The Minneapolis Police Department spied on black leaders

know about The Minneapolis Police Department spied on black leaders The Minneapolis Police Department turned a blind eye to white nationalist and white supremacist movements online, even as its officers created fake social media accounts to monitor and troll law-abiding members of the black community.” without a public safety objective.” That’s just one of dozens … Read more

Maine governor thought Trump was having a ‘nervous breakdown’ during a call: book

know about Maine governor thought Trump was having a ‘nervous breakdown’ during a call: book Trump had a rather unusual call with US governors in June 2020, according to a forthcoming book. In the call, Trump called on governors to show dominance in the face of the Floyd protests. According to the book, Maine Governor … Read more

Black, Autistic, and Home from Prison: The Case of Matthew Rushin

know about Black, Autistic, and Home from Prison: The Case of Matthew Rushin Placeholder while article actions load Matthew Rushin is thinking about a 9-year-old boy named Levi who lives in Philadelphia. Like him, Levi is black and autistic. Like him, Levi does well in school, but he doesn’t always respond the way people expect. … Read more

Homeschooling the next generation – the spectrum

know about Homeschooling the next generation – the spectrum The public education system is failing us According to the National Homeschool Education Research Institute, as of spring 2019, there were just 2.5 million homeschooled children in the US in grades K-12. Just one year later, in the 2020-2021 school year, that number jumped to 3.7 … Read more

San Dieguito superintendent suspended for comments about Asian students, alleges retaliation

know about San Dieguito superintendent suspended for comments about Asian students, alleges retaliation After San Dieguito Union High School District Superintendent Cheryl James-Ward was suspended last week for her controversial comments about Asian students, she and others say she is being unfairly targeted in retaliation for filing a complaint about the abusive behavior by a … Read more

Biden’s first pardons ease punishment for nonviolent drug offenses

know about Biden’s first pardons ease punishment for nonviolent drug offenses WASHINGTON, April 26 (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden will issue the first pardons of his term on Tuesday, as part of a series of measures aimed at bolstering his record on crime and racial justice in an election year. Biden will pardon three … Read more

South Portland targets racism as a public health crisis

know about South Portland targets racism as a public health crisis SOUTH PORTLAND — The city’s Board of Health and Human Rights Commission are calling for a comprehensive review of City laws, policies and practices to eradicate systemic racism wherever it exists. The two panels together drafted a proposed resolution that would declare racism a … Read more

Economic rebound and spending efficiency point to a more optimistic budget outlook

know about Economic rebound and spending efficiency point to a more optimistic budget outlook Tuesday, April 26, 2022 by Jo Clifton The city’s immediate financial outlook looks brighter due to a sharp uptick in sales tax collections, increased development, and efforts by the City Council and city management to curb the growth of the city’s … Read more

San Dieguito superintendent suspended for comments about Asian students, alleges retaliation

know about San Dieguito superintendent suspended for comments about Asian students, alleges retaliation After San Dieguito Union High School Superintendent Cheryl James-Ward was suspended last week for her controversial comments about Asian students, she and others say she is being unfairly targeted in retaliation for filing a complaint about the behavior abusive of a board … Read more

Court Clears Way for Black-Owned Coastal Property Return

know about Court Clears Way for Black-Owned Coastal Property Return A judge’s ruling has cleared the way for Bruce’s Beach, a once-Black-owned beach property that was forcibly sold through eminent domain, to be returned to the family’s descendants. Last week, the Los Angeles Superior Court ruled against attorney Joseph Ryan, representing himself, seeking an injunction … Read more

Grove City College Condemns ‘Alleged Diversion Towards CRT Advocates… | news report

know about Grove City College Condemns ‘Alleged Diversion Towards CRT Advocates… | news report Grove City College insists it’s not about “waking up.” A new report from the conservative Christian college in Pennsylvania denounced school-sponsored courses and trainings they say promoted “CRT concepts” and called it a “mistake” to invite historian Jemar Tisby to speak … Read more

Crosley Green and His Lawyers Seek Justice as 11th Circuit Decision Deadline Approaches

know about Crosley Green and His Lawyers Seek Justice as 11th Circuit Decision Deadline Approaches Press conference: 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time, April 27 in titusville TITUSVILLE, Fla., April 25, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — For the first time, Crosley Green and his Crowell & Moring gratuitous The legal team will outline their plans to keep Green free … Read more

Grove City College rejects ‘waking up,’ CRT in new report

know about Grove City College rejects ‘waking up,’ CRT in new report (RNS) — Grove City College insists it’s not about “waking up.” A new report from the conservative Christian college in Pennsylvania denounced school-sponsored courses and trainings they say promoted “CRT concepts” and called it a “mistake” to invite historian Jemar Tisby to speak … Read more

Journalists and friends unite to save the Chicago reader

know about Journalists and friends unite to save the Chicago reader Current and former staff of the Chicago Reader, along with friends and fans of the 51-year-old Chicago independent alternative weekly, members of organized labor and others rallied outside Reader co-owner Len Goodman’s mansion in Lakeview on Thursday, imploring him to allow the publication to … Read more