From NPR: Bob Dorough, whose career began as a composer, arranger and singer in the booming New York jazz scene of the ’50s and ’60s before he became the musical keystone of Schoolhouse Rock!, died Monday afternoon in Mt. Bethel, Penn., his wife, Sally Shanley Dorough, confirmed to NPR. He was 94. Click here to […]Read More Bob Dorough, Jazz Musician Behind “Schoolhouse Rock” Has Died
From CBS News: Linda Brown Thompson, who as a young girl was the student at the center of the landmark Supreme Court case Brown v. Board of Education that declared school segregation unconstitutional, has died in Topeka, Kansas. She was 75. The Peaceful Rest Funeral Chapel in Topeka confirmed it is handling funeral arrangements for […]Read More Linda Brown, the Girl Who Was at the Center of Brown V. the Board of Education Case, Has Died
Growing up, most (U.S.) history classes have taught about the moments white men have made throughout certain courses of time. Although, there are a few mentions of people of color like Squanto and Martin Luther King, the overwhelming history makers mentioned were white and male and mostly under a positive light. That is not attacking […]Read More Teaching Hate: The Exposure of the White Nationalist Teacher
From the Sun-Sentinel: Shortly before 5:45 a.m. Thursday, the young man accused in a shooting that left more than a dozen people dead was escorted into Broward’s Main Jail in Fort Lauderdale. Nikolas Cruz was surrounded by Broward Sheriff’s deputies who walked him inside the facility. Some 15 hours earlier, the deadliest school shooting since […]Read More The Florida School Shooting
From Raw Story: Minnesota man was arrested on Wednesday after he accidentally shot himself in the arm—then told police he was attacked by an armed “black male.” Brent Patrick Ahlers, a 25-year old security guard at St. Catherine University, shot himself in the shoulder Tuesday night, prompting a campus-wide lock-down and building-to-building school sweep, City […]Read More White Clumsiness and Racial Hoaxes: White Guy Hurts Himself By Accident, and Blames It on a Black Guy
This article was written by Stephen M. Gillon, an scholar-in-residence for HISTORY and professor of history at the University of Oklahoma. He openly asks and ponders on why a lot of white males are ticked off as recently seen in Charlottesville in this article written for the Washington Post: What emboldened white nationalists to brazenly march […]Read More The Washington Post: Why are so many white men so angry?
From the Baltimore Sun: Authorities are investigating whether the stabbing death of a black college student who was visiting the University of Maryland during graduation weekend was a hate crime. The chief of the university police said Sunday the suspect, a white University of Maryland student, is a member of a racist Facebook group. An […]Read More Black Student and Army Soldier Killed By Neo-Nazi