“Supporters of the de Blasio bill claim that landlords often deny Section 8 applicants as a way to mask broader discrimination against single mothers and black and Hispanic tenants.”
“It’s a nickname no principal could be proud of: “Dropout Factory,” a high school where no more than 60 percent of the students who start as freshmen make it to their senior year. That dubious distinction applies to more than one in 10 high schools across
“one of the hottest jobs in China is English instructor. But Asian Americans are finding it tough to break into the industry because many schools prefer to have whites as English teachers.”
“”Heroes,”…looks mired in the proverbial sophomore slump. And it’s as good a symbol as any of the networks’ generally dashed expectations for what’s shaping up as a crummy fall TV season.”
“in the two months he has been at yale he has had white men threaten him multiple times with violence, with power, with their own acute and oppressive sense of entitlement.”
“Gill is referring to the mysterious, troublesome hiring process of college head football coaches, a process that has produced just six African-American head coaches in big-time college football this season.”
“the mock hangings…are defended vigorously by people like Jennifer Cervero of Stratford, Conn., who…still finds the complaints of racial insensitivity she received “completely overblown and ridiculous.”
“These are wrenching times for San Francisco’s historic gay village, with population shifts, booming development, and a waning sense of belonging…as they struggle to maintain cultural relevance in the face of gentrification.”
“The issue isn’t Sharpton. The issue is a racist media that thinks it can get everything it needs to know about black people from one person.”
“Oh, I see, low hanging pants AND burqas…And what do these two fashion choices have in common? It is probably young brown kids wearing them, so of course they shouldn’t be wearing them to school. My god, how did they even let them IN the school?”
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