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Not Too Much, Not Too Little: Frederick Douglass in Kurt Lash’s Reconstruction Volumes

For the Symposium on Kurt Lash, The Reconstruction Amendments: The Essential Documents (University of Chicago Press, 2021)(2 vols.).Bradley Rebeiro  In his introduction to his two volumes of essential Reconstruction documents, Kurt Lash explains that he sought to produce a collection that would be neither excessively long nor unhelpfully narrow. Lash has hit the Aristotelian mean, providing just the right amount of primary material to facilitate insight into the political and constitutional comp...
Tags: Congress, Anthony, South, Branding, Guest Blogger, John Bingham, Scott, Kurt, Susan B Anthony, Stanton, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Frederick Douglass, Douglass, Appomattox, Lash, Civil Rights Bill


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Through 6/24 Stop & Shop has Scott Bath Tissue or Paper Towels on sale for just $11.99 each + you can score 100 Go Points (that’s a $1 off at the register or $0.10 off per gallon of gas)! We have these offers: $2/1 Scott 1000 and Scott 1100 Toilet Paper, 18 ct or larger.... Read More
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Kurt Lash on Reconstruction (2): Is the Fifteenth Amendment an Embarrassment?

For the Symposium on Kurt Lash, The Reconstruction Amendments: The Essential Documents (University of Chicago Press, 2021)(2 vols.).  Having offered very general remarks about Kurt Lash’s valuable collection of materials on the gestation of the Reconstruction Amendments, let me now turn to the specific history of the Fifteenth Amendment that he has now made available to us.  Is it, in its own way, an embarrassment for the contemporary lawyer or constitutional theorist, especially if she ...
Tags: Texas, Supreme Court, Congress, Senate, Massachusetts, United States, House, Lincoln, Republican Party, Branding, Ku Klux Klan, Bush, Democratic Party, Scott, Abraham Lincoln, Kurt


Kurt Lash on Reconstruction (1): Defining the topic, setting the canon

For the Symposium on Kurt Lash, The Reconstruction Amendments: The Essential Documents (University of Chicago Press, 2021)(2 vols.). What follows is a two-part review of Kurt Lash’s truly important collection of materials on “the Reconstruction Amendments” just published by the University of Chicago Press.  Both Lash and the Press have performed a genuine service to anyone interested in American constitutional history by bringing out these handsomely produced two volumes.  They will be a...
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McDonald's is doubling down on the success of the BTS meal with two new merch collections

Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images McDonald's BTS meal has been hugely successful so far. The fast-food chain introduced two new merch BTS-branded merch collections. Celebrity partnerships have been strategic promotions for chains this year. See more stories on Insider's business page. McDonald's collaboration with Korean band BTS has been a huge success, and now the chain is releasing two new merch lines.McDonald's partnered with the iconic group on a signature promoti...
Tags: South Korea, Ebay, US, Trends, Coke, Forbes, Nestle, Travis Scott, Scott, McDonald, Chung Sung Jun Getty, Mary Meisenzahl, Palmer Haasch, Gordon Haskett Research Advisors


MacKenzie Scott has given away over $8 billion since divorcing Jeff Bezos, but her wealth keeps rising thanks to Amazon's soaring stock price

MacKenzie Scott. Taylor Hill/FilmMagic via Getty Images; Taylor Borden/Business Insider MacKenzie Scott has given away over $8 billion since divorcing Jeff Bezos. She recently gave $2.74 billion to charity, but she's still worth around $60 billion. Scott owns a 4% stake in Amazon, whose share price has continued to skyrocket during the pandemic. See more stories on Insider's business page. MacKenzie Scott has given away over $8 billion in the last year, but it hasn't made much...
Tags: Amazon, Trends, Strategy, Bloomberg, Getty Images, Billionaires, Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, Jeff Bezos, North America, Seattle, Scott, Bezos, Mackenzie Scott, Warren Buffett Bill Gates, Avery Hartmans


Billionaire MacKenzie Scott gives away $2.7 billion, including $40M to UIC, $5M to Kennedy-King

Scott, the ex-wife of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, wrote in a Medium post that she made the gifts to enable the organizations to continue their work.
Tags: Amazon, Jeff Bezos, Scott, UIC, Mackenzie Scott, Kennedy King


Whicker: There’s little to say about 3rd Tyson Fury-Deontay Wilder fight, especially from Wilder

