The Kirwan training centers on three broad concepts: first, understanding implicit bias; second, recognizing our own biases; and third, mitigating the impact of negative bias, with a focus on identifying, understanding, and counteracting implicit bias on the individual level. … [Read more...] about L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti Announces ‘Implicit Bias’ Training for All City Employees
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The vehicle left the road, crossed the median into the southbound lanes, then hit a tractor trailer. The crash happened just after 6 a.m. … [Read more...] about Jefferson Man Killed After Crashing Into Tractor Trailer On I-79
Alexander’s mother, Audra, was stunned: “So they’re risking their entire case by not admitting they were wrong about Michael?” she asked. “Leave Michael out of it. He didn’t have anything to do with it. Take your win. Michael wasn’t involved and they need to admit that, and I don’t know why they’re so afraid to admit that.” … [Read more...] about He was freed. Another man was charged. Why won’t prosecutors stop accusing Michael Alexander of murder?
However, the university stood behind Professor Gopal, claiming that it “defends the right of its academics to express their own lawful opinions which others might find controversial” — and indeed went on to portray the professor as the victim in the situation, adding that it “deplores in the strongest terms abuse and personal attacks”, branding them “totally unacceptable” and demanding they “must cease.” … [Read more...] about ‘White Lives Matter’ Man Fired, ‘White Lives Don’t Matter’ Prof Promoted
More executive branch news: As expected, Biden asked FBI Director Christopher Wray to stay on (CNN). … The House and Senate approved a waiver for retired Gen. Lloyd AustinLloyd AustinOvernight Defense: House approves waiver for Biden's Pentagon nominee | Biden to seek five-year extension of key arms control pact with Russia | Two more US service members killed by COVID-19 Nearly 1 in 5 people charged in Capitol riot have military history: analysis Senate approves waiver for Biden's Pentagon nominee MORE to serve as Defense secretary, a precursor to a Senate confirmation vote. Austin has been out of uniform four years rather than the required seven needed to lead the Pentagon as a civilian (The Washington Post). Former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPete ButtigiegBiden signs order to require masks on planes and public transportation Senators vet Buttigieg to run Transportation Department The Hill's 12:30 Report: Biden hits the ground running on COVID MORE is on a glidepath … [Read more...] about The Hill’s Morning Report – Biden’s crisis agenda hits headwinds