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In My World

In my world racism is non-existent. I understand in the real world there are bigots, and unfortunately racism will never be completely extinct. It’s a regrettable, unintended consequence of our God-given free will. 1,645 more words

Stanford-bound Latino speaks about viral letter to dentist who mocked his college admission

When Guillermo Camarillo published a letter to the dentist who, he felt, belittled his admission to Stanford University on Facebook, he never dreamed that in three days’ time, the post would receive over 14,000 reactions and over 4,000 shares. 1,602 more words

VOICES FROM CAMPUS

Gridiron Ceiling (HBD On Parade)

Washington, D.C.

A whole article about this kind of thing without a mention of the dork in Orlando with a fax machine?  In fact, Georgetown and its B-school are listed here as the academic source, which has to infuriate the dork. 118 more words

Athletics And Sports

A message to Africa’s women: Seize the day!

Photo Caption:Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, AU Commission Chairperson

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Last Wednesday, most of us millenials witnessed history in the making as Theresa May took the reins of power and officially became UK’s second female Prime Minister.  1,189 more words

Politics

China Doll in a Black Swan Tutu: Presumed Princess of Time Tables

I’ve gotten myself into tangles,
wedged between headboards
of a cinema-worthy couple.

The Republican husband,
and the liberal wife
of whom father tells son
that he would be nothing… 358 more words

Writing

Is Racism Still Alive In America? That's Affirmative

By Eric Cooper

Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court voted to uphold so-called “affirmative action” admissions policies at the University of Texas. Those policies had been challenged by a young white woman who believed that she was denied admission to the school while other “lesser” African-American and Hispanic students were admitted. 171 more words

News From The Soul Brother

Jain and others on Student Demographics, Accessibility and Inclusivity at National Law School

Recommended! 

Chirayu Jain, Spadika Jayaraj, Sanjana Muraleedharan, Harjas Singh and Marc Galanter have posted The Elusive Island of Excellence – A Study on Student Demographics, Accessibility and Inclusivity at National Law School, 2015-16… 285 more words

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