the headlines every day, the image of Cuba on our TV screens is that of a mainly white population–Elian and his family, the Miami Cuban exile community, and President Fidel Castro himself. [includes rush transcript]