“Juxtapose Washington, D.C. two weekends ago, when there was widespread vandalism, property damage, and arson with this past weekend,” White House director of strategic communications Alyssa Farrah told the Daily Caller. “It was night and day.” (RELATED: Trump Lashes Out At ‘Defund The Police’ Campaign, Says A Vote For Him Means ‘More Money For Law Enforcement’) … [Read more...] about EXCLUSIVE: Trump’s National Guard ‘Surge’ Allowed George Floyd Protesters To ‘Demonstrate Safely,’ White House Says
The most noteworthy thing about the recent protests is how much they have actually accomplished. The protesters — the reasonable ones, at least — have won. Many don’t seem to realize it, but we are discussing race and racism like never before. Even for those of us who do not think America is institutionally racist, the current debate has caused a new level of analysis and reflection. I’ve had more people tell me they have changed their views on issues like Confederate names than ever before. The reality is that a country founded on the principle that “all men are created equal” should be held to a higher standard. It’s a standard we have not always met. (RELATED: These Politicians Used To Be Proud Of America, What Changed?) … [Read more...] about PATEL: Is America Good?
Former Vice President Joe Biden gave an enthusiastic pro-America speech during the 2016 Democratic National Convention, saying that the U.S. is “second to none.” “We do not scare easily, we never bow, we never bend, we never break when confronted with crisis,” Biden said at the time. “We are America, second to none, and we own the finish line.” … [Read more...] about These Politicians Used To Be Proud Of America. What Changed?
GEORGE FLOYD PROTESTS CBS2’s Maurice DuBois, Documentary Filmmaker Marshall Curry Discuss Where The Conversation About Race Goes From Here Public Advocate Jumaane Williams On What’s Next With Race In America Having The Difficult But Important Conversation About Race How To Be A Part Of Making Change Beyond Protesting Schomburg Center Releases ‘Black Liberation Reading List’ Child Psychologist On Talking About Race & Activism Complete CBS2 Coverage More From Minneapolis This comes just weeks after the death of George Floyd in the custody of Minneapolis police, and an incident on the Rockaway Beach boardwalk involving an NYPD officer and a 35-year-old man. Both cases have been catalysts for protests in New York City demanding police reform. … [Read more...] about Protest Held In Schenectady After Video Shows Police Officer Appearing To Kneel On Man’s Neck
“I have been involved in the quiz bowl community for quite some time now and I have made a lot of friends through it. Hopefully, I am able to continue to be involved as long as I can," Rombro said. "I think definitely, when we can, COVID permitting, get back to in-person tournaments, I do not think there will be any trouble in convincing members of the community to play in-person tournaments, once it becomes safe to do so again." … [Read more...] about UA student takes all in quiz bowl