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Aside from the general awesomeness that is not being ignorant, this new curriculum will hopefully inspire more compassion toward the LGBTQ community among young people. READ MORE »


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So, who thinks anyone would know about the many issues faced by Native people without a popular white male politician around to hand them his mic and let them share their stories? READ MORE »


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A simple high school lesson at Riverheads High School in Augusta County, Virginia became the source of shrieking uproar for all of the schools in its district. Angry parents sending calls and emails including some threats, caused security in all Augusta County schools to shutter its doors for the safety of its students.

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Movements have sprung up on university campuses nation-wide, inspired by protests at the University of Missouri that lead to the resignation of the school’s president for not addressing the student body’s concerns about racism at the institution.

These protests have been met by much harsh criticism from both white conservatives and liberals alike. READ MORE »


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Why do we treat kids with behavioral problems as criminals, when the truth is they should be treated as aneurotypical? READ MORE »


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The book suggests that slaves were basically just immigrant workers. READ MORE »


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The court found that funneling money from public education to religious schools violated its state constitution. READ MORE »


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See, rape jokes can be funny! READ MORE »


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Or is it hyPOTcrisy? Heh heh heh. READ MORE »


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We’re shocked, just SHOCKED! READ MORE »


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The trial of a police officer for manslaughter begins today in Chicago, the first in the last 15 years of the city’s history. Officer Dante Servin shot Rekia Boyd, an unarmed Black woman, with an unregistered semiautomatic handgun while off-duty in March 2012. READ MORE »


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Starbucks announced yesterday that all full- and part-time employees of the company are eligible to receive fully-paid tuition for Arizona State University’s online bachelor’s degree program. A little under a year ago, Starbucks began offering to pay for two years’ tuition toward an ASU degree, but only for college juniors and seniors. About 2,000 employees enrolled. This… READ MORE »


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To be a bonafide celebrity is to know that at some point an errant family member will crawl out of the woodwork, hoping to leverage your fame into their 15minutes. And while bad attempts at cable reality TV can often be forgiven (looking right at you, Eastwood family), what Mindy Kaling’s brother Vijay has done –… READ MORE »


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Malala Yousafzai has inspired the Obamas to start a new initiative to support education for girls around the world. [Washington Post]
Vice President Biden will be the headline speaker at the Human Rights Campaign’s annual convention this year. [AP]
A “sex gang” in Oxfordshire has assaulted 373 children in the last 16… READ MORE »


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At 90-years-old, Priscilla Sitienei attends elementary school alongside six of her great-great-grandchildren and often scores better than them in class. Sitienei, who lives in Kenya and is lovingly known by her classmates as Gogo (“grandmother” in her local language of Kalenjin), is believed to be the oldest primary school student in the world. She lives in the village… READ MORE »


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A little over a week ago, Brandon Stanton, the photographer behind the blog “Humans Of New York,” posted a photo of a young man named Vidal who cited his school principal, Nadia Lopez, as the most influential person in his life: “When we get in trouble, she doesn’t suspend us. She calls us to her office… READ MORE »


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The hardest thing I was ever tasked with reading in a history course was Edward Said’s Orientalism. I dropped the course because it was totally over my head. That says a lot.
My major was twentieth-century European history, and my focus was on Germany, but specifically the rise of the Third Reich. I wasREAD MORE »


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Bill Nye has been on an evolution-education kick lately. First, last week, he went on Newsmax’s “MidPoint” to talk about his vehement opposition to creationism being taught in public schools, or at all, to young children. When asked if creationism is making kids less intelligent, he responded:

“Absolutely. They’re holding the kids… READ MORE »


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