At a time when many messages for young girls seem to be conflicting, Baton Rouge teens are experiencing an influx of organizations and programs designed to show them how amazing and powerful they are in the world.Read More
For the first time in nearly a decade, the United States Congress is about to take up legislation to upgrade the Higher Education Act – the federal law that governs how the federal government supports and regulates higher education institutions.Read More
Acutely attuned to the times, Barnum wielded an extraordinary sense of what appealed to the masses. He rejected the country’s elitist culture, promoting a more egalitarian “pop” culture.Read More
While mapping where these donated dollars go, I’m finding that the many reasons why this penchant for giving arose can help explain the strength of support among American Jews for non-Jewish causes.Read More
RALEIGH- Ten days ago we delivered letters to Chief Justice Mark Martin, leader of the Judiciary Branch of North Carolina. The letter was similarly delivered to the Executive and Legislative branch leaders.Read More
A study has found that Fayetteville State University (FSU) is a valuable economic engine in the Fayetteville community, generating substantial economic returns annually.Read More
Tax reform in general raises critical issues about whether the government should redistribute income and promote equality in the first place. Jews and Christians look to the Bible for guidance about these questions.Read More
These data have huge potential to enhance residents’ quality of life and stimulate economic growth. Many local governments have jumped to create so-called “smart cities” that harness these data to enhance livability, workability and sustainability.Read More
She is also one of only two Black members of the 17-member North Carolina Historical Commission, which must approve any proposed removal, relocation, or alteration of historical monumentsRead More
There’s the ongoing imbroglio with the elections board, as well as lawsuits challenging the legislature’s decisions to block Cooper from appointing Court of Appeals judges and members of the N.C. Industrial Commission.Read More
But it is also unfortunately true that governments and police can violate this right – through the use of mass arrests, illegal use of force, criminalization of protest, and other means intended to thwart free public expression.Read More
By legitimizing bigotry and redefining so-called American values, a revived Klan in the 1920s left a toxic legacy that demands reexamination today. A new Ku Klux Klan arose in the early 1920s, a less violent but equally virulent descendant of the relatively small, terrorist Klan of the 1870s.Read More
By Leila Janah
Despite trillions of dollars in Western aid, 2.8 billion people worldwide still struggle in abject poverty. Yet the world’s richest countries continue to send money—mostly to governments—targeting the symptoms, rather than the root causes of poverty.
Beverly Daniel Tatum
Beverly Daniel Tatum’s 1997 book on race relations — Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? — has become a modern classic in college and high school classrooms, used to educate and prompt healthy discussions among young people about race.