Nathan Woolford

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Online fury over Boston University professor's tweets on race

<b>(CNN) —</b> Fury erupted this month over incoming Boston University sociology and African-American studies professor Saida Grundy's tweets about white men, race and slavery.<p>College student Nick Pappas wrote about Grundy's tweets on his website SoCawlege.com a week ago with the headline "Boston …

CNN

If You Only Read One Book About the Legacy of Slavery: ‘Slaves in the Family’

Ben Affleck tried and failed to hide a slave owner in his family tree. He would have done better to follow Edward Ball’s example—face the ugly past …

Black History

The odd thing that happens when injustice benefits you

It stings when life’s not fair – but what happens if it means we profit? As Tom Stafford writes, some people may perform unexpected self-sabotage.<p>Frans de Waal, a professor of primate behaviour at Emory University, is the unlikely star of a viral video. His academic's physique, grey jumper and …

NBA

The secret country again wages war on its own people

In Western Australia, where mining companies make billion dollar profits exploiting Aboriginal land, the state government says it can no longer …

To return or not: Who should own indigenous art?

Should works included in a new Aboriginal Australian art exhibition be repatriated to the culture that produced them? The answer is complex, writes Jason Farago.<p>The British Museum in London is opening a major new exhibition with a rather interesting subtitle. Indigenous Australia: Enduring …

Museums

UN forum backs fight against closure of remote Aboriginal communities in WA

The Kimberley Land Council wins support for its submission arguing against the proposed closure of up to 150 remote communities by the Barnett government<p>The United Nations permanent forum on indigenous issues has supported a submission by the Kimberley Land Council condemning the proposed closure …

The Heart of the Hawaiian Peoples’ Arguments Against the Telescope on Mauna Kea

At this moment all over the Hawaiian islands, but especially atop Mauna Kea volcano, there are protests against the building of a new Thirty-Meter …

Mauna Kea

Scientists fully decode a pair of mammoth DNA genomes

A team of Harvard Medical School geneticists have deciphered the complete genomes of not one but <i>two</i> individual woolly mammoths. The results, recently published in the journal <i>Current Biology</i>, are already providing valuable insights into how the species initially died out.<p>Wooly mammoths appeared …

Decorated Cherbourg men at Mount Morgan, 1903

<b>Decorated Cherbourg men at Mount Morgan, 1903</b> contributed by <b>QldPics</b> taken in 1903<br>(contact QldPics about this picture)<p><b>65</b> of <b>130</b> pictures of Mount Morgan<p>…

New Zealand Maori Party condemns potential closure of Aboriginal communities in open letter to Tony Abbott - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

The Maori Party in New Zealand has written to Prime Minister Tony Abbott slamming the potential closure of remote Aboriginal communities, and saying …

The fighter pilot that inspired a generation

Leonard (Len) Victor Waters was the first aboriginal to join the RAAF and the first to become a fighter pilot during World War II, attaining the rank …

Indigenous Peoples

Rhodes of Africa: only slightly less offensive than the man himself

With narration that fails to mention Rhodesia’s African tribes in its population, things only get worse with Rhodes’s racist, imperialistic delusions masquerading as kindly paternalism<p><b>Rhodes of Africa (1936)<br>Director: Berthold Viertel<br>Entertainment grade: C<br>History grade: C+</b><p>Cecil Rhodes was one of the …

South Africa

New rumor claims Apple will launch three iPhone models this year, including 4-inch iPhone 6C

A sketchy new rumor from the sometimes-unreliable Digitimes claims that Apple will be releasing three new iPhone models this year. While many Apple watchers are expecting to see the release of two new “S” models—the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus—the new report also says the company will release a third …

Mobile Technology