Archive for September, 2016

Georgetown University Atones for Involvement in Slavery
By September 13, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

Georgetown University Atones for Involvement in Slavery

As part of a plan to acknowledge and respond to its involvement in slavery, Georgetown University (GU) in Washington, D.C will offer preferential admission status to descendants of   slaves whose sale or labor benefitted the University.  This priority status is similar to that of   “legacy” applicants – those applicants who are related to faculty and […]

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White Lives Matter Labeled a Hate Group
By September 9, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

White Lives Matter Labeled a Hate Group

One of the activities of the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) is to track extremist organizations in   the U.S. and, after relevant investigation, conclude whether or not these groups are “hate groups”. In August 2016 SPLC announced that its annual map and listing of hate groups scheduled for release in February 2017 will include White […]

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Denmark Creates “Hacker Academy”
By September 3, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

Denmark Creates “Hacker Academy”

In an effort to improve its cyber security, Denmark’s Intelligence agency is creating a “hacker academy” to train talented hackers to crack complicated cyber security systems.  The goal of the academy is to educate hackers to boost local cyber security, fight off cyber attacks, and perhaps hack into the systems of cyber attackers. Some academy […]

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