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10 Must-Read Books To Honor Women’s History Month

Women’s contributions throughout history have often been minimized, erased or otherwise removed from the public consciousness. Fortunately there are many great books that bring their stories to light.  In honor of Women’s History Month, the folks over at Goodreads...

Referee Who Made Black Wrestler Cut Dreadlocks May Sue For Defamation

The New Jersey referee who was criticized for forcing a black teenager to cut his dreadlocks for a wrestling match is apparently planning to file a lawsuit alleging character defamation and emotional distress related to the incident. The referee,...

8 Elite Public Schools In NYC Only Accepted 190 Black Students

Efforts to diversify New York City’s most selective public schools appear to be falling flat, with fewer black and Hispanic students offered acceptance letters this year while offers to white students rose. Just 4 percent ― or 190 students...

I Oversee A Dog Therapy Program On A College Campus. Here’s What I Have...

The interaction always played out the same way. I’d leave my office and make my way across campus in search of coffee, my dog Frances by my side, and I would be besieged by students who, for the...

U.S. Professor Becomes First Woman To Be Awarded Math’s Top Prize

An American professor has become the first woman to be awarded the Abel Prize, one of the world’s most prestigious international mathematics awards. The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters announced in Oslo on Tuesday that Karen Keskulla Uhlenbeck...

Julia Roberts Nails What Could Be Saddest Part Of College Admissions Scandal

One of the saddest parts of the college admissions scandal?Actress Julia Roberts says it’s that the raft of parents who allegedly paid bribes to secure prestigious school spots for their kids didn’t truly believe in their children.That’s the Oscar-winner’s...

Brazil School Shooting Sparks A Familiar Gun Debate, NRA Talking Points And All

BRASÍLIA ― One of the deadliest shootings in Brazil’s history sparked a fresh debate over gun rights this week, deepening political fault lines that the U.S. firearms lobby helped form. Just hours after two young men killed 10 people...

You Need To Teach Your Kids To Fail. Here’s How.

The college admissions scandal may seem like an extreme case that only pertains to wealthy elites with the means to bribe people to get their children into top universities. But it touches on the pressured feelings almost all...

Stanford Students Sue In College Admissions Scandal

Two Stanford University students say in a federal lawsuit that the massive college admissions scam prosecutors unveiled this week cheapens the value of their education and may prompt future employers to wonder if they have “rich parents who were willing...

Court Rules Gun Manufacturer Can Be Sued Over Sandy Hook Shooting

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Gun maker Remington can be sued over how it marketed the Bushmaster rifle used to kill 20 children and six educators at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012, a divided Connecticut Supreme Court ruled...

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