Boxer Deontay Wilder wears headphones as he shows no interest in taking any questions or listening to anyone during Tuesday’s press conference in Los Angeles to promote his upcoming third bout with Tyson Fury, which is scheduled for July 24 in Las Vegas. (Photo by Gene Blevins/Contributing Photographer) Boxer Tyson “The Gypsy King” Fury, right, taunts Deontay Wilder during Tuesday’s press conference in Los Angeles to promote their upcoming third bout, which is scheduled for July 24 in Las Veg...
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Whicker: There’s little to say about 3rd Tyson Fury-Deontay Wilder bout, especially from Wilder

Boxer Deontay Wilder wears headphones as he shows no interest in taking any questions or listening to anyone during Tuesday’s press conference in Los Angeles to promote his upcoming third bout with Tyson Fury, which is scheduled for July 24 in Las Vegas. (Photo by Gene Blevins/Contributing Photographer) Boxer Tyson “The Gypsy King” Fury, right, taunts Deontay Wilder during Tuesday’s press conference in Los Angeles to promote their upcoming third bout, which is scheduled for July 24 in Las Veg...
Tags: Saudi Arabia, Sports, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Las Vegas, Mike Tyson, Muhammad Ali, Tyson Fury, Anthony Joshua, Scott, WBC, Wilder, Joshua, Deontay Wilder, Mobile Arena


MacKenzie Scott Donates $2.7 Billion, Says Social Progress Groups ‘Deserve Center Stage’

"... it would be better if disproportionate wealth were not concentrated in a small number of hands," Scott said.
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I booked a crowd-free private jet-like experience for $99 on JSX - here's why I can't stop recommending it

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. JSX promises no crowds, private terminals, and jets with business class legroom. JSX For my first post-pandemic flight, I chose the regional airline JSX to avoid airports and crowds. JSX is a lot like flying private; it feels elite, posh, and is much easier than traditional flights. JSX looks very expensive, but it's not. The experience cost me just $99 to fly between LA and Vegas. Table of Contents...
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Dune: Release Date, Cast and More

(Welcome to …And More, our no-frills, zero B.S. guide to when and where you can watch upcoming movies and shows, and everything else you could possibly stand to know.) This fall, Denis Villeneuve‘s star-studded adaptation of Frank Herbert’s sprawling sci-fi epic Dune will be unleashed on the world. A notoriously tricky story to adapt (just ask David Lynch), Villeneuve’s Dune is bound to be an event film – although it might go the way of Villeneuve’s excellent Blade Runner 2049, and underperform...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Sci-fi, Syfy, Idaho, Adaptation, Josh Brolin, Warner Bros, Paul Lambert, Oscar Isaac, Ridley Scott, Rebecca Ferguson, David Lynch, Jason Momoa, Charlotte Rampling, Warner Brothers


Billionaire MacKenzie Scott gives away $2.7 billion, including $40 million to UIC

Scott, the ex-wife of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, wrote in a Medium post that she made the gifts to enable the organizations to continue their work.
Tags: Amazon, Jeff Bezos, Scott, UIC, Mackenzie Scott


CSUN receives $40 million donation from philanthropist MacKenzie Scott, largest in school’s history

Cal State Northridge has received a $40 million donation, the largest in its 63-year history, to address equity gaps at the four-year university. The donation comes from author and philanthropist MacKenzie Scott, one of the wealthiest people in the world, CSUN said in a Tuesday morning, June 15, statement announcing the gift. The $40 million CSUN received is part of an overall $2.7 billion in donations Scott is donating to 286 “high-impact organizations in categories and communities that have be...
Tags: Amazon, News, Education, California News, Beck, Sport, West, Soccer, Jeff Bezos, Pasadena, Local News, Southern California, Scott, U S News World Report, CSUN, Mackenzie Scott


Philanthropist MacKenzie Scott gives away $2.7bn to hundreds of charities

Ex-wife of Jeff Bezos gives to 286 groups and says she wants to donate ‘fortune that was enabled by systems in need of change’The American novelist and philanthropist MacKenzie Scott said on Tuesday she had given a further $2.7bn (£1.9bn) to 286 organisations.Scott, who was formerly married to Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, issued a statement regarding distribution of the latest tranche of her $57bn fortune. Continue reading...
Tags: Amazon, Gender, Technology, Education, Race, Society, World news, Jeff Bezos, Inequality, Philanthropy, Scott, Mackenzie Scott, Coronavirus


