So last night was the Oscars, and brothers Common and John Legend won big, making black history, while we’re still celebrating Black History Month. Their award-winning song “Glory” from Selma was positive and deserving, and I regret not watching the event to see them walk across that stage and do the damn thing. 1,022 more words
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There has been a lot of talk about the “Other” in recent news, academic discourse, and political discourse, in the wake of a recent onslaught of exposure of police brutality, and in the question of gay marriage that has been brought before the Supreme Court. 959 more words
The Senate Education Committee discussed two bills on school district debt equalization Tuesday.
The first bill (SF 490) would provide that any portion of a school district’s eligible debt service revenue that exceeds 10 percent of the district’s adjusted net tax capacity (ANTC) is eligible for equalization. 519 more words
As science and technology define what we can achieve in a material sense, knowledge and understanding informs us as to how to best use our technical ingenuity. 782 more words
In honor of the upcoming Moral March in Raleigh on February 14, here’s a piece from The Sharing Project about private property and inequity. It’s in… 7 more words