Gov. Ralph Northam of Virginia, facing intense pressure to resign from fellow Democrats after admitting that he posed for a photo in a racist costume as a medical student more than 30 years ago, was calling state Democrats on Saturday to say he did not think it was him in the picture and that he would not resign.
Adoption is hard enough without the political extremes of our country making it harder.
I have no way of knowing where the overlap of Tucker Carlson the man and Tucker Carlson the brand occurs. But we have enough body of work on the latter to know what he is implying and to what audience it is aimed, and it is not to be a positive towards people of differences.
Starbucks will be closing around 8,000 company owned stores on the afternoon of May 29th, to give mandantory training to over 175K employees on what the coffee giant is calling “Racial-Bias Education”. The closing and training had been announced weeks ago in the aftermath of an incident in Philadelphia were a Starbuck manager called the police on two black customers sitting in the store
The Plasticity of Memory, Indeed: Some quick reflections of the call to charge Ferguson eyewitnesses with perjury
The latest conservative talking point regarding Ferguson, via Rudy Giuliani, is a call for eyewitnesses who testified for the prosecution to be charged with perjury.
Which, says Tod, is a good excuse to take a closer look at what eyewitness testimony really is.
Florida citizens were shocked this morning to discover that two Orlando-suburb police officers were members of the KKK. They shouldn’t have been.
Tod Kelly looks at how the cosmopolitan Florida metropolis shows us how far we still have to go with race in America.
From Pro-Publica’s Nikole Hannah-Jones, an amazing and maddening article on the active and deliberate re-segregation of blacks happening right now, in 2014 America.
We All Make Our Own Paper Tigers: Amy Chua and Why ‘Culture’ Doesn’t Displace ‘Race’ the Way You Think It Does
Too often when we talk about ethnic “culture” in America, we’re really just talking about race and pretending we’re not.
America’s Tiger Mom and the Totally Valid, Not At All Biased, Really Scientific Practice of Ranking America’s Cultures and Races
Famed Tiger-Mom Amy Chua’s new book helpfully lets its readers know which cultures and races in America are superior, and which are inferior.