Mother’s angry letter about how the “educational machine” of Southlake, Texas broke the law by allowing her daughter to check out “This Book Is Anti-Racist,” concerns over the “social emotional learning aspect” of the 4th grade learning materials and how in the end NO ONE GOT ARRESTED OR EVEN LOST THEIR TEACHING LICENSE FOR VIOLATING HER DAUGHTER’S RIGHTS.

“We felt strongly that this could be a teachable moment for all involved and stated our desire for an apology from the teacher so that we could all move on with a clean slate. That was denied… The teacher was not fired. She was not arrested for breaking the law.”

There’s a lot of talk on Twitter and right-wing media about Republicans being the “party of Lincoln” and the heroes of the Civil War. Yale professor and Pulitzer Prize winner David Blight explains why that’s ridiculous—

Lincoln Would Not Recognize His Own Party by David W. Blight He would see the Republicans as the antithesis of everything he fought for. By David W. Blight Dr. Blight, … Continue reading There’s a lot of talk on Twitter and right-wing media about Republicans being the “party of Lincoln” and the heroes of the Civil War. Yale professor and Pulitzer Prize winner David Blight explains why that’s ridiculous—

Entertainment for Armageddon: Trump’s racist NFL bullshit inspires Stephen Colbert’s greatest monologue

I like Stephen as Stephen, but until now, I didn’t love him like I did on Colbert Report, but in this monologue he makes up all that lost ground, and more in the most succinct, pointed, … Continue reading Entertainment for Armageddon: Trump’s racist NFL bullshit inspires Stephen Colbert’s greatest monologue

“How does a black person not get shot in America?”

“How does a black person not get shot in America?”

Black History, Hidden Figures, & learning through laughter: SNL Weekend Update

“Like, did y’all know a black man invented the traffic light? Maybe I would’ve respected those signals a little more if I knew they were coming from a brother.”