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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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Free Sex for the Needy
By February 13, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

Free Sex for the Needy

The Green Party of Germany thinks that funding the services of sex workers (prostitutes) would improve the quality of life for some elderly people, and particularly so for patients requiring nursing care with a condition that might benefit from sex. Therefore, the Party plans to institute, through government-funded health insurance, a program for prostitutes to […]

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Mexicans Build Wall
By February 10, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

Mexicans Build Wall

The day after President Trump was inaugurated, Mexican demonstrators built a wall in Mexico City. The wall was made of cardboard boxes and built outside the U.S. Embassy. On top of the wall was an effigy of Donald Trump. The mock wall was constructed in protest of Trump’s policies regarding Mexico. During the presidential campaign, […]

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