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April 13th, 2018 - 8:53 am § in Hypocrisy, Schools & Colleges

RACISM AT POMONA

Pomona’s Scripps College is hosting a pool party  today at which “white” people will be excluded, with only “people who identify as POC” permitted to attend. A Facebook announcement of the event lists the party as being hosted by Café Con Leche, a student group identified i[...]

April 5th, 2018 - 9:24 am § in Schools & Colleges, The Ave Scene

Seattle Chooses a New Superintendent of Public Schools

Denise Juneau, the former Montana superintendent of public instruction, will take the reins of Seattle Public Schools in July.  I am happy about this. Superintendent Juneau stood out from the other two candidates in three ways .. 1. Experience She has worked not just as a teacher and administrator [...]

April 1st, 2018 - 8:28 am § in Hypocrisy

Cultural Appropiation

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October 12th, 2017 - 7:47 am § in Misc.

Origins of Racims .. Ron Brown’s body

This is an ad for for Pepsi around 1945-1946, which is one of the first ads specifically targeted toward Black People. The young black kid in the picture is Ron Brown. Yes, Ron Brown the former United States Secretary of Commerce under Bill Clinton. Yes the Ron” Brown that was the first Black [...]

April 28th, 2016 - 10:04 pm § in Misc., UW

Chinazaor: An Igbo Provost is Fired From The University of Illinois

Chinazor Onianwah  I was full of pride back in 2012 when Prof. Adesida was appointed provost of University of Illinois, it wasn’t just because of his academic achievement, but because I attended high school in the town he hails from, Effon Alaaye Ekiti in Ondo state, Nigeria. Back in late eig[...]

November 29th, 2015 - 5:35 pm § in Misc.

Slain Colorado Springs civilians are people of color

Both civilians killed in Friday’s rampage in Colorado Springs are minorities: Ke’arre Stewart, who is black, and Jennifer Markovsky, a Native Hawaiian. “CBS Denver reports that one of the civilian victims killed has been identified as Ke’arre Stewart, 29, an Iraq War veteran [...]