Day: May 26, 2023

Over the last four years, Oakland teachers have gone on strike three times. The reasons have mostly been what one would expect: low pay, large class sizes, and allegations of unfair labor practices at the school district. But this year, a different set of issues emerged as a major sticking point in the negotiations between […]

*This is the second blog in a two part blog series of the Northrop P-61 Black Widow. Read part one.* High-priority projects, such as the XB-35 all-wing bomber, distracted Northrop’s engineering team and delayed the P-61 Black Widow’s combat debut until 1944. The first P-61A sent overseas arrived in England in March but not for combat. […]

Star Road Detour NorthBOISE — The Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) will temporarily close Star Road in June as part of ongoing construction on U.S. Highway 20/26, (Chinden West), weather permitting. Work will include paving and intersection improvements and requires two separate closures. In early June, Star Road between US-20/26 and State Highway 44 (SH-44) […]

Seven-time world championship driver Lewis Hamilton is applauding Real Madrid’s Vinícius Jr., who he called “incredibly brave” for speaking out against racism – something that “really hits . . .

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Du Bois was an early champion of racial integration, but over time he became skeptical that white society would ever fully accept Black people. The eventual fate of Greenwood may have swayed his thinking. He began emphasizing group economics more and more, which put him out of step with the National Association for the Advancement […]

A day of remembrance on the third anniversary of the police killing of George Floyd ended with a candlelight vigil Thursday night in Minneapolis at the corner of 38th and Chicago — George Floyd Square. A crowd gathered at the square and also marched to the nearby Say Their Names Cemetery, where headstones display the […]

Life expectancy is one of the oldest and surest indicators we have of both human suffering and human progress. Wars, famines, the 1918 flu, vaccines, pasteurization, rising crop yields — so many events over time are encoded in the line of life expectancy, but its overall astonishing ascent is among the best cases for 20th-century […]

Just how empty is the Treasury cash coffer? For comparison, $38.8 billion is on par with the gross domestic product of Bahrain and Paraguay and lower than the net worth of more than two dozen of the wealthiest people in the world. Of course, much of the assets of those billionaires are tied up in […]

LOS ANGELES – Washington’s Black Student-Athlete Alliance (BSAA) won the 2023 Student-Athlete Group of the Year Award and Associate Athletic Director for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Sheridan Blanford was named 2023 Woman of the Year at the Black Student-Athlete Summit.   The Student-Athlete Group of the Year Award honors the top Black Student-Athlete organization for […]

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