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PHILIPPINES DROPS OUT OF MISS UNIVERSE PAGEANT

MANILA, Philippines (The Adobo Chronicles®) – The Philippines became the first Asian country to drop out of the Miss Universe pageant in protest over Donald Trump’s comments about Mexican immigrants. 187 more words

International

The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore Bree Newsome - July 2 2015

Activist Bree Newsome made her late-night debut on Thursday’s edition of The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore to discuss her recent arrest for removing the Confederate flag from in front of the state capital building in Columbia, South Carolina. 200 more words

History

Summer Reading 2015

Here is my summer reading book list. It’s a collection of old and new, professional and unprofessional, kid and adult (somewhat). I also have several books that have been RECOMMENDED so I’m not sure how that will shift my tags as I work through these texts.

Kids

Our nation’s most toxic obsession: The violent history of “Real Americans” - HEATHER DIGBY PARTON SATURDAY, JUL 4, 2015 06:30 AM PDT

From its earliest beginnings to its 1st black president, America has seen too much bloodshed over who truly belongs

From the early days of our nation, we have been debating what constitutes a “Real American.” If one were to define a real American as a person indigenous to the continent we know as North America, one would certainly have to say that the only Real Americans are native Americans. 540 more words

Race

Happy International Signing Day!

Last week, a 16-year old baseball player, Melissa Mayeux, made history by becoming the first female baseball player to be added to the MLB international registration list. 406 more words

Baseball

DONALD TRUMP ANGERS ASIANS AND ASIAN AMERICANS

WASHINGTON, D.C. (The Adobo Chronicles® ) – Donald Trump’s disparaging remarks about Mexicans continue to wreak havoc on his business relationships, first with Univision, then NBC Universal, and now Macy’s. 196 more words

Politics

A Note on Diversity - Exploring My Roots

(From my Jan, 6th, 2003 newspaper column)

With so many black people killed and black churches burning or burned down it is time to revisit this call to embrace our diversity. 1,009 more words

Diversity