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Fighting Privatization in Chile
Everyone in Chile can recite the following facts: adjusted for income, Chile has the most expensive higher education in the world. Per student, the country spends less than any other, and the student spends more.
These facts were once a point of pride.
During the…[Read more]
Black pastor stirs controversy ahead of Obama’s Morehouse commencement speech
by theGrio | May 18, 2013 at 4:40 PM
President Obama will deliver the commencement speech at Morehouse College — the storied predominantly black men’s college an alma mater of Dr. Martin Luther King — on Sunday. But he won’t find a total respite from controversy.
Glenn Beck’s latest, ugly attack: NAACP ‘a joke’, tea partiers like ‘white lynching victims’
by theGrio | May 18, 2013 at 5:35 PM
Right wing talker Glenn Beck is at it again…
The former Fox News host, who runs his own multimedia company and hosts a popular conservative talk radio show, has in the past accused President Barack Obama of being a…[Read more]
BWA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA
Guest Post From A U.S. Marine About Barack Obama’s Shocking And Disgusting Use Of An Umbrella
by Rebecca Schoenkopf
Nonetheless, we called our older brother, Eric Steinberg, to ask if there could possibly be anything to the nonsense M. Joseph Sheppard and the…[Read more]
Obama Takes on the Hell of American Day Care New regulations could help keep kids safe
BY JONATHAN COHN
Childcare in the U.S. is frequently mediocre, sometimes awful, and very occasionally deadly. If you read my recent article, “The Hell of American Day Care,” then you know all about this—and you have some sense of why such conditions…[Read more]
Keeping Kosher in Nigeria, a Tiny but Fervent Minority
‘Re-emerging: The Jews of Nigeria,’ a Documentary
Are the Ibo people of Nigeria a lost tribe of Israel? A longstanding tradition among the Ibo says they are, and points to similarities in Ibo and Jewish cultures: a prescribed day of rest, circumcision (male, that is), the prohibition of…[Read more]
A Black Nurse, a German Soldier and an Unlikely WWII Romance
By ALEXIS CLARK
The nurse and the soldier may never have met – and eventually married – had it not been for the American government’s mistreatment of black women during World War II.
Elinor Elizabeth Powell was an African-American military nurse. Frederick Albert was a German prisoner…[Read more]
Seeking Justice for Black Farmers in Loan Bias Case
Published: May 16, 2013
“Federal Spigot Flows as Farmers Claim Bias” (front page, April 26) degraded black farmers’ legal victory against racism in federal farm lending, calling it a “magnet for fraud.”
The article tarnished our long fight against racist Agriculture Department lending…[Read more]
A Black Mound of Canadian Oil Waste Is Rising Over Detroit
Assumption Park gives residents of this city lovely views of the Ambassador Bridge and the Detroit skyline. Lately they’ve been treated to another sight: a three-story pile of petroleum coke covering an entire city block on the other side of the Detroit River.
Detroit’s ever-growing…[Read more]
Father, son to graduate Morehouse College together
by Blayne Alexander, NBC Atlanta | May 17, 2013 at 11:44 AM
This weekend will be a busy one for Dorian Joyner, Sr. Sunday morning, he will watch his oldest son graduate from Morehouse College
Joyner will have a front row seat for commencement. After all, he will be a fellow graduate…[Read more]
24 Reasons Tiana Is The Most Underrated Disney Princess
Brains, beauty, independence, and humility — no other Disney Princess comes close to The Princess and the Frog’s Tiana.
posted on May 17, 2013 at 6:34pm EDT
26 Reasons To Give Your Life Over To The Glory That Is Idris Elba
He is perfection in human form, basically. posted on May 17, 2013 at 11:46am EDT
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