Sybil Jackson Carter

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How Watermelons Became a Racist Trope

Before its subversion in the Jim Crow era, the fruit symbolized black self-sufficiency.<p>It seems as if every few weeks there’s another watermelon controversy. The <i>Boston Herald</i> got in trouble for publishing a cartoon of the White House fence-jumper, having made his way into Obama’s bathroom, …

Want to See How Biased Broken Windows Policing Is? Spend a Day in Court

Michelle ChenIn New York City, the overwhelming majority of misdemeanor arraignments are of people of color.The post Want to See How Biased Broken …

A Conspiracy Video Teaches Kids A Lesson About Fake News

<i>Our Take A Number series is exploring problems around the world through the lens of a single number. Today's number is 81, which is how many French schools a journalist visited to teach kids about disinformation on the Internet.</i><p>As the bell rings, students file into class at Maxence Van der Meersch …

Fake News

40 Acres and a Mule Would Be at Least $6.4 Trillion Today—What the U.S. Really Owes Black America

Download a PDF of this infographic:<p>Sources:<p><b>Introduction</b><p><b>1.</b><p>1.5 million pounds in 1790 and 2.25 billion pounds in 1859, based on Empire of Cotton, by …

Ice cores and climate change

Slices of ice core, drilled from the depths of the Earth’s ice sheets, reveal details of the planet’s past climate.<p>Introduction<p>Ice cores are …

Give Me Five by Phosphore

Voir la nouvelle édition<p>L'essentiel de la semaine<p>Le cinéma attire toujours ! <b>Il vient d’atteindre un nouveau record, avec 40,6</b> <b>milliards de dollars de</b> …

« Fred se méfie des fausses infos » : une BD pour apprendre à vérifier l’information

Cette bande dessinée disponible gratuitement compile des conseils simples pour apprendre à déjouer les rumeurs et les intox en ligne.<p><i>« Combien de</i> …

Technologie

Critics of Dan Rather’s tips about fake news brought up his past. But the points are still solid.

“Fake news” is everywhere you look. On social media, on cable news channels, and in the opinion of the president of the United States, at this newspaper.<p>That recognition has changed the media and cultural landscape. Facebook has recently added links to news stories that show publishers’ Wikipedia …

Journalism

What is the Great Pacific Garbage Patch? - The Washington Post

1:57<p>What is the Great Pacific Garbage Patch?<p>1:10<p>Changes in thickness and sea level, 1992 to 2017<p>1:18<p>New York artist paints to understand nuclear weapons<p>1:07<p>Coastal states blast Florida's exemption on drilling<p>0:43<p>EPA's Pruitt calls for 'open, honest' talk on climate science<p>1:25<p>New Delhi authorities …

Donald Trump

10 Geranium Oil Benefits for Healthy Skin and More - Dr. Axe

Geranium oil is commonly used as an element in <b>aromatherapy</b> for its many health benefits. It’s used as a holistic treatment to improve your physical, …

Child bride survivors of Boko Haram share their horrific stories and urge lawmakers to rescue others

Over the past four years, thousands of young women and girls have been kidnapped by Boko Haram, a violent Islamist militant group active in Nigeria, Chad and Cameroon. Hundreds are still captives. Some were never found. And even those who are free still carry the shame and trauma of having lived as …

Engrenages — Wikipédia

Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom.<p>Un <b>engrenage</b> est un système mécanique composé de roues …

Procédure pénale en France — Wikipédia

La <b>procédure pénale</b> est l'ensemble des règles qui organisent le processus de répression d'une infraction. Elle fait le lien entre l'infraction et la …

From 'Fraud' To Individual Right, Where Does The Supreme Court Stand On Guns?

In the aftermath of the deadly Parkland shooting, attention has focused on legislation that could make its way through Congress and the Florida Legislature.<p>But what does the U.S. Supreme Court have to say about gun control? After a couple of important cases nearly a decade ago, the court has, for …

Millions of Chinese Kids Are Parenting Themselves

For generations, Wang Ying’s family farmed the misty mountains of Liangshan, one of China’s poorest regions. But now, the 14-year-old girl lives without her parents—she is the main caretaker of her two younger siblings. They are among an estimated 9 million “left-behind children” living alone or in …

Siblings

The FRONTLINE Interview: Adel al-Jubeir

<i>Adel al-Jubeir is the foreign minister of Saudi Arabia. This interview was conducted by FRONTLINE’s Martin Smith on Feb. 24, 2017 for the documentary</i> …

What I Saw Treating the Victims From Parkland Should Change the Debate on Guns

They weren’t the first mass-shooting victims the Florida radiologist saw—but their wounds were radically different.<p>As I opened the CT scan last week to read the next case, I was baffled. The history simply read “gunshot wound.” I have been a radiologist in one of the busiest trauma centers in the …

National Rifle Assn: All Recipients

This table lists candidates receiving money from this organization in 2015-2016. <b>The organizations themselves did not donate, rather the money came</b> …

Elections

Annual Gun Law State Scorecard 2016

Gun Laws Save Lives<p>At this point, the scale of America’s gun violence epidemic should be a surprise to no one. 2016 brought the worst mass shooting …

Guns

Obama to gun owners — I’m not looking to disarm you

Jun 2, 2016 7:15 PM EDT<p>By —<p>PBS NewsHour PBS NewsHour<p>0comments<p>Transcript Audio<p>Wednesday night, the NewsHour hosted President Obama for a wide-ranging …

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's claims in his State of Union address

WASHINGTON (AP) — The AP is fact-checking remarks from President Donald Trump's State of the Union speech. Here's a look at some of the claims we've examined (quotations from the speech as delivered or as released by the White House before delivery):<p>WAGE GAINS<p>TRUMP: "After years and years of wage …

Immigration

Trump’s Numbers

<b>Summary</b>Now that President Donald Trump has been in office for one day shy of a full year, it’s time to take a look at how well his boasts — and his …

FACT CHECK: Democratic Response To State Of The Union

Rep. Joe Kennedy, D-Mass., delivered the rebuttal to President Trump's State of the Union address Tuesday night. Democratic leaders called Kennedy a "relentless fighter for working Americans" in their announcement of his selection. At 37, Kennedy has served in Congress since 2013.<p>"It would be easy …

Joe Kennedy

Quartz

How do you spot fake news? Here are tips from an expert who teaches it to kids.