Charley Martin

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Milwaukee Bucks' Sterling Brown on arrest: 'I gave in so they didn't pull out their guns'

As a gang of Milwaukee police officers surrounded Sterling Brown, forced him face first into the pavement and fired a Taser into his back, he thought about everything he had to live for.<p>“I gave in so they didn’t pull out their guns,” he said.<p>Five months after the incident in a Walgreens parking lot …

Law Enforcement

Sterling Brown and the tasing of the black American dream

Milwaukee police didn’t just assault a basketball player, they damaged the hopes young people of color have of a better life<p>Sterling Brown: Milwaukee police apologize to NBA player<p>Another day, another black man violently assaulted by five rogue police officers for the ever-increasing crime of BWB …

Race & Ethnicity

Celebrating the launch of LGBTed

Over the last few years I have watched in awe the wonderful work BAMEed and WomenEd have been doing to address the issues of bias in our education …

LGBTQI

The ‘Queer Eye’ Guys Says the Show is About Human Connections

Earlier this year Netflix debuted its reboot of Queer Eye for the Straight Guy—now called Queer Eye—and it offered viewers a heartwarming take on a …

Queer Eye

The Center and Near West Theatre Host LGBTQ+ Youth Prom This Saturday

For the second year in a row The LGBT Community Center of Greater Cleveland (The Center) is presenting a LGBTQ+ Youth Prom to allow an inclusive …

LGBTQI

In Denver’s gentrifying neighborhoods, some middle-class parents are avoiding the school down the block

Eagleton Elementary is a block and a half away from where Brian Hilbert lives with his wife and two young children in west Denver. It’s a largely …

George Washington

9 New Audiobooks For Road Trips To Keep You Entertained On The Long Drives Of Summer

Taking the scenic route to your vacation destination this year? You're going to miss out on valuable reading time, but not to worry, book nerds! I've …

Books

Historical Colorized Pictures Show Native Americans at the White House for Citizenship

These incredible photographs were colorized by British colorization specialist Royston Leonard. The remarkable pictures show the group during the …

Native Americans

You Can Make These Smoky, Sous-Vide Ribs Without a Grill or Smoker

As someone who lives in a tiny studio apartment, I don’t get to do a lot of grilling, smoking, or any other outdoor cooking. This makes me very sad, …

BBQ

12 Surprising Things You Can Make With a Waffle Iron

If you’ve been using your waffle iron just for waffles, then you’re missing out!<p>Get Recipe<p>Get Recipe<p>Get Recipe<p>Real Food by Dad‘s “frittaffles” are …

Breakfast

Why it's OK For Black People, but Not White People, to Use The N-Word, Explained (Again)

What’s up my nigga? Long time, no see.<p>What’s up? It’s been awhile.<p>Also, you can’t use that word anymore.<p>The n-word? But I thought you loved that word.<p>…

Kendrick Lamar

We’re whitewashing the history of our founding. It’s fueling problems today.

Tonight, the George Washington Book Prize of $50,000 will be awarded to Kevin J. Hayes for his book “George Washington, a Life in Books,” one of seven finalists selected as “the past year’s best-written works on the nation’s founding era.” Although over four decades of research on the history of …

Black History

This Map Shows How Low States Education Spending Has Gotten

State policymakers who discover that they put less of a premium on education than Syrian dictator Bashar Al-Assad may want to rethink their budgets …

Bashar al-Assad

Remembering One of the Most Violent Days in the History of the U.S. Senate

On May 22, 1856, a member of the U.S. House of Representatives caned a Senator into unconsciousness.<p>In late May of 1856, Charles Sumner, a senator …

South Carolina

You’re Doing Scrum Wrong, and Here’s How to Fix It

When the Manifesto for Agile Software Development was first published, it was not a process, but a set of guiding principles. These principles were …

Project Management

Aunt Phillis’s Cabin, A Pro-Slavery Response to Uncle Tom’s Cabin (1852)

Aunt Phillis’s Cabin, a pro-slavery response to <i>Uncle Tom’s Cabin</i>. Were the exertions of the Abolitionists successful, what would be the result? The …

Black History

Ten sentences with all the Scrum Master advice you’ll ever need

Do you want to be a great Scrum Master?I hope so. (Well, unless you’re a product owner or in some other role!) I’ve spent over 20 years as a Scrum …

Project Management

The open bigotry of Trumpland is beginning to backfire on the racists

Last month, a white woman in Oakland called the police on a black family that was having a cookout—then broke down sobbing when another white woman …

Trespassing

Prison records from 1800s Georgia show mass incarceration's racially charged beginnings

Henry Minter was working as a farm laborer in Georgia in the 1870s when he met Mary Dotson, a young black servant girl. The couple never married – …

Black History

Trump’s New ‘Work for Welfare’ Rules Protect Poor Whites at the Expense of Urban Blacks

Let’s talk about institutional racism, shall we?<p>For those who don’t know (and at this point, there’s really no reason not to), institutional racism …

Southern Poverty Law Center

How Helping Students to Ask Better Questions Can Transform Classrooms

Educators and parents have long known that curiosity is at the center of powerful learning. But too often, in the push to meet standards and pressure …

Pedagogy

The 100 Best Fantasy Novels of All Time - Unbound Worlds

<b>1.</b><p>Dubbed the “Nigerian Harry Potter,” Okorafor’s YA crossover novel of a Nigerian-American girl with albino skin and a deep well of magical talent is …

Books

The Best Travel Accessories of 2018

Survive planes, trains, and automobiles with these essentials.<p>Voke Tabs ($7)<p>Don’t have time for coffee but need a pick-me-up? These chewable tablets offer a fruity (if somewhat bitter), naturally caffeinated boost to get you through a long day of shuttling between gates and hailing rickshaws. If …

Border Crossings

#DrivingWhileBlackWithLeavesOnTheWindshield: Kansas Man Detained For Having 'Vegetation' on Window

A man driving through Winfield, Kan., went live on Facebook during a traffic stop after cops initially told him he was being pulled over for …

Crime

What to Keep on Hand for Easy 3-Ingredient Fast Dinners from Your Freezer

<b>Pictured recipe:</b> Quick Steak Carne Asada Tacos<p><b>Sponsored by EatingWell Frozen Entrees</b><p>Your freezer can save you on a busy weeknight when you don't have …

Cooking

Our Favorite Deals at REI’s Anniversary Sale

Gear up for summer with Outside editors' wishlist<p>REI's Anniversary Sale is happening today through May 28. We had our editors scour the merchandise to pick out the best stuff—all of it discounted right now at least 20 percent off.<p><b>Patagonia P6 LoPro Trucker Hat ($22; 25 percent off)</b><p>I'm not one to …

Backpacking

#StayWoke: Trump's Team Hired Firm to Suppress the Black Vote: Report

On Wednesday, Cambridge Analytica whistleblower Christopher Wylie told Congress that President Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign, more specifically …

Donald Trump

How Zero-Waste People Make Only a Jar of Trash a Year

Imagine 15 grocery bags filled with plastic trash piled up on every single yard of shoreline in the world. That’s how much land-based plastic trash ended up in the world’s oceans in just one year. The world generates at least 3.5 million tons of plastic and other solid waste a day, 10 times the …

Sustainability

Pan-Seared Ribeye with Miso Butter

Every once in a while, I crave a juicy steak with a perfectly browned crust. Until recently, this craving was only satisfied during celebrations at …

Cooking

The Best Explanation for Our Spate of Mass Shootings Is the Least Comforting

On another terrible day, I hate to introduce even more pessimism, but when we discuss mass shootings, one of the first questions we ask is the …

Guns