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Shallow Pre-College Reading Assignments Pave Way for Social Justice Agenda

Breitbart News - ‎2 hours ago‎
It tells how Moore, a poor black kid on the streets of crime-ridden Baltimore, overcame the odds to become a Rhodes Scholar, a decorated army officer, and a White House Fellow. He discovers a namesake in Baltimore who instead became a crack dealer and ...

Trial under way in $100 million lawsuit against Venezuela

WRCB-TV - ‎6 hours ago‎
The trial began last week before federal Judge Edmund Sargus and is expected to last four to six weeks. The legitimacy of the promissory notes is at the heart of the case, which includes more than 700 individual filings and thousands of pages of documents.

How Scalia Distorts the Framers

Consortium News - ‎6 hours ago‎
As Madison explained to fellow Virginian Edmund Randolph in a letter of April 8, 1787, as members of the Constitutional Convention were gathering in Philadelphia, what was needed was a “national Government .
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Lohud Hockey Scoreboard: February 13

The Journal News | - ‎Feb 13, 2016‎
White Plains vs. Mamaroneck, 8:15 p.m. at Hommocks. Greeley vs. Lakeland/Panas, 9:10 p.m. at BIA. Friday's recaps. Brewster 3, Pawling 1: Antonio Barone and Joey Rodriguez gave the Bears a 2-0 advantage.
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Hong Kong's unexpected box office hit: A dystopian film on city's political future

Los Angeles Times - ‎Feb 13, 2016‎
One was shot entirely in black and white; the other has a reference to Descartes and a degree of inscrutability. On opening day, in mid-December, movie critic Edmund Lee wrote in the South China Morning Post, the city's leading English-language daily ...
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Ronda Rousey: I'M FIGHTING AGAIN!!! Ronda Rousey I'M FIGHTING AGAIN!!! - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
0210_ronda_rousey_training_launch2 The Ronda Rousey comeback is officially in full swing -- 'cause the UFC superstar is finally back in the gym fighting again ... and we've got the pics! It's the first time we've seen Ronda throwing punches and ...

My list of presidential biographies to read

Washington Post - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
Deciding to read 43 books about 44 presidents is a tough enough commitment, but then you actually have to figure out which books to read.

The North Korean Threat: Where Do We Go From Here?

Vocativ - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
David S. Maxwell is the Associate Director of the Center for Security Studies in the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University.

Billie White Matthews

Post Searchlight - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
... husband, Lee; her grandchildren, James Gilbourn, Jr., Kale, Cooper, and London Thomas, Sara and Hunter Matthews, Will and Lyza Key; her great-grandchild, Brittany Gilbourn; and her siblings, Edmund White, Donald White, Paul White and Nadine Smith.

What are you reading? – 11 February 2016

Times Higher Education (THE) - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
E. Stina Lyon, professor emeritus of educational developments in sociology, London South Bank University, is reading Edmund de Waal's The White Road: A Pilgrimage of Sorts (Chatto & Windus, 2015). “De Waal, a scholar and potter, sees the world in a ...
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Here's the Black History Month Video That Was Banned by Virginia School District

Mediaite - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
... but black history can be tough to watch, particularly for children. I'm sure there must have been graphic depictions of slavery and lynchings and white people spitting on little girls trying to get to school and police cracking skulls on the Edmund ...
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2015-16 All-Star Running Blog - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
TORONTO - Chris Paul and J.J. Redick had no time to waste as their overtime matchup concluded Wednesday night in Boston. Immediately following the final game prior to the break, the two Clippers booked it straight for Toronto, where Paul will be ...
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“Better Call Saul” star's nephew pursues acting at Augustana College

KWQC-TV6 - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
In a sixth-grade production of King Lear, he played Edmund, a Walter Whitesque villain hungry for power and willing to do anything, including commit murder, to achieve his goals.

Garth Greenwell Returns To Louisville Amid Glowing Praise For First Novel

89.3 WFPL - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
As a gay teenager in Louisville in the 1990s, Greenwell said he felt ostracized by society and his family, and he took solace in books, particularly “Giovanni's Room” by James Baldwin and “A Boy's Own Story” by Edmund White. “Those books saved my life.

The Internet's Own Boy - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
Just a series of talking heads, but it's enough to paint your face a ghostly shade of white. Content Warning: Stomach-wringing level of detail spoken by either dead-eyed or deluded offenders.

Mount Pleasant needs tent city, too

Charleston Post Courier - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
Among South Carolina's 10 largest cities and towns, Mount Pleasant is the most affluent (household income: $76,000), has the lowest poverty rate (8 percent) and is the least diverse (91 percent white, 5 percent black). The median price of a house is ...

Young Jean Lee's risky, intriguing riff on 'Lear' at City Garage

Los Angeles Times - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
At the outset of “Lear,” now receiving an austerely lunatic West Coast premiere at City Garage, a projected PBS-style host drolly relates the narrative of William Shakespeare's immortal tragedy, up to Lear's banishment and Gloucester's blinding.

Lohud Hockey Scoreboard: February 12

The Journal News | - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
St. Edmund's, 8:30 p.m. at Coney Island. Thursday's games: Brewster 4, Fox Lane 2: Jason McNamara, Connor Henderson, Antonio Barone and Aaron Treiling each scored for the Bears.
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Hillary Clinton's Very Bad Night

Center for Research on Globalization - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
In 2008, Barack Obama lost to Hillary Clinton by 2.6 percentage points; in 1992, Bill Clinton lost to Paul Tsongas by 8.4 percentage points; in 1984, Walter Mondale lost to Gary Hart by 9.4 percentage points; in 1972, George McGovern lost to Edmund ...

Conroy on memoir: A bargain you make with God and the devil

Charlotte Observer (blog) - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
Lowcountry novelist Pat Conroy weighs in in a new book about memoir writing. “Why We Write about Ourselves: Twenty Memoirists on Why They Expose Themselves (and Others) in the Name of Literature,” edited by Meredith Maran.