White privilege, in the original French meaning of "private law", is real. Class privilege is too. http://t.co/ch1juiWhwG — Noah Smith (@Noahpinion) August 28, 2014 From Quartz, “These seven charts explain how Ferguson—and many other...Show More Summary
Megyn Kelly was incredibly bewildered Thursday night at President Obama's comment about having no concrete Syria strategy yet. Ed Henry was very blunt in telling Kelly that this is an unqualified "disaster" for the White House.
By Leika Kihara and Stanley White TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese household spending fell more than expected and factory output remained anemic in July after plunging in June, government data showed on Friday, suggesting that soft exports and a sales tax hike in April may drag on the economy longer than expected. Show More Summary
In My Battle To Push The "Embedded Confidence Men" Out Of The "Black Community Consciousness" - I Find Myself Fighting A Two Front BattleMy values and reasoning puts me "Right Of Center".Yet as I actually inspect the antics of "Conservatives"...Show More Summary
It was perhaps the most bizarre scene in four days of the U.S. Open, the top American singles player John Isner readying to face his German opponent Jan-Lennard Struff, who was donning a white shirt with an American flag on his right sleeve.
Chickens tend to produce eggs in one of two colors, white and brown. But is there any nutritional difference between them? And what accounts for the difference in shell color in the first place? Read more...
In response to Obama's Confusing, Expanding, Nonexistent ISIS Strategy: Confusing is right. Obama today: We don’t have a strategy yet.” White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest at yesterday's press briefing: "... that is a key component...Show More Summary
"Even as students become more diverse, many are attending classes with other kids who look like them," notes Vox's Libby Nelson (3 maps that show school segregation in the US).
For those following the story of John Crawford III, the Ohio man who was shot to death by police while holding a toy gun in a Walmart store earlier this month, an incident at a South Carolina Walmart provides a stark study in contrasts. Crawford was unarmed, save the air rifle he’d picked up from [...]
Ferguson, Missouri and Camden, New Jersey. They have a lot in common, not the least of which are poverty and foreclosure, a majority African-American population with a higher percentage white police force, and privatizing of the local public schools. Show More Summary
Poor Obama. Today, during a White House briefing, the POTUS tried to mix up a summer of somber suits with a jaunty tan number. It backfired, and instead Twitter erupted in laughter over his “sad beige suit.” Give a guy a break! Dad was just trying to honor the final... More »
Ending the summer season on a high note (or shall I say, mid note), Nike has released a new iteration of its beloved Roshe Run Mid silhouette. Seen here in a clean monochromatic colorway, the sneaker features leather panels on … Nike Roshe Run Mid “Black/White” is a post by Brian Farmer on Highsnobiety.
We used to have white flight. Now, in city centers, we have something that one policy researcher calls white infill. So what happens when a bunch of white people start moving in? The changes are a lot more profound than getting a new Starbucks on the corner. Read more...
Lombard is ready to go, all UFC needs is the green light from Woodley. Matt Brown isn't the only one who's uninterested in engaging in fisticuffs with Tyron Woodley, as Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president Dana White, isn't...Show More Summary
President Obama just finished a brief statement at the White House focused on his response to ISIS in Iraq and Russians in Ukraine. With regard to ISIS, Obama first downplayed U.S. goals in Iraq, then expanded them and finally said we had no strategy at all. Show More Summary
Bill O'Reilly argued on his Fox News show "The O'Reilly Factor" that white privilege is just an excuse for black people in America to shirk personal responsibility for their struggles. As evidence of his theory, O'Reilly cited the relative success of Asian people in America and sarcastically asked whether we have "Asian privilege" in America. Show More Summary
Nearly three weeks after an unarmed black teen was gunned down in a St. Louis suburb by a white police officer, sparking violent riots and a national conversation about race, Hillary Clinton finally broke her silence about the ongoing tension in Ferguson, Mo.
Since Monday night we’ve been dreaming of the Emmy’s red-carpet styles. Visions of red ball gowns and white dresses dance in our heads, but as we have no plans to attend an award show anytime soon, we were left to find a way to channel thos... via JustLuxe.com
Interested in taking a tour of the White House but not so much in coordinating through your member of Congress or the long lead time required? Simplify and “visit” the public portion of the White House tour with its 15 second Hyperlapse, a smart phone app launched by Instagram on Tuesday to film time-lapse videos. WATCH: New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.
Matthew McCrea and Steven White filed the lawsuit against Sun Taxi in Cook County Circuit Court Monday. [ more › ]