“Research has shown that SAT performance is linked with family income, and that the test by itself does not accurately predict success in college, she said.”
“Mr. Lee and other Singaporean leaders have won hundreds of thousands of dollars in damages from lawsuits against their critics and have been accused by human rights groups of using the lawsuits to silence opposition.”
“It’s a statement about diversity in Corvallis. It’s not a very diverse place,” said Oliver, a lifelong Oregonian. He hoped to promote understanding, break stereotypes and perhaps even provide a comedic moment for hundreds of people strolling along
“It was after a supervisor was summoned that, as Smith recalls, the classmate whined a question that, a decade later, still strikes at the poignant and suddenly timely essence of being black in Utah: “If I don’t get to touch Tamu’s hair, then what black p
“There’s always been the protest of blackface (and even yellowface) when Caucasian performers played ethnic roles. Should there be a similar outcry when it comes to straight actors playing gay roles? When straight actors play ‘gayface?’”
“A prosecutor in Argentina is seeking the arrest of the country’s former president and several of his aides on suspicions that they were involved in a cover-up after the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center in Argentina.”
“In January, Arun Gandhi [...]stunned readers with a rant on the topic of Jewish identity: “We have created a culture of violence (Israel and the Jews are the biggest players) and that Culture of Violence is eventually going to destroy humanity.”
“He has everything McCain is lacking,” said State Representative John LaBruzzo, a Republican, speaking of Mr. Jindal. “He’s seen as a true conservative, which McCain is seen as less than.”
“Neighbors helped extinguish the flames and chased three people who had been seen in the street and in the yard, Whyte told the Mail Tribune newspaper.”
“Emily Parr last night spoke of her shame at being booted out of the house for calling Charley Uchea a n****r. She claimed she did not mean to be racist – and thought she’d had a chance of winning the show before the incident.”
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