Kaleb Tucker graduated from the Virginia Military Institute in May, but he can't stop thinking about the indignities he endured as a Black man on the campus of the country's oldest state-supported military college. The VMI tradition that outraged him the most: forcing first-year cadets to salute a large statue of Confederate Gen. Stonewall Jackson - a former VMI professor and enslaver of six people - that stands in the center of the campus, right in front of the student barracks. … [Read more...] about At VMI, Black alumni want Stonewall Jackson’s statue removed. The school refuses.
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Also, during Tuesday’s supervisors meeting, Supervisor Dean Preston introduced a ballot measure that would authorize the city to build 10,000 units of permanently affordable housing. The measure calls for municipally-owned housing by carving out a local exception to Article 34 of the California Constitution. … [Read more...] about San Francisco Supes Place CEO Tax, Affordable Housing Plan On Ballot
Liz Peek is a Fox News contributor and former partner of major bracket Wall Street firm Wertheim & Company. A former columnist for the Fiscal Times, she writes for The Hill and contributes frequently to Fox News, the New York Sun and other publications. For more visit LizPeek.com. Follow her on Twitter @LizPeek. … [Read more...] about Liz Peek: Left silences silent majority – but watch for this in November
Several GOP members were seen not wearing masks, including Reps. Sam GravesSamuel (Sam) Bruce GravesMissouri Rep. Sam Graves wins GOP primary OVERNIGHT ENERGY: House approves .5T green infrastructure plan | Rubio looks to defense bill to block offshore drilling, but some fear it creates a loophole | DC-area lawmakers push for analysis before federal agencies can be relocated House approves .5T green infrastructure plan MORE (Mo.), the panel’s top Republican, and Greg PenceGregory Joseph PenceRepublican lawmaker Greg Pence criticized for co-ownership of store selling racist antiques The Hill's Coronavirus Report: Cure Violence Global founder Gary Slutkin says violence and epidemics follow same patterns; Global death toll surpasses half a million House GOP lawmakers defy new mask requirement MORE (Ind.), the brother of Vice President Pence. … [Read more...] about House GOP lawmakers defy new mask requirement