Theresa Mack

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Mississippi, Matt Herron

In 1965, at Jackson, Mississippi, Matt Herron took an iconic and ironic image from the civil rights era as a white policeman rips an American flag …

1. The Historical Reliability of the Gospels

Introduction<p>Christianity has always been the religion of the Book, the Bible. More specifically for this series, all Christians of all denominations …

Excerpt: 'Jesus, Interrupted'

<i>Jesus, Interrupted: Revealing the Hidden Contradictions in the Bible (and Why We Don't Know About Them)</i><br>By Bart D. Ehrman<br>Hardcover, 304 pages<br>HarperOne<br>List price: $25.99<p>Read An Excerpt<p>Bible scholar Bart Ehrman began his studies at the Moody Bible Institute in Chicago. Originally an evangelical …

In New Orleans, major school district closes traditional public schools for good

<b>Correction:</b> An earlier version of this story incorrectly attributed the firing of more than 7,000 employees to the New Orleans Recovery School District; the Orleans Parish School Board fired the workers in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. The story also incorrectly stated when the Recovery School …

Historic Houston Slave Cemetery Bulldozed

<b>0</b> Flares Filament.io <b>0</b> Flares ×<p><i>Image Via News One</i><p>In Houston this week, a family and a community were left dumbfounded and devastated when a historic …

Rand Paul holds conference call with tea partier who says Obama "has Muslim sensibilities"

Joe the Plumber: ‘Your dead kids don’t trump my constitutional rights’

Samuel Joseph Wurzelbacher – better known as “Joe the Plumber” – has penned an open letter saying the recent shooting deaths of young people near the …

Colorado commission affirms cake discrimination ruling

All they wanted was a cake.<p>Two years ago, Charlie Craig and David Mullins walked into the Masterpiece Cakeshop in Colorado with Craig’s mother, …

States fight to push anti-gay bills. But will they pass?

The Supreme Court’s ruling striking down the Defense of Marriage Act last summer set off a chain reaction of federal judges ruling state bans on …

Tennessee Counseling Bill Would Let Student Psychologists Reject Gay Clients Without Punishment

A bill proposed in Tennessee would let psychological counselors refuse to treat gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender clients, prompting the Raw Story to run the headline: "Tennessee bill allows Christian counselors to reject suicidal LGBT students."<p>While arguably sensational, the headline is …

The anti-gay Tennessee bill no one’s talking about

While the media obsesses over the “Don’t Say Gay” bill, the state just enacted a different bigoted ordinance<p>Leslie Fenton<p>May 26, 2011 6:29pm (UTC)<p>Last month, the City of Nashville made Tennessee history by passing an ordinance designed to protect the employment rights of gay, lesbian, bisexual and …

SB2681 (As Introduced) - 2014 Regular Session

MISSISSIPPI LEGISLATURE<p>2014 Regular Session<p>To: Universities and Colleges; Judiciary, Division A<p>By: Senator(s) Gandy, Hudson, Jolly, Smith, Tindell, …

Why ‘religious freedom’ laws could be a license to discriminate

Conservatives insist the so-called religious freedom bills that would allow a right to refuse to serve same-sex couples don’t do what liberals and …

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer vetoes controversial anti-gay bill, SB 1062

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed a bill Wednesday that would have allowed businesses that asserted their religious beliefs the right to deny service to gay and lesbian customers.<p>The controversial measure faced a surge of opposition in recent days from large corporations and athletic organizations, …

Cliven Bundy and the Tyranny All Around Us

How would the Nevada standoff be different if the rancher were black? American history has already answered that question.<p>I've been laughing my way through the Cliven Bundy fiasco because, as Jamelle Bouie suggests, there may be no better example of racist privilege than the right to flout the …

LIFE OF A WILD CHILD... (thisiseverydayracism: Dark Girls is a 2012...)

Dark Girls is a 2012 documentary film by American filmmakers Bill Duke and D. Channsin Berry. It documents colorism based on skin tone among African …

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Blog Archives

Archive for the ‘Blog’<p>July 04, 2018 By: Hiromi Category: Blog<p>I don’t know how many people check out my blog anymore…. I’ve totally stopped writing, …

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Languages, dialects and accents: why our voices matter

<i>You see then, macam difficult you know. Skarly you fail then how?</i><p>Zou ye da lan ye. Aiyah, why you so clumsy?<p>Ni hao, wo shi Zhuang Xiao Wei.<p>You must …

Languages Matter: Some Thoughts on Language and Dialect

I want to expand on what I have written in my essay, “Languages, Dialects and Accents: Why Our Voices Matter.” Much has been said about the use of …

Anti-Gay Houston Official Threatens To Recall Mayor If Bill Prohibiting Discrimination Passes

Houston’s city council is scheduled to vote Wednesday on an ordinance to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender …