The Rhode Island Ivy League school, Brown University has unveiled a $100 million plan aimed at boosting diversity over the next 10 years which includes a plan to double the number of faculty members, minority populations and other underrepresented groups.
The university’s president Christina Paxton commented on the plan and summarized the 19… More »
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Every year, The Hollywood Reporter puts together various roundtables of actors and actresses on the big and small screen as part of the promotional cycle leading up to award season. Those who are selected are generally at the top of their game and in contention for nominations at the Golden Globes, the Academy Awards, the Emmys, and the… More »
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. More »
Last night and into the early hours of this morning, University of Missouri students were using social media to alert others to be safe and even stay away from campus because of threats made in the wake of Concerned Student 1950’s protest. The activist group — joined by the football team, who threatened to go on strike — have been… More »
Tim Wolfe, the president of the University of Missouri, has officially handed in his resignation amid student led protests regarding his grossly negligent “handling” of a series of racist incidents on campus. However, it’s likely he wasn’t moved quite as much by the protests themselves, the Change.org petition with 7,000 signatures or even one student’s hunger strike,… More »
Before Donald Trump was set to host “Saturday Night Live” on Saturday night, 200 protesters gathered outside of SNL headquarters at 30 Rockefeller Center to protest the presidential candidate’s upcoming role on the show.
The majority of the protesters were representing Latino groups. Signs being held read “#racismisntfunny” and “Dump Trump.”
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I’m here to praise the hell out of those everyday videographers, acting in defense of themselves or others, and to also argue in favor of more of us using our camera phones to document harassment, injustice and brutality. More »
He simply had NO IDEA anyone might find it offensive. How could he have known? More »
Things that make you go, “You’re goddamn right, Margaret Cho!” More »
A female academic coach at the University of Notre Dame has been fired, according to the New York Daily News, after a lawsuit brought against the school claimed that the tutor had coerced football and basketball players into “racially-motivated sex” with her daughter.
The African-American student started at Notre Dame on an academic… More »
Why do we treat kids with behavioral problems as criminals, when the truth is they should be treated as aneurotypical? More »
Deputy Ben Fields, the Spring Valley High School resource officer who assaulted a teenage girl when she refused to get out of her seat and leave the classroom, will be fired, Sheriff Leon Lott is expected to announce at a press conference later today. The incident made headlines on Monday evening, after video of the assault… More »
Spring Valley High School resource officer Ben Fields has been placed on administrative leave while the Sheriff’s Department investigates the incident. More »
School administrators Glen Allen High School are making apologies after an obscenely racist parody of the “Ducktales” theme was blasted over the loudspeakers during warm-ups for the homecoming football game. The school, located in a suburb of Richmond, Virginia, was playing the team from Richmond’s John Marshall High School, a predominantly black school, whose players were… More »
Quinn should’ve caught this. More »