The Church of England promised to tackle racial injustice. Why is it defending a slave trader’s memory? | Sonita Alleyne

May 14, 2022

Show caption ‘From a moral point of view, Tobias Rustat’s activities helped finance slave factories along the African coast.’ The memorial in Jesus College chapel. Photograph: Joe Giddens/PA Opinion At Jesus College, our student body is more diverse than ever – a memorial to Tobias Rustat has no place in our chapel Thu 14 Apr 2022 13.36 BST I believe we are, in Britain, on a continual walk towards a fairer society. Each new generation questions where fairness lies for more

Atlanta HBCU Morris Brown College has accreditation restored after 20 years

May 16, 2022

The historically Black college in Atlanta received its full accreditation after losing it 20 years ago, according to a news release from the school. "Many thought that this feat was impossible, but due to our strong faith in God, our hardworking and wonderful faculty and staff, the support of the African Methodist Episcopal Church, our dedicated alumni, and our resilient spirit, we were able to achieve full accreditation," college President Kevin James said in a statement. "This was truly more

VPD arrest leads to charges against alleged Langara exposer -

May 18, 2022

Vancouver – A Vancouver Police investigation has led to the arrest of a man who allegedly committed an indecent act at Langara College last month. VPD patrol officers spotted the suspect walking near Main Street and Terminal Avenue Sunday afternoon and took him into custody without incident. Christopher Ram, 35, has now been charged with one count of indecent act in relation to a March 27 incident. At the time of his arrest, Ram was wanted BC wide for two unrelated indecent acts. Last week more

Duke's Wendell Moore Jr. declares for NBA draft - Reuters

May 22, 2022

Apr 1, 2022; New Orleans, LA, USA; Duke Blue Devils forward Wendell Moore Jr. (0) talks to media during a press conference before the 2022 NCAA men's basketball tournament Final Four semifinals at Caesars Superdome. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Wevers-USA TODAY Sports Register now for FREE unlimited access to April 22 - Duke's Wendell Moore Jr., the Julius Erving Award winner as college basketball's best small forward, declared for the NBA draft on Thursday. The 6-foot-5 junior pr more

7 of the Best Summer Jobs for a Teenager

May 26, 2022

Photo: Andriy Blokhin (Shutterstock) From age thirteen until I went off to college, I held a myriad of different jobs. I worked as a Little League umpire, a bus boy, a grocery store cashier, a summer camp counselor, a lawn mower, and a focus group participant. The pay for these jobs varied widely, as did the emotional and physical toll they took. While I think it’s important for teenagers to work to get a sense of both the responsibility it requires and the taste of financia more

12 of the Worst Wedding Guest Faux Pas, According to Lifehacker Readers

May 30, 2022

Photo: IVASHstudio (Shutterstock) Brides get plenty of flak for acting demanding during the fraught lead-up to their Big Day. (See: Bridezilla movies, TV shows, articles.) Which is why, for a change, we’re turning our eye to the terrible behavior of wedding guests. Because a lot can go wrong when long lost relatives, jealous siblings, old college roommates, and uninvited plus ones come together to partake of an open bar. Earlier this week we asked Lifehacker readers to shar more

The best private student loan refinance companies of May 2022

Jun 1, 2022

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Scream 6 Brings Back a Few More Survivors

Jun 3, 2022

Ghostface is ready to try and kill those pesky kids again. Image: Paramount The Omen prequel has found its director. Westworld season 4 adds another big name to its roster. The Boys ’ college supes spinoff has had another cast shakeup. Plus, Syfy un-cancels SurrealEstate, and the CW is still trying to make that Powerpuff Girls show . Spoilers now! Scream 6 Variety reports Scream 2022 stars Melissa Barrera, Jasmin Savoy Brown, Mason Gooding and more

Student-loan cancellation activists just wiped out $1.7 million in student debt for nearly 500 HBCU students

Jun 5, 2022

The Debt Collective wiped out $1.7 million in student debt for Bennett College students. The relief was for debt owed to the historically Black college, like unpaid tuition and other school-related expenses. Student debt disproportionately falls on Black borrowers, and Biden campaigned on HBCU relief. Loading Something is loading. Women who attended Bennett College no longer have overdue bills having over their heads. On Saturday, the Debt Collective — a union of debtors worki more

RESULTS: Sen. John Boozman faces multiple primary challengers in Arkansas

Jun 7, 2022

Arkansas is holding US Senate and House primaries on Tuesday. Polls closed at 7:30 p.m. local time.  The race and the stakes:  GOP Sen. John Boozman of Arkansas is facing multiple primary challengers in Tuesday's primaries.  Boozman's main challenger is Jake Bequette, a former Arizona Razorbacks football star, US Army veteran, and New England Patriots defensive end who was on the team's practice squad during their Superbowl-winning 2014 season. Bequette's campaign is backed by a powerful more

Former Oxford college dean and senior cleric to leave Church of England

Jun 9, 2022

Show caption Martyn Percy told the Times he had a serious breakdown during the prolonged dispute over efforts to oust him as head of Christ Church, Oxford. Photograph: Greg Blatchford/Rex/Shutterstock University of Oxford Martyn Percy cited a ‘parlous state of safeguarding’ and ‘culture of bullying and harassment’ in the church A senior cleric who fought an epic three-and-a-half-year battle over efforts to oust him as head of Christ Church, Oxford, has announced he is qu more

Nigeria court charges two students over 'blasphemy' death -

Jun 11, 2022

Register now for FREE unlimited access to KANO, Nigeria, May 16 (Reuters) - Two students were on Monday charged in court with conspiracy and inciting public disturbance after a college student was beaten and burned by fellow students who accused her of blasphemy in the northwestern state of Sokoto last week. The death of Deborah Samuel, a second year college student, has raised questions about the place of Islamic sharia law in a secular democracy like Nigeria, which is divide more