Mostly black-and-white and looking in some ways like a copy of a decades-old newspaper, the website features African Americans who made their mark in sports, politics and voting, the military and several other areas. And while there are mentions of icons like Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and civil rights pioneer Rosa Parks, Delmont keeps the focus on the lesser known figures. … [Read more...] about Website aims to highlight hidden figures in black history
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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Our focus on Black History Month takes us to one of the greatest musical stages in the world: The New York Philharmonic. History is revisited there nightly, as iconic classical pieces are brought to life by the revered orchestra. But beyond the music, there’s a different type of history being made there too. … [Read more...] about Black History Month: Anthony McGill, Principal Clarinet At New York Philharmonic
Gender identity theory adds “trans” and “cis” to the categories of both men and women, straight and gay, with trans people, by and large, being the object of oppression by cis people. And then critical race theory adds a racial hierarchy as well, so that white gays are split from and subordinate to black gays, Jews become oppressors (because they have adopted “whiteness”), and Latinos climb up the intersectional ladder, as long as they identify as nonwhite. You can also add a host of other marginalized aspects of the human condition: the disabled, or poor, or undocumented, or HIV-positive … and on and on. When you buy into this vision of our society as defined entirely by oppression of people’s identity and with oppression having a near-infinite number of complicating hierarchies, the idea of a simple “gay rights” movement comes completely unraveled. As it was intended to be. … [Read more...] about Is Bernie Sanders the American Version of Jeremy Corbyn? Gulp.
Let’s take this idea a step further. When talking to some Oakland folks about the police chief’s firing last week, I heard a story about a teacher who recently took students on a field trip to New York City. As the group was milling about the city, they came across a pair of cops smiling and having conversations with random folks on a nearby sidewalk. The students wanted to talk to the officers as well, since they had never seen law enforcement pleasantly interacting with the general public. … [Read more...] about Oakland police should go beyond policing a community — they should help build it. Here’s how
And before that: "The move followed Attorney General William BarrWilliam Pelham BarrHillicon Valley — Presented by Facebook — Federal court rules tech giants can censor content | Trump upends surveillance fight | Senate passes bill barring federal funds for Huawei equipment Trump upends controversial surveillance fight Former impeachment managers clash over surveillance bill MORE's intervention to the sentencing recommendation by the Department of Justice against Roger StoneRoger Jason StoneDOJ puts its integrity in doubt by interfering with immigration courts The Hill's 12:30 Report: Pence taps health official to aid coronavirus response The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Trump on US coronavirus risks: 'We're very, very ready for this' MORE, a longtime friend of Trump, one day after the president called the seven- to nine-year recommendation 'a horrible and very unfair situation.' " … [Read more...] about The Hill’s 12:30 Report: Pence taps health official to aid coronavirus response