Tag: geography of the united states

Kansas Baseball Coach Suspended, Facing Termination Over Allegations That He Told a Black Student to Turn Off His ‘N-Word Music’

Photo: Thaninee Chuensomchit (Shutterstock) Another day, another mediocre white man joins the “You Bout to Lose Your Job” chorus line because he couldn’t keep his racism to himself. Advertisement A high school baseball coach in Kansas has been placed on administrative leave and is facing the possibility of losing his job after he was accused […]

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Family Member of Robert E. Lee Joins Fight to Have Confederate Statue Removed

The sun rises behind the Robert E. Lee statue, where streets are closed ahead of expected protests in Richmond, Virginia on January 17, 2021. – Security officials have warned that armed pro-Trump extremists, possibly carrying explosives, pose a threat to Washington as well as state capitals over the coming week. Photo: Ryan M. Kelly (Getty […]

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Why Do Blacks Have a ‘Victim Mentality?’ and Other Questions From an Ohio School’s White History Assignment

Screenshot: Prager U/YouTube An Ohio high school district is probably not under fire after a recent history assignment helped students explore the subject “How to be a pro racist.” Advertisement According to the National Center for Education statistics, Waverly High School in Waverly, Ohio is 96 percent white, boasting a grand total of six Black […]

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Maryland Moves to Repeal Its Bizarrely Pro-Confederate State Song

Photo: TASOS KATOPODIS (Getty Images) If your state’s song was written before 1995, there’s a very likely chance it’s racist as hell. The state legislature in Maryland voted on Monday to repeal its state song, which, as of now, is very pro-Confederate. Advertisement According to CNN, this is not the first attempt to repeal “Maryland, […]

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Maryland Legislators Vote to Pay the State’s HBCUs $577 Million Over the Next Decade in Massive Civil Rights Settlement

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan vetoed a similar measure last year. The new settlement will now to go him to be signed into law. Photo: Chip Somodevilla (Getty Images) Four historically Black universities and colleges in Maryland will benefit from a $577 million settlement related to a federal lawsuit first brought against the state 15 years […]

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Maricopa County Attorney’s Office Is Under Scrutiny for What Advocates Say Has Been Years of Unfair Sentencing for Black and Brown People in Arizona

Maricopa County Attorney Allister Adel speaks at a news conference Friday, Jan. 31, 2020 in Phoenix.Photo: Jacques Billeaud (AP) Living in Arizona is odd, to say the very least. Folks with some of the most progressive politics live side-by-side with people who read about the days of segregation and think “more of that, please.” Unfortunately, […]

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University of Tennessee, Knoxville Renames 2 Dorms After Black Activists Who Fought to Desegregate Higher Education

Photo: University of Tennessee, Knoxville In a nice twist of fate, two residential halls at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville are being named after Black civil rights activists, not because the buildings were already named after racists but simply because the two activists deserve the honor. According to CNN, the two buildings will be named after […]

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Michigan, Northwestern Announce George Jewett Trophy to Honor Big Ten’s 1st Black Player

Running back Tyrell Sutton #19 of the Northwestern Wildcats follows the block of lineman Ryan Keenan #56 as linebacker Chris Graham #37 of the Michigan Wolverines dives for a tackle during a game on October 29, 2005 at Ryan Field at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.Photo: Jonathan Daniel (Getty Images) While pursuing a degree in […]

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