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The Republican Tax Bill Is White Supremacy by Another Name

The empire has struck back. It almost always does.<p>Fiscal policy is not race-neutral. It prioritizes certain groups and interests while punishing and …

'Black Lives Matter' painted on Vance birthplace home sparks Buncombe sheriff's investigation

CLOSE<p>The granite obelisk standing in Pack Square was constructed in memory of Zebulon Baird Vance, a northern Buncombe County native and North …

For Discussion: Black Celebrities Comfort Bullied Child Keaton Jones Despite His Confederate Flag-Waving Family

<i>Image via Instagram/Facebook/Twitter</i><p>Controversy Erupts After Celebs Support Keaton Jones<p>Many times these days, viral moments involve some sort of …

UPDATE: Explosion Confirmed At Major New York City Bus Terminal, Suspect Identified

<b>UPDATE: 10:20 AM - DECEMBER 11, 2017</b><p>Police have named 27-year-old Akayed Ullah as the suspect in Monday's Port Authority explosion.<p>Ullah was …

Importance of the Million Man March

In 1995, Nation of Islam Leader Louis Farrakhan proposed a call to action for black men — this is historically referenced as the Million Man March. …

How Slavery Affected African American Families, Freedom's Story, TeacherServe®, National Humanities Center

How Slavery Affected<br>African American Families<p>Heather Andrea Williams<br>University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill<br>National Humanities Center …

Slavery, the Plantation Myth, and Alternative Facts

Earlier this year, NBC journalist Chuck Todd pressed the Counselor to the US President, Kellyanne Conway, to explain spurious claims made by then …

Black History

Denzel Washington on black incarceration: ‘I can’t blame the system,’ ‘it starts in the home’

Denzel Washington stressed the importance of having a positive father figure in the home while speaking recently about the mass incarceration of …

Columbia University

‘New York Times’ publishes op-ed calling for the end of anti-white reverse racism

On Sunday, the <i>New York Times</i> published an op-ed by columnist Frank Bruni decrying what he sees as a true impediment to the progress of racial …

How white engineers built racist code – and why it's dangerous for black people

As facial recognition tools play a bigger role in fighting crime, inbuilt racial biases raise troubling questions about the systems that create them<p>“You good?” a man asked two narcotics detectives late in the summer of 2015.<p>The detectives had just finished an undercover drug deal in Brentwood, a …

Artificial Intelligence

On Saudi women’s rights, the UN has it shockingly wrong

It’s absurd that a country whose women are ‘empowered’ to be submissive to men has been elected to the UN’s new equality commission<p>There is a great scene in the HBO comedy Veep, in which Selina Meyer, the US vice-president played by Julia-Louis Dreyfus, sets up a “symposium on race” in order to …

Lake District

Women’s access to family leave is not improving, but men’s is

Access to maternity leave after the birth or adoption of a child is not improving for women, though the number of men on leave is growing. Fathers …

Demographics

Why the UK needs to get more girls into electrical engineering

Spanish electrical engineer Ana Rodriguez Lizana works on a £2.5bn UK offshore wind power project for ScottishPower – and visits local schools to encourage more girls to give engineering a try.<p>Ana Rodriguez Lizana manages the electrical design of the transmission system for the East Anglia ONE …

Engineering

Gender fight night: boxing film-makers go three rounds for industry equality

At the closing night of For Film’s Sake festival 12 amateurs take to the all-women boxing ring, many of them film-makers with a personal crusade<p>It’s Sunday night in Waterloo, Sydney. In an old warehouse, standing on a cold concrete floor, a crowd whoops and hollers as punches are thrown. In the …

Boxing

Newlywed Women in India are Being Given Wooden Bats to Prevent Domestic Violence

Newlywed women in one Indian state are being given state-issued wooden bats to ward off drunk or abusive husbands, amid nationwide efforts to …

Why Europe Puts Women in Top Defense Roles

Europe's five female defense ministers reflect changing priorities and new vision of the military's role.<p>At Thursday's meeting of European Union defense ministers all five of the bloc's biggest economies (minus the U.K.) were represented by women -- a coup completed by the fresh appointment of …

Geopolitics

Women Are Great Composers Too, Why Aren't They Being Heard?

As a composer, I entered a profession in which I knew I could actively alter our fractious present using the incomparable tools of art. After all, the intellectually curious and essentially progressive landscapes of our concert halls and opera houses seem like the perfect arenas in which to harness …

The Arts

Women Doctors Earn Less—and Not Because of the Jobs They Choose

America's women doctors aren't earning less than men because of the fields they've chosen. Even women in some of the highest-paying medical …

Salaries & Wages

Women defy local traditions in Pakistan's Swat Valley

In rural Pakistan, a system of informal justice reigns. Men make the decisions, and women sometimes face brutal treatment. A group of them are …

The States Where Women Fare the Best – And Worst | Investopedia

Gender inequality proves challenging for women in more ways than one, perhaps most noticeably from a financial perspective. The gender wage gap …