"The data shows that black students are often times two or three times more likely than white students to be identified, especially in the most stigmatizing categories such as emotional disturbance, mental retardation or intellectual disabilities and some other categories," said Daniel Losen, director of the Center for Civil Rights Remedies. Show More Summary
Two years after 167,000 US citizens filed a petition to pardon Edward Snowden, the White House finally answered. The answer: Strong “no.” In a belated response, Homeland Security advisor Lisa Monaco accused Snowden of “running away from the consequences of his actions.” Read more...
Ryan Williams-Virden explains how denying the truth about whiteness is standing in the way of progress against racism. The post Hearing Ta-Nehisi Coates While White: a Response to David Brooks appeared first on The Good Men Project.
The University of Cincinnati will cancel classes and close its offices at two campuses as the city on Wednesday braces for the possible fallout from grand jury action in the case of a white university police officer who shot and killed a black motorist during a traffic stop two weeks ago.
All happy campaigns are alike, but each unhappy campaign is unhappy in its own way. Those unique experiences of campaign failure provide some of the best entertainment of the long and arduous journey, and the pain is compounded by the observed scientific reality that a political corpse is capable of... More »
A group of white men said they were the ones victimized after being accused of disrupting a black child’s birthday party in Georgia while flying Confederate flags from their pickup trucks, according to the Atlanta Journal Constitution. Two videos have emerged of the incident that occurred over the...
A Denver woman said two white men attacked her over the weekend, and she believes they targeted her due to her race. Jacqueline Fitzpatrick said she was waiting with two friends for an Uber ride near South Broadway when two men in their 20s approached and asked the women to tell them something...
Viewers who expect The Daily Show with Trevor Noah to continue to be the place to celebrate the lunacy of the 2016 White House race, come September, may be in for a shock, based on the South African comedian's official debut for TheShow More Summary
Boston Red Sox fans have a newfound sympathy for the Dallas Cowboys after outfielder Mookie Betts had a Dez Bryant moment during Tuesday night’s game against the White Sox. With Chicago up 5-2 in the top of the sixth, Jose Abreu hit a long fly ball to right-center field that was tracked down and caught […]
“Blow”, “Charlie”, “snow” and “nose candy”. These are only some of the code names for the second most addictive drug after methamphetamine – cocaine. The white powder that’s sniffed, smoked or injected is so highly addictive, because users develop tolerance quickly, causing them to gradually increase the amounts they consume. Show More Summary
So much for transparency. The Free Beacon reported: “Comedian Jon Stewart made two separate visits to the Obama White House—once in advance of the president’s 2012 reelection campaign, and a second time just before Obama addressed Russia’s...Show More Summary
It’s still not clear who Martin was going to see in Washington, or why he had his picture taken on the wrong side of Pennsylvania Avenue opposite the White House. However at home Brian Feeney is not impressed: …Sinn Féin’s problem is more profound. They’ve lost direction. They’ve forgotten their raison d’etre in the north. Flying more...
Image by Dan Ozzi The Atlantic ran a winsome trend piece last week about the proliferation of the terms “squad” and “squad goals” around the internet this year. In it, writer Megan Garber extols the virtues of millennial friendship in...Show More Summary
As writers, we tend to focus so much on the words we sometimes forget it’s the white space on the page that makes them visible. Without that expanse, the words would disappear. It’s the same thing with life — struggling to write, to get published, can become our only focus, but it’s the experience […]
Brace for impact, Tribeca! Thousands of white-clad diners toting tables, chairs and picnic baskets are about to descend on Pier 26 in Hudson River Park for the annual Diner en Blanc festivities. Does this location seem familiar? It should: last year's event was just down the way at Nelson A. Rockefeller Park in Battery Park City. What happened to Brooklyn, guys? [ more › ]
My guests for episode #226 are Steve Hoeft and Dr. Robert (Bob) Pryor from Baylor Scott & White Health in Texas. Bob serves as President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Medical Officer for the system and was formerly CEO of Scott & White Health before their merger with Baylor Health Care System. Steve is the Chief of Operations […]
Like it? You can make it in just 30 minutes! Here’s how… Step 1: Gather your materials. You will need: A piece of timber. I used a cupboard door from IKEA. Super Glue. White Lego bricks. You can order packs of ‘white only bricks’ on eBay. Lego mini figures. Step 2: Mark out where you […]
The species was down to its last six members last fall. Then there were five. Now, with the death of an elderly northern white rhino in a Czech zoo, there are just four of the animals left in a species already past the point of no return. Nadire, a 31-year-old...
For the past two weeks, I have carried Sandra Bland with me everywhere I go. At first, it was a smiling image of her that haunted my thoughts; she is dressed in what looks to be a black blazer and white blouse, one of her baby locs creeping out of place and sitting squarely on her forehead. Show More Summary
Jon Stewart had private meetings with President Obama during crucial times in his administration. The Daily Show host met with the commander in chief on two occasions, in 2011 and in 2014, according to The New York Times. Politico discovered the meetings in the official White House visitors' log. What was...