Lee & Low Books has monitored children’s multicultural books since they were founded in 1991. For intriguing perspectives on why the number has barely increased, read more from their experts and research.
The Anti-Defamation League recently launched the Imagine a World Without Hate video and action campaign. Let’s all do our part to work towards this vision.(Source: http://www.youtube.com/)
My friend Tresa is a very skilled writer, and I liked this piece she did. Check it out.Mormons can finally say 'we got it wrong' over black priest ban
via Alexis: It’s February 8th. Today marks the 45th anniversary of the Orangeburg Massacre, the first incident on a U.S. college campus in which unarmed student protesters were killed. South Carolina highway patrol men opened fire on a group of students protesting the segregation of a local bowling alley, killing three and injuring 27 others.… Continue reading February 8 in History
On December 2, Basque athlete Iván Fernández Anaya was competing in a cross-country race in Burlada, Navarre. He was running second, some distance behind race leader Abel Mutai - bronze medalist in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the London Olympics. As they entered the finishing straight, he saw the Kenyan runner - the certain winner of… Continue reading
W. Kamau Bell’s new show premiering on FX tonight is going to be awesome. Seriously, this guy is brilliantly hilarious. He and Maria Bamford led a stand up open mic at MaxFunCon this year, and I got to heckle him as part of a comedy challenges role play; let’s just say he aced it and… Continue reading Totally Biased
Give me an artistic license so I can sing to my captors in Syria. Let me embroider an eiderdown pillow for the Rutgers gay student to fall onto under the George Washington Bridge. Let me create a magic dragon with a special cape to protect the young unarmed black teenage boy in Florida before he… Continue reading
The Center for the Study of Brooklyn at Brooklyn College and the Brooklyn Community Foundation are pleased to release the first ever Brooklyn Neighborhood Reports. Over 600 pages in total, each of the 19 new reports- one for each of the borough’s 18 Community Districts, and one for all of Brooklyn- include over 90 indicators that explore 9 different theme… Continue reading Announcing First Ever Brooklyn Neighborhood Reports