Archive for February 21st, 2021

February 21st, 2021 - 12:20 pm § in Law and Courts, Racism

Was Malcolm X murdered by cops?

“Members of Malcolm X’s family have made public what they described as a letter written by a deceased police officer stating that the New York Police Department and FBI were behind the 1965 killing of the famed Black activist and civil rights advocate,” AOL News reported on Sunday,[...]

February 21st, 2021 - 11:31 am § in Misc.

Are the Boy Scouts a paramilitary group?

They wear uniforms. They’re awarded ranks, badges, patches, and medals. Scout organizations are called “Troops” and subgroups within Troops are called “Patrols.” Scouts are taught outdoor skills like camping and knot-tying. Scouting certainly has a military look and fee[...]

February 21st, 2021 - 10:26 am § in Misc.

Eagle Scoutesses

“The Boy Scouts of America is celebrating a major milestone this weekend with a virtual event honoring the nearly 1,000 girls and young women who are the first females to attain the prestigious rank of Eagle Scout,” ABC News reported on Sunday, February 21, 2021. But why do they still ca[...]