Jeff Sessions hides emotion poorly—his face is reflexively expressive—and last Wednesday night, it betrayed a mixed set of sentiments as he stepped out of the Robert F. Kennedy Department of Justice Building in downtown Washington, D.C. He had the stunned appearance of a hostage emerging out of an underground prison for the
The killing of Richard Collins III stands out among the hate crimes documented in statistics released this week by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Collins, a black Army lieutenant, was fatally stabbed by another college student just three days before he was set to graduate from Maryland’s Bowie State University in May 2017. His death was
New research released Tuesday from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce (CEW) found that “misguided admissions practices” and inequality in funding are splitting the public higher education system into two separate and unequal tracks.
The report, “Our Separate & Unequal Public Colleges: How Public Colleges Reinforce White Racial Privilege and Marginalize Black and
Hate crimes rose in the U.S. by more than 17% in 2017, the third straight year that such prejudice-motivated attacks have risen, according to a report the FBI released Tuesday.
It is the biggest annual increase in reported hate crimes in more than
What does it really take for a college to recover from a racial crisis? That’s the question a team of researchers explores in a new American Council on Education report, which spotlights the University of Missouri at Columbia and the 2015 protests that have become a lesson in leadership turmoil across higher education.
The first two years of the Trump administration have seen a huge number of political protests, beginning literally the day after his inauguration. Cynics call these demonstrations mere feel-good exercises. But, increasingly, there’s evidence that they can make a real impact.
Research released earlier this year suggested such efforts can strongly
Immigration officials have stopped allowing a volunteer group to visit people at Otay Mesa Detention Center unless its members agreed not to talk with the media or other groups about conditions inside.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement said members of Souls Offering Loving and
U.S. Law Enforcement Failed to See the Threat of White Nationalism. Now They Don’t Know How to Stop It.
(Story quotes CAHRO’s Brian Levin)
The first indication to Lt. Dan Stout that law enforcement’s handling of white supremacy was broken came in September 2017, as he was sitting in an emergency-operations center in Gainesville, Fla., preparing for the onslaught of Hurricane Irma and watching what felt like his thousandth YouTube video of the recent violence
On the 15th day of the proceedings, a crowd poured into the John Joseph Moakley Courthouse. Eager spectators took an elevator to the fifth floor, walked down a hallway, and pushed through the creaky wooden doors of Courtroom 17. By 9:15 a.m., the last seat was taken. The long trial would soon end.
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