MacKenzie Scott gave away another $2.7 billion to 286 organizations, bringing her total recent donations to $8.5 billion

MacKenzie Scott has announced multiple massive donations in the last year. Taylor Hill/FilmMagic via Getty Images; Taylor Borden/Business Insider MacKenzie Scott has given away $2.7 billion to nearly 300 nonprofits in 2021. Scott, a philanthropist and Jeff Bezos's ex-wife, has gifted over $8 billion in recent years. She is one of the richest people on the planet, with a $60 billion net worth. See more stories on Insider's business page. MacKenzie Scott, the ex-wife of Amazon fou...
Tags: Amazon, News, Trends, Getty Images, Billionaires, Jeff Bezos, Philanthrophy, Scott, Dan, Bezos, Mackenzie Scott, Tech Insider, Taylor Hill FilmMagic, Tim Levin, Taylor Borden Business Insider MacKenzie Scott


MacKenzie Scott, Jeff Bezos’s ex-wife, donates another $2.7B

Scott, who has donated $8.5bn since July 2020, is fast becoming one of the most consequential philanthropists around.
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Philanthropist MacKenzie Scott gives away £2bn to 286 organisations

Ex-wife of Jeff Bezos says she wants to donate ‘fortune that was enabled by systems in need of change’The billionaire philanthropist MacKenzie Scott, known for her impromptu multibillion-dollar donations to charities and racial equity issues, has announced that she has given a further $2.7bn (£1.9bn) to 286 organisations.Scott, the ex-wife of the Amazon founder, Jeff Bezos, wrote in a Medium post that she made the gifts to enable the organisations to continue their work, and as a “signal of trus...
Tags: Amazon, Gender, Technology, Education, Race, Society, World news, Jeff Bezos, Inequality, Philanthropy, Scott, Mackenzie Scott, Coronavirus


MacKenzie Scott donates $2.7B, cites fortune 'enabled by systems in need of change'

Scott, the ex-wife of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, said she is troubled by the increasing concentration of wealth among a small proportion...
Tags: Amazon, Jeff Bezos, Scott, Mackenzie Scott


MacKenzie Scott reveals another $2.74 billion in charitable giving

Scott, former wife of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, has donated a total of $8.5 billion since July 2020.
Tags: Amazon, Jeff Bezos, Scott, Mackenzie Scott


O'Neill and Kennedy off to flying starts in The Amateur

Connemara's Luke O'Neill and Royal Dublin's Max Kennedy opened with one-under 70s to head the 16-strong Irish challenge in 36-hole qualifying for The Amateur Championship at Nairn.Nairn's Calum Scott shot a four-under 67 to lead by one stroke from English Walker Cup player Jack Dyer and by three shots from England's Frank Kennedy and the Irish pair in the race to make the top 64 who qualify for the matchpl...
Tags: England, Sport, Golf, Dublin, Hare, Kennedy, Scott, Neill, Sandy, Connemara, Dyer, University of Louisville, Kilkenny, Grange, Keith Egan, Calum Scott


‘Craziest thing I’ve ever done’: how In the Heights pulled off its most spectacular dance numbers

How do you get 90 hoofers to frug in a pool? Christopher Scott, the choreographer behind Lin-Manuel Miranda’s musical extravaganza, reveals allChristopher Scott is baffled. “I hear time and again: ‘Musicals are not really my thing.’ And I’m like, ‘I don’t even know what that means. You don’t like music? You don’t like dancing?’”Many people who “don’t like musicals” will like the one Scott has just choreographed. In the Heights was written by Lin-Manuel Miranda in 2005, before his mega-success wi...
Tags: Manhattan, Miranda, Hamilton, Washington Heights, Scott, Lin Manuel Miranda, Christopher Scott, Jimmy Smits, Anthony Ramos, LA Law


The Fed says inflation is transitory, but these 10 companies have already said they'll pass along rising costs to customers

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images New inflation data showed a 5% jump in consumer prices on a year-over-year basis in May. The increase added to the debate about whether is inflation is actually "transitory," as the Federal Reserve has claimed. Detailed below are 10 companies that have already said they're passing rising costs on to consumers. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. The Labor Department released its monthly Consumer Price Index (CPI) data ...
Tags: Trends, Campbell Soup Company, Markets, Economy, United States, Cambridge, Inflation, CPI, Federal Reserve, Whirlpool, Cnbc, Fed, Honeywell, Scott, Peters, Campbell


