Antiguan ambassador to the US wants Harvard to pay slavery reparations
The Harvard Crimson reports that last week Sanders sent a letter to Harvard President Drew Faust asking the Harvard Corporation to emulate the example set by Georgetown University, and “demonstrate its remorse and its debt to those unnamed slaves from Antigua and Barbuda.”
He specifically proposed as a possible remedy that the school offer scholarships to Antiguans.
CNN Anchors Are Shocked That People Don’t Trust Their Reporting, Accuse Trump Of Hurting Their Feelings
A group of CNN anchors are trying to blame outside factors for people upset with their unethical reporting.
After Donald Trump told a group of gathered supporters that the media was no better than Hillary Clinton, one CNN anchor’s reaction was, “I think that this is very high on the list of irresponsible things the guy has done.” Due to the amount of offense that they took by the statement, I guess not even CNN reporters trust Hillary Clinton.
The anchor went on to say that reporters had to be escorted by secret service back to their cars “because what came out of his face. He doesn’t think about the implications to anybody other than himself.”
Car blazes leaves families terrified Norway will ‘go up in flames’ as Malmo attacks spread
Norwegian families are terrified Oslo will become Scandinavia’s next “no-go zone” after two cars were set ablaze in the dead of night.
Several neighbours witnessed the blaze and one expressed they were now scared the city would end up like Sweden, which currently has more than 50 areas listed as “no-go zones” due to car fires and unprecedented levels of crimes.
The local, who asked to remain anonymous, said: “It’s only a matter of time before [the violence] spreads, I have no doubt about it.”
Iraqi MOD Claims Responsibility For Second Highway Of Death
There’s No Sinking Pacific Islands Cause Climate Change – They Made The Whole Thing Up
Once a year or so, journalists from major news outlets travel to the Marshall Islands, a remote chain of volcanic islands and coral atolls in the Pacific Ocean, to report in panicked tones that the island nation is vanishing because of climate change. Their dispatches are often filled with raw emotion and suggest that residents are fleeing atolls swiftly sinking into the sea…
…revealed that since the middle of the 20th century the total land area of the islands has actually grown.
Islamophobia, discrimination have a negative impact on Muslims’ mental health
“Being a Muslim in a non-Muslim country can be a challenge and a burden.
“Following the events of 9/11, there has been a rise in religious stereotyping and assumptions about Islam that have harmful effects on Muslims daily.
“These effects include difficulty obtaining employment and being unreasonably searched at security checkpoints, amongst others.
The Islamophobia and discrimination that many Muslims face in the Canadian context on the basis of their religion, culture, or race is an additional stressor and source of trauma that has a negative impact on one’s mental health.
“This event will seek to discuss some of this oppression and the impact it is having on Muslim Canadians, specifically in relation to mental health.”
Syrian refugee students flood in to U.S. schools
Syrian refugees are pouring into schools across the country, from Chicago to San Diego to New Haven, Connecticut.
State Department figures estimate that roughly 80 percent of the 11,000 Syrian refugees who arrived in the United States over the last year are children, which equates to about 8,800 students with limited English and severe trauma, Fox News reports.
Muslims call for Norway minister to resign after pork post
Sylvi Listhaug, a minister appointed by the anti-immigrant Progress Party, caused outrage on Monday when she made an incendiary post on the eve of an national integration conference.
“I think those who come to Norway need to adapt to our society. Here we eat pork, drink alcohol and show our face. You must abide by the values, laws and regulations that are in Norway when you come here,” she wrote in a post that was ‘liked’ by 20,000 people.
2,000 Seattle teachers wear ‘Black Lives Matter’ shirts to class
Schools across the district held “Black Lives Matter at School” rallies before classes began for the day. Students, parents and teachers also wore stickers and buttons emblazoned with the “Black Lives Matter” slogan.
The purpose of the day was to affirm that “black lives matter in the public schools,” according to organizers, who are members of Social Equality Educators, a group of educators within the Seattle teachers union. Teachers also wanted to show their support for John Muir Elementary, which had its “Black Men Uniting to Change the Narrative” event canceled last month after receiving a threat over teachers’ plans to wear Black Lives Matter shirts.
TCU students demand $100M for minorities, ban on ‘hateful speech’
A “Black Students and Allies” group at Texas Christian University has issued an ultimatum calling for various diversity initiatives, including a $100 million endowment for minority students and a “zero-tolerance policy” for “hateful speech.”
The list also includes demands that the American flag on campus be lowered any time an unarmed minority is killed by a police officer, and that all students and employees be required to take a diversity training course.