Google’s Chief Diversity Officer is Out Amid Controversies

Here’s your week in review, in haiku.   1. Aunt Becky thought the D.A. only had one pair and not a Full House.   2. Find someone who looks at you like Katie Bouman looks at a black hole   3. She points to the sky, a spider falls from power. Change comes to Sudan. […]

It’s Time To Talk About Reparations

Let’s talk about reparations. Why not? Everyone else is. According to the Wall Street Journal, public interest in the subject is on the rise. For one thing, all the Democratic presidential candidates have expressed support for some plan to make amends for the centuries of post-slavery disenfranchisement of African Americans in the U.S. And now, […]

Harvard University is Being Sued Over the Use of a Slave Photo

A Connecticut woman is suing Harvard University for using a photo of her family’s patriarch, an African slave. Tamara Lanier says the photo is an image of a slave named Renty and his daughter Delia and was commissioned by Harvard professor Louis Agassiz to help bolster his argument of white superiority, the Boston Globe reports. […]