Washington PostHow racism explains Republicans' rise in the SouthWashington PostOther historians, though, have long argued that civil rights legislation supported by President Kennedy and other Washington Democrats led to the party's loss of power in the South. And a study published this month by the National Bureau of Economic ...
IU Bloomington NewsroomNAACP and AFL-CIO leaders to speak at IU Bloomington on civil rights and laborIU Bloomington NewsroomWilliam Barber, president of the North Carolina NAACP, and Richard Trumka, president of the AFL-CIO, the nation's largest labor organization, will share the stage for a discussion titled “Labor and Civil Rights: Bold Legacies and New Directions.” The ...
Consequence of Sound (blog)Killer Mike talks racism and civil rights at Florida State University — watchConsequence of Sound (blog)On Wednesday, the Run The Jewels MC continued to keep the dialogue going, appearing at Florida State University for a lecture on racism, civil rights, and community. Eloquent yet conversational, the rapper, born Michael Render, encouraged the students ...and more&nbs
Daily KosMichigan mayor proud of her city's diversity, shocked by CNN's fearmongeringDaily Kos"What I had expected and what people usually ask me about is the diversity of this city and the changing demographics and something about the way that reflects changing American demographics in general. So the focus on terrorism and fear caught me ...and more »
Ben Carson seeks 13% of black vote to beat ClintonMiami HeraldThough Barack Obama won 93 percent of the black vote in 2012, Carson is betting he can lead a significant portion of that demographic back to the party of Abraham Lincoln. In fact, his team has set ambitious target of winning 13 percent of the ... runs ...and more »
KMOV.comMinority police organization has no confidence in DotsonKMOV.com... community engagement plan, crime plan, and a lack of minority officers and lieutenants. The group made the announcement at a press conference Tuesday. Dotson said the department is implementing a plan to engage with residents and increase diversity ...Minority police group faults St. Louis chief Dotson over crime stra
CIOMicrosoft blames layoffs for drop in gender diversityCIOMicrosoft has blamed a drop in its workforce's gender diversity on the thousands of layoffs it made to restructure its phone hardware business. This year, women made up 26.8 percent of Microsoft's total workforce, down from 29 percent in 2014, the ...Microsoft Employee Diversity Numbers Fail To ImpressInformationWeekMicrosoft gende
Chicago Sun-Times - Breaking News (blog)Black Caucus chairman: What took Alvarez so long to file charges?Chicago Sun-Times - Breaking News (blog)The chairman of the City Council's Black Caucus on Tuesday questioned why it took Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez 13 months to charge a white Chicago Police officer with first-degree murder in the shooting of an African-American teenage
Greenville NewsClemson administrator appointed to minority cybersecurity boardGreenville NewsClemson University's chief information officer, Kevin McKenzie, has been appointed to the International Consortium of Minority Cybersecurity Professionals Strategic Advisory Board, the university announced Tuesday. The non-profit consortium promotes ...Clemson's McKenzie appointed to Consortium of
The TennesseanNew Vanderbilt diversity chief promises changeThe TennesseanOne of their most detailed demands called for Zeppos to hire a chief diversity officer tasked to serve as the university's top advocate for students, faculty and staff from various walks of life who feel marginalized. Days later, he did just that ...University statement on diversity and inclusionUChicago NewsBrown Univer