First coffee, then on the basis of justice

There’s a fine line between being inundated with insubstantial news all day, and truly understanding the social, economical and political circumstances in which you exist, as well as assuming your responsibility in the history being made right now.

The headline of The New York Times’ article read: Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Supreme Court’s Feminist Icon, Is Dead at 87. The second woman appointed to the Supreme Court, Justice Ginsburg’s pointed and powerful dissenting opinions earned her late-life rock stardom.

dis·sent
/dəˈsent/
verb
hold or express opinions that are at variance with those previously, commonly, or officially expressed.

“Do You Have Any Regrets?” Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Answers in 2019 | NPR

“Fight for the things that you care about, but do it in a way that will lead others to join you.”

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

One of the many fascinating things I found out about Ruth Bader Ginsburg through my research over the weekend, was her ability to remain calm and collected in any situation. Definitely #goals. These are the news worth reading and the stories that deserve your time and energy.

“When a thoughtless or unkind word is spoken, best tune out. Reacting in anger or annoyance will not advance one’s ability to persuade.”

—From Ginsburg’s 2016 book “My Own Words”

For those of us dedicated to equality and justice at work and at home, here are five RBG qualities worth emulating by Manon DeFelice.

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Below is a quick summary of Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s life and accomplishments however, I do invite you to watch RBG.

Tool of the week: Remembering Ruth Bader Ginsburg | NYT News

Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died. The second woman to serve on the Supreme Court, she had powerful opinions that made her a cultural icon. She was 87.