How Moderates Failed Black America

Better education is not leading to equality.
Tags: News, Education, Income Inequality, Black People, Discrimination, Black America, Equal Educational Opportunities

What Is an "Essential" Purchase for a Low-Income Family?

Phone or flour? People with lower incomes are judged more harshly for what they choose to buy, say Serena F. Hagerty and Kate Barasz. [Author: by Rachel Layne]
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The Rise of the Investor State: State Capital in the Chinese Economy

Researchers document and explain the rise of a novel form of intervention on the part of the Chinese state: the expansion of state capital beyond ownership of state firms. [Author: by Hao Chen and Meg Rithmire]
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Hautelinks: Black-Owned Swimsuit Brands, a Sephora Shopping Spree Excuse, Meatless Recipes, & More

Here's what we're reading on the internet right now.
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From day trading to penny stocks, here's your complete guide to investing

The stock market can be unpredictable, but understanding its patterns makes you a better investor.Learning technical analysis and trading strategies is possible for anyone willing to invest some time, thanks to this bundle.Staying cool under pressure is a skill transferrable from the stock market to everyday life. All eyes have been on the stock market over the last few months. While many people have pulled their investments out, smart traders recognize that market fluctuations dictate that ther...
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Ethnic Studies To Be Required At CSU Campuses

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Students at California State University, the nation’s largest four-year public university system, will need to take courses in ethnic studies under legislation advanced Thursday, a move by lawmakers to impose new graduation requirements that the colleges want to set themselves. For supporters, debate over the bill took on more urgency amid the uproar over racism after the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, saying the new rules would ensure students learn the...
Tags: Education, Minneapolis, California, Senate, California News, Fresno, Ap, San Diego, Social Justice, CSU, Sacramento Calif, California State University, Contra Costa, Latina, Assemblywoman Shirley Weber, The Assembly

What if education was engaging for every student?

In 2012, I founded OpenStax as a then-radical solution to the Great Recession: Why not make college textbooks free for students? And why not make them open-licensed?Now we are faced with COVID-19, another crisis of enormous scale—and one that is once again underscoring the harsh inequities in our communities and accelerating the existing gap between the haves and the have-nots.Student engagement and open education are the next frontiers that innovators must address if we want education to live u...
Tags: Books, Learning, Education, US, Poverty, Innovation, Inequality, Rice University, Coronavirus, OpenStax, Association of College and University Educators

Andrei Tarkovsky’s Solaris Shot by Shot: A 22-Minute Breakdown of the Director’s Filmmaking

“What is Bresson's genre? He doesn't have one. Bresson is Bresson,” wrote master filmmaker Andrei Tarkovsky in his seminal book Sculpting in Time. “The very concept of genre is as cold as the tomb.” Nonetheless, Tarkovsky made two of the most praised, best-regarded science fiction films in cinema. Stalker is a metaphysical riddle wrapped in the trappings of a sci-fi thriller. In the verdant area called the Zone, ringed off by miles of barbed wire and armed soldiers, pilgrims come to behold ...
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Bank praised by Boris Johnson had slavery links, data shows

Arbuthnot Latham founder owned hundreds of people and received payout when trade was abolished, UCL saysA UK private bank praised by Boris Johnson is facing scrutiny over its historical links to the slave trade after two other big British businesses pledged to pay reparations for their role.Alfred Latham and John Alves Arbuthnot co-founded Arbuthnot Latham, a private bank in the City of London that specialises in managing money for the wealthy. Continue reading...
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3 Classically Chic Summer Outfits Inspired By Audrey Hepburn’s Summer Style

Bring a classic feel to your summer style with these outfits inspired by an icon.
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Take Free Courses on African-American History from Yale and Stanford: From Emancipation, to the Civil Rights Movement, and Beyond

As every American knows, February is Black History Month. And as every American also knows — if the events of 2020 haven't warped their sense of time too badly — is isn't February right now. But thanks to online learning technology, we all have the freedom to study any subject we want, as much as we want, whenever we want, irrespective of the time of year. Sources of internet-based education have proliferated in the 21st century, but long-respected institutions of higher learning have al...
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The Grateful Dead’s “Ripple” Played By Musicians Around the World (with Cameos by David Crosby, Jimmy Buffett & Bill Kreutzmann)

Poet and Grateful Dead lyricist Robert Hunter penned some of the band’s best-known songs. Even if you’re only casually familiar with the Dead’s vast catalogue and even vaster labyrinth of live recordings, you can probably sing along to classics like “Casey Jones” or “Box of Rain.” Both came about during the most prolific phase of Hunter and Jerry Garcia’s collaboration on the country-folk masterpieces Workingman’s Dead and American Beauty, released one after the other in 1970. Among thes...
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