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JEGS.com Pro Mod duo like their chances at upcoming U.S. Nationals

JEGS.com Pro Mod duo like their chances at upcoming U.S. Nationals

INDIANAPOLIS (Sept. 2) — The summer break is over, multiple test runs have been made, and JEGS.com Pro Mod drivers Troy Coughlin and son Troy Coughlin Jr. 580 more words

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007 Author Says Idris Elba Is “Too Street” To Play Bond, Apologizes Immediately

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The author of the upcoming James Bond novel has issued an apology for dismissing actor Idris Elba for the spy role by calling him “too street,”  470 more words

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Formula 3 racing cars at Castle Combe. It was pouring with rain but that didn’t stop anybody. Even the crowds sat in the rain under dripping umbrellas eating hot dogs and cheering on the drivers. 10 more words

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Why It's Such a Big Problem When Teachers Have Low Expectations for Their Black Students

When I was in the eleventh grade, I had an english teacher named Mr. Clawson. He was a great instructor; really funny and thoughtful. And although he and I never built any special rapport, I felt I learned a great deal from him that year. 1,334 more words

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'Modern Slavery' - When a Name Has Got to Go.

Whenever I hear the term ‘Modern slavery’ used in British media and politics I feel an immediate and acute sense of indignation. Part of this feeling stems from the inaccuracy of the term, the other part derives from what I feel its use is consciously, or subconsciously, trying to accomplish. 850 more words

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You Can End Gun Violence And Hold Police Accountable

In American society we tend to ignore the obvious answers to certain questions, and there is no doubt that we are practiced at the art of ignoring “real” solutions to gun violence. 726 more words

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Student Behavior Doesn’t Explain Racial Differences in School Discipline

Last week, I posted about a new report highlighting the racial disparities in school expulsion and suspension in the South. While researching for that piece I came across another study (pg 480) that I really wanted to share: In 1974 two researchers asked roughly 30 1st grade teachers to categorize their male students into four […]

http://thecivilword.com/2015/09/01/student-behavior-doesnt-explain-racial-differences-in-school-discipline/