Video: Come along on the Pedalpalooza City Shenanigans Ride

Friday’s rain kept some but not nearly all from enjoying another awesome night of Pedalpalooza. The three-month festival of free bike fun has already hosted dozens of rides, hundreds of smiles, and many hours of joy. On Friday night, local bike fun legend Scott Batcheler hosted his Light Brigade – Inner City Shenanigans ride. After meeting at Salmon Street Springs, we rolled in loops through the central city. The route included little-ridden backways, cool lookouts, PBOT’s new Pride Plaza on ...
Tags: Sport, Front Page, Cycling, Portland, Scott, Memorial Coliseum, Jonathan Maus, Salmon Street Springs, Jonathan Maus BikePortland, Shawne Martinez, Scott Batcheler


Wales v Switzerland: Euro 2020 – live!

Euro 2020 Group A updates from the 2pm BST game in BakuInteractive special: your complete guide to all 622 playersExperts’ Network: Wales | Experts’ Network: SwitzerlandAnd feel free to email any thoughts on the game to Scott 2.29pm BST 27 min: Seferovic turns on the edge of the box and curls powerfully towards the top left. Just wide. He reacts accordingly, sucking back some air. Very close. Switzerland are on top. 2.28pm BST 26 min: Schar drives forward, down the inside-right channel, ...
Tags: Wales, Football, Sport, Switzerland, European Championship, Scott, Schar, Seferovic, Euro 2020, Seferovic Ramsey


Turkey v Italy: Euro 2020 opener – live!

Euro 2020 updates from the 8pm BST kick-off in RomeThe Fiver: sign up to get the Guardian’s daily football emailAnd feel free to send your thoughts to Scott via email 7.25pm BST Emails, then ... and what better way to start dialogue with our beloved readers than with a trifecta from Peter Oh? “It’s really too bad that Udinese’s Kevin Lasagna didn’t make the Italy squad because the match will kick off at noon my time and Turkey Lasagna sounds delicious. Buon appetito! Afiyet olsun!” 7.17pm ...
Tags: Football, Sport, Turkey, Bbc, Italy, European Championship, Udinese, Peter, Scott, Kevin Lasagna, BST, Euro 2020, Turkey Lasagna


Christie's Sale Highlights L'Wren Scott Creations for Jagger

Two glittering jackets created by late designer L'Wren Scott for her longtime partner Mick Jagger are part of an online auction at Christie's, with proceeds going to a scholarship Jagger set up in Scott's name.
Tags: Mick Jagger, Christie, Jagger, Scott, L Wren Scott


Another jump in prices tightens the squeeze on US consumers

By MARTIN CRUTSINGER | Associated Press WASHINGTON — American consumers absorbed another surge in prices in May — a 0.6% increase over April and 5% over the past year, the biggest 12-month inflation spike since 2008. The May rise in consumer prices that the Labor Department reported Thursday reflected a range of goods and services now in growing demand as people increasingly shop, travel, dine out and attend entertainment events in a rapidly reopening economy. The increased consumer appetite is ...
Tags: Business, News, Washington, US, Los Angeles, Sport, Economy, Soccer, Inflation, Associated Press, Federal Reserve, General Mills, PNC Financial, Fed, Anne D'innocenzio, Scott


Comment on perfect, forever cornbread by Scott

In reply to Susan Weiss. Would you make these comments to an Italian grandmother about her sauce, or an Asian family about their dumplings? I assume you would appreciate their cultural culinary heritage and respect that they have done it this way for generations for a reason. Yeah, my Grandmother isn’t eating eat as she died decades ago, but I respect what she taught me. Something I’m not seeing here.
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No, They’re Not Going To Stop Teaching Dred Scott

Last night, the New Yorker tweeted out an alarming legal story: Oh my! That would be problematic. Except that’s not at all what anyone was suggesting. The article, written by Harvard Law School prof Jeannie Suk Gersen — we’ll get back to why that’s significant in a second — leans into the sad state of […]
Tags: Law, Law Schools, Constitutional Law, Harvard Law School, Scott, Jeannie Suk Gersen