Martin Luther King, Jr.

How White People Have Reacted to Black Success Over Time in the United States

<i>In this op-ed, writer Kim Reynolds explains the history of "whitelashes" in the United States.</i><p>On November 9, 2016, CNN commentator Van Jones described Donald Trump’s nearly solidified victory to become President of the United States as a “whitelash.”<p>“This was a whitelash against a changing country, …

Civil Rights

Three lines and a circle: A brief history of the peace symbol

<b>(CNN) —</b> On Good Friday 1958, thousands gathered in London's Trafalgar Square to protest nuclear weapons. They were responding to a string of test blasts conducted by the United Kingdom, the third nation to join the nuclear club after the US and USSR.<p>For the next four days, the bravest among them …

Los Angeles

Police officer from N.J. critical after he's shot in Florida

Adam Jobbers-Miller, 29, underwent surgery after the Saturday night shooting and was listed in critical but stable condition on Sunday.A former …

Fort Myers

Comey cautions Democrats against ‘socialist left.’ Democrats pounce.

James B. Comey, the former FBI director and a registered Republican most of his adult life, is trying out a new role: armchair strategist for the Democratic Party.<p>Days after urging voters to paint the country blue in the midterm elections this fall, Comey took to Twitter on Sunday to caution …

Hillary Clinton

Bob Dylan 1960s Live Rarities Collection Gets Wide Release

A two-CD set of live Bob Dylan recordings taped at concerts between 1962 to 1966 previously available only in Japan will be released worldwide on …

Music

As Seattle gentrifies, blacks no longer feel welcome

SEATTLE (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Not so long ago, few whites wanted to live in Seattle’s diverse Central District, so it housed the people who had no choice.<p>Synagogues point to the neighborhood’s long-gone Jewish past, an immigrant community that was joined by Japanese-Americans. Their …

Black Panther Party

Fifty years ago, an unholy mess shook the Catholic church

<i>Michael W. Higgins is a distinguished professor of Catholic thought at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Conn.</i><p>The year 1968 was momentous on several fronts: historical, political and moral. France was roiled with student rebellion, Prague’s spark of freedom was doused and the United States was …

Christianity

MacArthur BART station closed after double stabbing

OAKLAND — BART police officers were responding to a double stabbing that closed the system’s MacArthur station Sunday night.<p>Around 9:45 p.m. Sunday, …

Alameda County

Boston Police Superintendent-in-Chief William Gross named police commissioner

Boston Police Superintendent-in-Chief William Gross was named the new commissioner of police, city officials announced at a press conference …

Justice

Sean Spicer is still trying to gaslight America about President Trump

<i>Erik Wemple is a Washington Post media critic.</i><p>During his brief, comic stint as White House press secretary, Sean Spicer had a special, up-close view of President Trump. In his memoir, “The Briefing,” he portrays a president who may seem foreign to many Americans. In Spicer’s telling, Trump has a …

Donald Trump

How do I explain whistleblowing on my CV? | Financial Times

<b>This week’s problem</b><p><b>I tried to blow the whistle on insider trading at my bank a few years ago and ended up being pushed out. It took several years for</b> …

Martin Luther King, Jr.

One rescued from Sunday morning fire on Genesee Street

A person was rescued from a building fire Sunday morning on Genesee Street, according to the Buffalo Fire Department. The fire was reported at around …

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Arlington School Calendar 2018-19: First Day Of School, Vacations

When's the first day of school in Arlington? Plus, other must-know dates for students, parents and teachers.<p>ARLINGTON, VA — The first day of school …

Middle School

Boy, 8, and Woman, 64, Killed in Leimert Park House Fire

An 8-year-old boy and a 64-year-old woman are dead after a house fire in Leimart Park Sunday morning.Both victims were pronounced dead at the …

Red Cross

Plaque unveiled to Irish students who died in Berkeley balcony collapse

<b>A PLAQUE in memory of the six students who died in the 2015 Berkeley balcony collapse has been unveiled at a special ceremony.</b><p>The tragedy claimed the …

The Berkeley

July 23 marks 50-year anniversary of Glenville Riots: See vintage photos

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Fifty years ago, gunshots marked the start of five days of riots in Cleveland's Glenville neighborhood.<p>Mayor Carl Stokes delivered …

Justice

‘Parallel universe’: Residents and artists imagine Africatown in Seattle’s Central District

Eight large, colorful signs placed around the Central District this summer are part of an art installation that projects a vision of Seattle’s …

Urbanism

#seahomeless — ‘Two or three here, 20 there,’ the city’s march to 500 beds includes Hill, CD

A plan to increase Seattle’s shelter capacity by 500 beds is playing out around Capitol Hill and the Central District.<p>On May 30, <b>Mayor Jenny Durkan</b> …

Seattle

Driver charged with vehicular homicide, DUI after pedestrian killed

A woman is facing vehicular homicide and DUI charges after her vehicle hit and killed a pedestrian in southwest Atlanta early Sunday, police …

Crime

The Mind Reels

<i>“I cannot forecast to you the action of Russia. It is a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma; but perhaps there is a key. That key is</i> …

Iran Nuclear Deal

Mr Pinkhouse's Shop - TES

Editable, ready top print, key words display - 84 key words and definitions.<p>(2)<p>$4.74<p>Everything you need for the unit - just print off for the …

Teaching

It should have been President Hillary Clinton. Here’s why it’s not

There was no better proof of how we have failed as voters than the scene at last week’s NAACP convention, where former President Bill Clinton …

Hillary Clinton

Atlanta's Paper Boi on race and rap stardom in the USA

<b>Brian Tyree Henry is still getting used to being famous.</b><p>"I've lived in the same neighbourhood in Harlem for eight years, I love it.<p>"But recently people have started screaming 'Paper Boi' as I go in the building. I'm like, 'Guys, I'm still the same person'."<p>As the rapper Alfred "Paper Boi" Miles, …

Civil Rights

Teachers and Coaches Should Quit NEA in Wake of Kaepernick Award

Opinion<p>Posted: Jul 22, 2018 12:01 AM<p><i>The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not represent the views of Townhall.com.</i><p>The National …

Conservative View

Racism is the kryptonite of empires in the Trump age

On November 11, 1931, London was greeted by an unusual sight. Of a dark, frail bespectacled Indian, wearing nothing but a voluminous white shawl …

India News

Wounded Fort Myers police officer in stable condition

Florida cop is fighting for his life after he was shot in the head by a gunman during a dispute at a gas station<p><b>Police say the incident unfolded</b> …

Fort Myers

Confirmed: The Black Tones Are Going to Be Huge

The Black Tones somehow made trad, funky blues-rock seem exciting during their Block Party set; believe the hype. by Dave SegalIt's always nice when …

Blues-rock

Unlearn

Dear friend,<p>A recognition: to seek true happiness, wisdom, and self actualization; focus on unlearning in life, not “learning”.<p>Via negativa …

Eric Kim

Pose Star Billy Porter on Ball Culture, ’80s New York, and the AIDS Crisis

The role Billy Porter plays on <i>Pose</i>didn’t exist when he first auditioned. He intended to try out as modern dance teacher Helena St. Rogers, knew he …

Diana Ross

We Hear You: Processing Illegal Immigrants at the Border and Maxine Waters’ Call for Incivility

<i>Editor’s note: The issue of separating children from adults who cross into America illegally, and Maxine Waters’ related call for incivility,</i> …

Conservative View