Explainer: What 'critical race theory' means and why it's igniting deb…

22-09-2021

REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein Sept 21 (Reuters) - "Critical race theory," a once-obscure academic concept, has become a fixture in the fierce U.S. debate over how to teach children about the country's history and race relations. Conservatives have invoked the term in schools and statehouses nationwide to denounce curricula and policies they consider too liberal. However, the term is widely misunderstood and misused. WHAT IS CRITICAL RACE... Read more

Virginia HBCU Hampton University is a vaccinated island in a sea of C…

13-09-2021

As it marks its return to in-person classes, Hampton University, a prominent historically Black college known colloquially as “Home by the Sea,” is setting an example of how to navigate the coronavirus pandemic. The school, which is located in Hampton, Va., has required that students be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, mandated masks in the classroom and taken efforts to curb the... Read more

The COVID-19 risk for vaccinated people is roughly equal to 'riding in…

07-09-2021

The odds of a vaccinated person getting sick with COVID-19 have changed since the more transmissible Delta variant came to dominate the U.S. pandemic, but probably not as much as you think, David Leonhardt writes in Tuesday's New York Times. In July, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported the "terrifying fact" that "vaccinated people with the Delta variant... Read more

The Texas Abortion Ban Is A Dangerous Blueprint For Other Red State La…

02-09-2021

“This is not a ‘What happens in Texas stays in Texas’ situation,” said NARAL’s Kristin Ford. Texas’ six-week abortion ban is one of the most — if not the most — draconian and unprecedented anti-abortion bills to ever become law. It seemed almost unfathomable that it could be enacted, and yet at midnight Wednesday, Senate Bill 8 went into effect as Texas abortion providers, patients... Read more

Conservative Radio Host Phil Valentine Dies After COVID-19 Illness

23-08-2021

A conservative radio host and vaccine skeptic, who said he wouldn’t get vaccinated because he had a “low risk” of getting COVID-19 and dying from it, has died after being hospitalized with the virus, his employer said. Phil Valentine’s death at age 61 was announced Saturday by Nashville radio station SuperTalk 99.7 WTN. The Tennessee-based talk radio host was first hospitalized... Read more

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