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Slow Cooker Broccoli Cheese Soup | Creme De La Crumb

<i>Rich n’ creamy broccoli cheese soup made right in the crock pot!</i><p>Normally four days into December we have a boat-load of snow outside but this year …

Cooking

Slow Cooker Tomato, Kale and Quinoa Soup

<i>Comforting, nourishing and healthy made in the crockpot. Even the quinoa gets cooked right in! 214.2 cal/serving.</i>It’s been pouring rain all week. And …

Slow Cookers

Slow Cooker Potato and Corn Chowder

posted by Chungah @ Damn Delicious on September 12, 2014 240 Comments »<p><i>The easiest chowder you will ever make. Throw everything in the crockpot and</i> …

Slow Cooker Vegetarian Lasagna Soup

If you’re on Pinterest there’s a pretty good chance you’ve seen the meaty version of this <i>Slow Cooker Vegetarian Soup</i> floating around. And there’s a …

Cooking

Slow Cooker Butternut Squash Soup

Three months later, I’m finally getting around to posting this killer Slow Cooker Butternut Squash Soup that my mom made for us over …

Slow Cookers

Kebabs are the next hamburgers: how war and immigration predict what we eat

Ranji Smile -- the self-proclaimed “King of Curry Cooks” and a press fixture at the turn of the 20th century -- may have been America’s first celebrity chef when he landed in Manhattan via London and Karachi. Smile cooked at some of New York’s best hotels; he gave classes to housewives around the …

Flavors

Hundreds Of Immigrant Moms And Kids Freed From Detention After Texas Court Ruling

Advocates say the detention facilities are too much like prison for children.<p>Hundreds of women and children were released from two family detention centers over the weekend, after a Texas state judge sided with critics who say the facilities more closely resemble jails than child care centers.<p>The …

Immigration

The real reasons the U.S. became less racist toward Asian Americans

Between 1940 and 1970, something remarkable happened to Asian Americans. Not only did they surpass African Americans in average household earnings, but they also closed the wage gap with whites.<p>Many people credit this upward mobility to investments in education. But according to a recent study by …

Equality

The University as Sanctuary

<b>November 2004</b><p>Prelude<p>Great universities share a common, fundamental and defining mission: to seek knowledge and deepen our understanding of ourselves, …

Bill Clinton

Digital Archive Preserves 'Pioneering' History of Punjabis in California

When Nand Singh Johl left his home in Punjab, India, it was the last time he saw his family.<p>With three friends, he traveled from their village of Jandiala to Vancouver, Canada, to work on the construction of the Pacific Railroad. It was 1906. They made their way down the West Coast, eventually …

Civil Rights

Spiced Vegan Lentil Soup

This soup recipe has been a long time coming! Over the years, I’ve made some lackluster lentil soups that never saw the light of day on this website. …

Vegetarian Food

Cranberry Crostini

• Author: Cookie and Kate<br>• Prep Time: 10 mins<br>• Cook Time: 15 mins<br>• Total Time: 25 minutes<br>• Yield: 8<br>• Category: Appetizer<br>• Cuisine: American<p>★★★★★<p>4.2 from 5 …

'Sanctuary Cities' Vow to Protect Immigrants From Trump Plan

Democratic mayors of major U.S. cities that have long had cool relationships with federal immigration officials say they will do all they can to protect residents from deportation, despite President-elect Donald Trump's vows to withhold potentially millions of dollars in taxpayer money if they do …

Immigration

This Election Has Completely Debunked The Myth Of A ‘Post-Racial’ America

Donald Trump has emboldened racists to new heights.<p>When Barack Obama was elected in 2008, many assumed a “post-racial” America was upon us. They were fiercely wrong.<p>People believed that the nation had somehow reconciled its racism by electing a black man into the White House. As it turned out, one …

Donald Trump

Children rescued, pimps arrested in international prostitution crackdown

During a presidential campaign soured by sexual misconduct allegations, the FBI reminds us just how bad sexual abuse can get.<p>A coordinated international crackdown on child sex trafficking rescued 82 children, who were provided social services, and arrested 239 suspected pimps and fellow reprobates …

Crime

Emmett Till was brutally slain in 1955. Now, a sign marking where his body was found is riddled with bullet holes.

Working on a film about Emmett Till, the African American teen brutally slain in 1955, had already been an emotional experience for Kevin Wilson Jr.<p>A graduate film student at New York University, Wilson set out to document Till’s life earlier this year, speaking with one of Till’s cousins who was …

York University

Number of women, children from Central America illegally crossing into U.S. climbs in 2016

More women and children from Central America illegally crossed into the United States in 2016 compared with two years ago, when President Obama ordered an emergency government response to address the escalating border crisis.<p>A total of 137,366 unaccompanied minors and families with children were …

Immigration

Homeland Security: Central Americans Outnumber Mexicans Seized at U.S. Border

The number of people from Central America seized by U.S. immigration authorities at the southern border outnumbered people from Mexico for the second year in a row, according to Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson.<p>A total of 408,870 people were apprehended on the southwest border in fiscal year …

Immigration

Is America more divided by race or class?

Is race or class the more politically significant division in the United States? Donald Trump’s rise has gotten the nation talking again about both in American politics. Some observers have examined Trump’s support among white working class voters, focusing on how economic conditions can explain …

Income Inequality

In an immigration court that nearly always says no, a lawyer’s spirit is broken

ATLANTA — Elizabeth Matherne had been practicing immigration law for four years in the far northern suburbs of this city when a new group of people came pleading for help. A flood of Central American newcomers fleeing violence in their home countries were resettling in Atlanta, applying for asylum …

Immigration

This father put his children through college. But a prosecutor says he ‘executed’ one of them.

Jamal Mansour had a big get-together with his family just four days before he allegedly shot and killed his 27-year-old daughter.<p>He had even bought dresses and bracelets for his daughters during a recent trip to Jerusalem, his attorney, Angelo Lonardo, told The Washington Post.<p>Nothing, it seemed, …

Crime

All Of America's Science Nobel Prizes This Year Were Won By Immigrants

Trump, take note.<p>Donald Trump has spent an inordinate amount of time this election claiming the only people that immigrate to the United States are the ones “that have lots of problems.”<p>If only he were talking about brilliant scientists, toiling away at some of the world’s most intractable issues, …

Nobel Prize