Alan Dershowitz Is Enjoying This

Alan Dershowitz Is Enjoying This

CHILMARK, Mass. — This is what McCarthyism evidently appears to be like like on Martha’s Vineyard. Alan Dershowitz is holding court docket on the entrance porch of the Chilmark General Store, speaking to previous mates and full strangers, almost all of whom cease to inform him, between sips of their iced espresso, to maintain doing […]

Ralph Paige, Champion of Black Farmers, Dies at 74

Ralph Paige, Champion of Black Farmers, Dies at 74

Ralph McDaniel Paige was born on July 28, 1944, in LaGrange, Ga., to Edward and Dora Paige, upkeep employees at native companies. He graduated from highschool in LaGrange and attended Fort Valley State University, a traditionally black school in Fort Valley, Ga., the place he performed on the soccer workforce. He earned a bachelor’s diploma […]

Opinion

Opinion

It took a conflict, radicals, lawbreakers, advocates who risked their lives and careers, a shift in energy, financial alternative, profoundly oppressive situations —— however issues modified. Six years in the past I participated within the Occupy motion, throughout which a crossracial coalition of individuals from New York to Honolulu protested revenue inequality, gentrification, police brutality […]

Trump Administration Reverses Obama on Affirmative Action

Trump Administration Reverses Obama on Affirmative Action

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration will encourage the nation’s faculty superintendents and faculty presidents to undertake race-blind admissions requirements, abandoning an Obama administration coverage that known as on universities to contemplate race as a think about diversifying their campuses, Trump administration officers stated. The reversal would restore the coverage set throughout President George W. Bush’s […]

A Moment to Savor: A Saudi Woman Rejoices as Driving Ban Ends

A Moment to Savor: A Saudi Woman Rejoices as Driving Ban Ends

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — While Saudi Arabia counted down the hours till midnight for the ban on girls driving to be lifted, Hessah Alajaji ran out of persistence. She placed on some lipstick, jumped within the driver’s seat of her mother and father’ Lexus, and at 9:10 p.m. drove out for dinner. “I’m a bit […]

Dick Leitsch, Whose ‘Sip-In’ Was a Gay Rights Milestone, Dies at 83

Dick Leitsch, Whose ‘Sip-In’ Was a Gay Rights Milestone, Dies at 83

At a time when many homosexual males hid their sexual identities, Mr. Leitsch was open about his. As Mattachine’s president from 1965 to 1969 after which as govt director, he confronted tv cameras, briefed reporters and lectured extensively, by no means worrying about his jobs as a bartender, waiter and journalist for homosexual publications. One […]

Exiled in the U.S., a Lawyer Warns of ‘China’s Long Arm’

Exiled within the U.S., a Lawyer Warns of ‘China’s Long Arm’

From his suburban house in New Jersey, Teng Biao has watched in frustration as what he sees because the apologies to China from Western firms have come quick and livid this yr. First, there was the lodge chain Marriott International, which apologized to the Chinese government in January for having despatched out a buyer survey […]

In Newark, Police Cameras, and the Internet, Watch You

In Newark, Police Cameras, and the Internet, Watch You

Mr. Sinha, of the civil liberties union, mentioned the one comparable video feeds with such limitless entry had been these displaying visitors or seaside circumstances. “This is expansive,” he mentioned of the Newark program, “and its stated purpose is to have people snitch on one another.” Another Set of Eyes Officials say the cameras do […]

Opinion

Opinion

Among the few obtainable instruments for susceptible teams are the notices requiring private consent earlier than an organization collects your delicate knowledge, which many have criticized as ineffective. It’s true that click-through consent screens, alone, are not enough to guard your privateness. But for Black Lives Matter protesters, victims of home violence and blue-collar retirees, […]

Opinion

Opinion

The Dignity Amendment would assure that L.G.B.T.Q. Americans are handled like all different Americans. It would ship the message that we’re a part of the material of this nation. It would assure that our rights as taxpayers and as members within the civic lifetime of the nation can’t be abridged due to our personal lives. […]