A four year old has been expelled from school because of his mom’s Facebook post.
In the spring of 1954, like so many Black families, mine waited anxiously for the Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court decision. My father and I talked about it and what it would mean for my future and the future of millions of other Black children who were attending segregated but unequal Black schools. He died the week before Brown was decided. But I and many other children were able, in later years, to walk through the new and heavy doors that Brown slowly and painfully opened. Now, the most recent findings from the U.S. Department of Education's Civil Rights Data Collection, called the "richest, fullest" collection so far for measuring education access and equity in our nation's public schools, show many children are still receiving an unequal education. This is the unfinished work of the Civil Rights Movement.
I was sobered while watching a recent conversation on HuffPost Live about America's troubled conversation over origins. The wide-ranging conversation shines a remarkable light on the country's century-long battle over creation vs. evolution.
After a presentation by the student's defense advocate Nestor Guzman and a student prosecutor, the jury, comprised of six
"Community" (8 p.m. ET on NBC) left on a shocking cliffhanger in this week's episode. The event began with the study group
Dave Bossie, Citizens United's founder and president, came to Hollywood last night to give us a sneak peak at his latest film,>Generation Zero.
If there's no connection to evolution, then why is it called social Darwinism? It shouldn't be -- and it's time we changed the name to stop the confusion.
More than 800 churches, synagogues, and other houses of worship have signed on for "Evolution Weekend." They come from all 50 states, plus the District of Columbia, and a dozen nations abroad.
Public schools have essentially been turned into prisons with constant surveillance and harsh, often absurd zero tolerance policies towards drugs, alcohol, weapons, violence and other forms of misbehavior.
Would Ben Stein hear out Ahmadinejad on the Holocaust the way Glenn Beck heard Stein out on his anti-evolution film? Fair and balanced, anyone?