Ethnic Adoption

Poor critical communication | Coeur d’Alene Press

The Idaho education official said there was a communication problem when she told local Republicans that the Coeur d’Alene school district was one of the “worst offenders” in the city. teaching of critical race theory. State Superintendent of Education Sherri Ybarra made the comment during a 15-minute presentation Nov. 23 …

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ASUN Endorses University of Nebraska Anti-Racial and Racial Equity Plan

The students passed the bill unanimously December 2, 2021 12:34 P.M. LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – The UNL student government has unanimously approved a bill that would support and pass the University’s new racial equity plan. The plan was created to address the inequalities that Blacks, Browns and Indigenous people faced. …

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The Tour de France champion narrowly misses the Turkey Trot podium

Runners will be forgiven if they missed it. Nestled among those who wear felt turkey hats, the guy dressed up as a bottle of wine (I see you, Matt Villano, Democratic press contributor), 47 dogs, a goat and two cats who lined up for leading the very festive Turkey Trot …

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For most of my life, I didn’t feel like a “real Asian”. Everything has changed this year.

Growing up, I never thought about being adopted. This is something that happened a long time ago and is why I don’t look like my white parents, but that’s about it. It’s the missing piece of the puzzle that puts others at ease. It’s the fact that I stashed it …

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The NHS racing body is committed to avoiding general terms such as ‘BAME’

An independent body set up by the NHS to tackle health inequalities has formally pledged never to use general acronyms such as ‘BAME’ after receiving comments that they are not representative. The NHS Race and Health Observatory launched a four-week consultation with the public in July on how best to …

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How Lincoln Redefined Thanksgiving and Christmas

Before Abraham Lincoln’s presidency, Christmas and Thanksgiving reflected an intense regional divide. Thanksgiving was historically associated with the so-called Puritan North of America and Christmas with the South of the Horsemen. Lincoln, who was rooted in early Puritan New England on his father’s side and the Cavalier Virginia plantation class …

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Are the protests important?

Newswise – Washington, DC – Recent protests in the United States against police brutality have garnered a lot of attention around the world, but many researchers have found that protests alone are not enough to bring about policy change. Others have found that the protests have a limited impact, for …

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Region leaders gather in Wheeling to support free voting law

Posted: November 20, 2021 / 12:15 p.m. EST / Update: November 20, 2021 / 12:15 p.m. EST WHEELING, W.Va. (WTRF) – A group of state and local leaders and citizens gathered in Wheeling on Friday to urge federal officials to pass the free vote law. Participants spoke from the Wheeling …

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Majority Strongly Opposes Recent Special Session COVID Bills – Tennessee Lookout

The recent Tennessee General Assembly Special Session on COVID-19, which dramatically reduced the state’s response to COVID-19 on everything from masks to vaccines, was met with a big backlash in a Power Poll statewide. More than two-thirds of Power Poll voting members in Knoxville, Memphis, Chattanooga and Nashville, as well …

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How infrastructure funds will expand broadband internet access

The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act promulgated by President Joe Biden on November 15 has been hailed by the White House and advocated as a landmark investment to improve Internet access in America. As a researcher who studies internet politics and digital inequality, I think the act should be celebrated …

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