“The former president had been asked whether his remarks comparing Obama’s strong showing in South Carolina to that of Jesse Jackson in 1988 had been a mistake given their impact on his wife Hillary Clinton’s campaign. “No, I think that they played
“Abortion Man then goes to accost the teen girl as she is walking on a sidewalk. He calls her a “fein” and then ‘ punches and knees her in her stomach. She falls to the ground where he stumps on her stomach and a bloody baby flies out of her womb.”
“Privilege means not having to look past your own oppression to see the ways that you are oppressing others. It’s easy to see the ways that we’re disadvantaged because it affects us, but it’s much harder to admit that there are ways in which we are
“[W]hat bothers me even more is the reflexive response by many well-meaning Americans that undocumented immigrants ought to “get in line and wait their turn.” What these Americans don’t realize is that our immigration system is so broken that there
“What do the money issues, the poor graduation rates, and the competition from “mainstream” institutions say about the future of HBCUs? Despite their many, notable positives, will they hold on to their place in the American educational sphere in years
Just go read it – the whole thing, the comments are skewed for the first bit but then the conversation really heats up. – LDP
“It is not so much famine that is the worry, it is widespread misery and malnutrition. The WFP’s biggest concern is for the people living on 50 cents a day who have nothing to fall back on.”
“This absorbing account of his life also reminds us that the picture was more complicated. Clemente faced discrimination, suspicion and ridicule through much of his career; he was a moody, private and sensitive man who had a tense relationship with the pr
“White people, who are heterosexual, Christian, not disabled and even those who have blond hair and blue eyes, can and do champion diversity efforts. To assume otherwise is akin to assuming that qualified Black or Latino executives do not exist.”
” A recent survey … by the education advocacy group Common Core found that a quarter could not identify Adolf Hitler, a third did not know that the Bill of Rights guaranteed freedom of speech and religion, and fewer than half knew that the Civil War too
“Our top priority was to make people laugh,” Mr. Schlossberg said in a recent telephone interview. “But the secondary priority is that there’s something a little smarter below the surface. I guess in a certain way it’s our reaction to post-9/11
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