Tag: Berkeley (Calif)

Disney Chairman Apologizes to P.T.A. Asked to Pay Fee After ‘Lion King’ Screening

The chairman of Disney said on Thursday that the company is apologizing to a California elementary school that was asked to pay for a license after it showed “The Lion King” at a fund-raiser organized by students’ parents in 2019. Robert A. Iger, the chairman, said in a post on Twitter that the company “apologizes […]

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Berkeley Law School Drops Boalt Name Over Racist Legacy

ImageErwin Chemerinsky, dean of Berkeley Law School, outside Boalt Hall.Credit…U.C. Berkeley photo by Irene Yi Good morning. (Here’s the sign-up, if you don’t already get California Today by email.) The name “Boalt Hall” is set to be removed today from the University of California Berkeley’s law school after a yearslong process that determined, in essence, […]

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