“Joint Chiefs close ranks in condemning racism”


POLITICO

“Nearly all of the nation’s top military leaders unequivocally condemned racism in public messages Wednesday, posing a stark and unusual contrast to President Donald Trump’s remarks that both white supremacists and counterprotesters were equally to blame for the violent clashes in Charlottesville, Va., over the weekend.

The brass did not mention Trump specifically but made clear they would not tolerate racism in the ranks, after it was revealed that some former troops attended and helped organize the deadly white supremacist rally that singled out minorities and Jews.”  MORE

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“The Most Unsettling Statements In This Google Employee’s Anti-Diversity Memo”


HUFFINGTON POST

“LISTEN: 9 podcasts for and about women in business and tech”


SALON

These shows offer a wide range of perspectives on leadership, from “Side Hustle Pro” to “Brilliant Business Moms”

“Hate is alive in America — and it’s tearing us apart”


SALON

From the Portland martyrs to racist graffiti on LeBron James’ home, the escalation of racial hatred must be stopped

“Trump administration asks Supreme Court to reinstate travel ban”


POLITICO

“President Donald Trump has asked the Supreme Court to revive his controversial travel ban executive order, hoping that the justices will give the green light to a policy repeatedly blocked by lower courts.

In filings Thursday night, the Justice Department asked the high court to temporarily lift injunctions that bar officials from carrying out Trump’s directive to suspend visa issuance to citizens of six majority-Muslim countries and halt the flow of refugees to the U.S. from across the globe.” MORE

“Supreme Court Ducks Big Transgender Rights Case — Thanks To Trump Administration”


HUFFINGTON POST

GLOUCESTER, VA — AUGUST 21: Gavin Grimm, 17, left, is photographed with his mom Deirdre Grimm, in Gloucester, Virginia, on Sunday, August 21, 2016. The transgender teen sued the Gloucester County School Board after it barred him from the boys’ bathroom. (Photo by Nikki Kahn/The Washington Post via Getty Images)

“Obama Isn’t Saying Goodbye, He Is Setting The Stage For The Next Great Fight”


POLITICUS USA

For President Obama, his farewell address wasn't so much of a retirement party, but a transitional speech that offered hints at what his post-presidential career will hold.

For President Obama, his farewell address wasn’t so much of a retirement party, but a transitional speech that offered hints at what his post-presidential career will hold.

“New strangers, old strangers: James Baldwin haunts the Dylann Roof sentencing hearing”


SALON

In the wake of Charleston’s church massacre, James Baldwin’s classic essay rings true nearly 60 years later

In the wake of Charleston’s church massacre, James Baldwin’s classic essay rings true nearly 60 years later

“NAACP Stages Sit-In To Protest Attorney General Nominee Jeff Sessions”


HUFFINGTON POST

 “The NAACP has chosen not to remain silent on this critical matter.”


“The NAACP has chosen not to remain silent on this critical matter.”

“History of the alt-right: The movement isn’t just Breitbart and white nationalists — it’s worse”


SALON

The alt-right is likely to grow, gaining a firmer foothold in American politics

The alt-right is likely to grow, gaining a firmer foothold in American politics