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Milwaukee School Issues Apology After Racist Homework Assignment

[ad_1] A fourth-grade homework assignment in Milwaukee, Wisconsin has raised eyebrows across social media for its egregious task. USA Today reports that the assignment asked students to write three good reasons for slavery and three bad reasons. Trameka Brown-Berry went to Facebook to share the assignment to see if other people found it as offensive as she did. Her son, Jerome Berry is a fourth grader that attends Our Redeemer Lutheran School where the assignment was given. Once it hit Facebook, it immediately went viral with people calling the assignment offensive, wrong and insensitive. Jim Van Dellen, a school administrator at Our Redeemer Lutheran...

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Some LegislaturesLack Sexual Misconduct Policies Training

[ad_1] JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — After a tumultuous few months that saw numerous lawmakers accused of sexual misconduct, a majority of state legislatures across the country are considering strengthening sexual harassment policies that have gone unheeded or unchanged for years. A 50-state review by The Associated Press found that almost all legislative chambers now have at least some type of written sexual harassment policy, though they vary widely, and many are placing a greater emphasis on preventing and punishing sexual misconduct as they convene for their 2018 sessions. This week alone, lawmakers in Arizona, Idaho and Rhode Island underwent detailed training...

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Little Known Black History Fact: Charles W. Anderson

[ad_1] Charles W. Anderson was the first Black legislator in the state of Kentucky, and a proven champion for the state’s Black residents during his tenure as a lawmaker. In January 1936, Anderson was sworn into the Kentucky House of Representatives, serving several terms and making an almost immediate impact the moment he began his service. Anderson was born in 1907 in Louisville, Kentucky to a physician father and a schoolteacher mother. After graduating from Wilberforce University in 1927, he attended Howard University Law School and earned a law degree in 1931. Returning to his hometown, Anderson opened up his own...

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Little Known Black History Fact: Charles W. Anderson

[ad_1] Charles W. Anderson was the first Black legislator in the state of Kentucky, and a proven champion for the state’s Black residents during his tenure as a lawmaker. In January 1936, Anderson was sworn into the Kentucky House of Representatives, serving several terms and making an almost immediate impact the moment he began his service. Anderson was born in 1907 in Louisville, Kentucky to a physician father and a schoolteacher mother. After graduating from Wilberforce University in 1927, he attended Howard University Law School and earned a law degree in 1931. Returning to his hometown, Anderson opened up his own...

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By KEVIN McGILL and GERALD HERBERT, Associated Press

[ad_1] In this Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, image made from a video provided by KATC-TV middle-school English teacher Deyshia Hargrave is handcuffed by a city marshal after complying with a marshal’s orders to leave a Vermilion Parish School Board meeting in Abbeville, La., west of New Orleans. ABBEVILLE, La. (AP) — The Louisiana teacher whose widely viewed arrest at a school board meeting sparked online outrage has returned to work even as fallout from the incident rages on. Gov. John Bel Edwards said he saw nothing on videos of Deshia Hargrave’s arrest that warranted her rough treatment. Meanwhile, the superintendent of Vermilion...

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Singer Peabo Bryson Announces Birth Of His Son

[ad_1] Legendary singer Peabo Bryson, 66, and his 36-year-old wife Tanya welcomed their first child together, a son, born on New Year’s Eve. In a series of Tweets, Bryson, who has one older daughter from a prior relationship, and his wife expressed their excitement for their new baby boy, who Peabo referred to as “Kit Bryson/RobertKittrick-Peabo Bryson.” Robert Kittrick-Peabo Bryson/ Kit Bryson, is here to bring in the New Year, a new life, a greater love and God willing, a extended legacy.💕💕 https://t.co/clexMsbSu8 — Peabo Bryson (@PeaboBryson2) January 1, 2018 On December 31, Peabo posted: “It is with honor and humility my lovely one and I announce...

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Trump Book ‘Fire And Fury’ Is A Runaway Bestseller

[ad_1] NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Wolff’s “Fire and Fury” was the top-selling book last week, NPD BookScan told The Associated Press. And its numbers are likely to grow far higher. “Fire and Fury” sold 29,000 copies, BookScan announced Wednesday. But Wolff’s explosive tell-all about the Trump administration only came out last Friday and BookScan’s weekly sales run through Saturday. “The first couple of days of sales figures aren’t giving us the full picture,” said Kristen McLean, the NPD Group’s book industry analyst. “Because of potential distribution issues related to the early release coupled with high demand, it may take a few...

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N.C. Hairstylist Uses Mugshot To Promote Her Business

[ad_1] *Now how can you be mad at her, I ask you? As the saying goes,  “When life gives you lemons, doggone it! Make lemonade!!” That’s exactly what Shia Yearwood did when she seized the moment and used her mugshot photo as an opportunity to promote her hair business. Arrested and charged with violating a domestic protective order in Mecklenburg County on Wednesday, Yearwood started receiving compliments on her braids after the facility published her picture. Twitter account @CharlotteMugs shared her mugshot, and the responses came pouring in. “Okay but who did her hair?” Twitter user @daleeshish asked. “Me,” Yearwood replied. Yearwood retweeted the mugshot on Thursday,...

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