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Ivanka Trump Faces Legal Troubles

Ivanka Trump Faces Legal Troubles

Ivanka Trump, daughter of the nation’s president, is facing some legal troubles in her business ventures. There is a lawsuit against her shoe line alleging she copied several designs, and a tax warrant against her jewelry line for unpaid sales taxes. Aquazzura, an Italian luxury shoe label, is suing Trump’s “IT Collection” for copying its […]

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Orange-Colored Alligator Sighted in South Carolina

Orange-Colored Alligator Sighted in South Carolina

Some who have seen it describe its skin color as apricot, some say its color is tangerine, others describe it as carrot-colored, others say rust, and still others say it’s the color of a pumpkin. They all agree it’s an alligator with orange-colored skin. Members of the Tanner Plantation residential community in Hanahan, South Carolina […]

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Trump Removes Bathroom Protections for Transgender Persons
By February 27, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

Trump Removes Bathroom Protections for Transgender Persons

Sexual discrimination in education is prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. The Obama administration interpreted Title IX to include transgender students and instructed   public schools to permit transgender students to use bathrooms and locker rooms that matched their gender identities. However, the Trump administration has rejected that interpretation, in effect removing […]

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Yale Removes Name of Slavery Advocate from Building
By February 22, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

Yale Removes Name of Slavery Advocate from Building

  Acting on the unanimous recommendation of an advisory committee, the name of John C. Calhoun will be removed from one of Yale University’s 12 residential buildings. Calhoun was an 1804 graduate of Yale and was class valedictorian; he was the nation’s seventh vice-president, a secretary of war, a secretary of state, and a U.S. […]

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Historic Black Colleges Face Increased Pressures
By February 20, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

Historic Black Colleges Face Increased Pressures

Presidents of the nation’s Historic Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) are under increased economic and political pressures to lead their schools in a time of social change. One indicator of this is the brief period of time that HBCU presidents retain their positions. The average length of time a president serves a black institution is […]

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