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  • District 115 calls for special board meeting to hire new principal

    District 115 calls for special board meeting to hire new principal
    Lake Forest High School parents are in turmoil over a scheduled fast-track approval for principal, of a suburban Chicago, African American administrator — with alleged views that curricula-tracking is "elitist and racist."
  • Discrimination suit has ripple effect for Somerset Co. town

    A $1.75 million settlement in a racial discrimination lawsuit continues to have a ripple effect in a central New Jersey town. Gannett New Jersey (http://bit.ly/1HsJICf) reports the lawsuit resulted in the firing of one Somerville borough supervisor....

    Three artists use quilting as political statements and teaching tools at Creative Alliance's 'Evidence'

    Three artists use quilting as political statements and teaching tools at Creative Alliance's 'Evidence'
    In the 1977 essay ‘Poetry Is Not a Luxury,’ Audre Lorde writes to empower and embolden women to share their experiences, but the essay is applicable to anybody who doubts the impact or the importance of art. “We can train ourselves to...

    Racially charged Macungie fight nets Bethlehem man jail time

    Racially charged Macungie fight nets Bethlehem man jail time
    A Bethlehem man who pointed a BB gun at two women during a racially charged altercation in Macungie last year was sentenced Monday to eight to 23 months in the Lehigh County Jail. Michael D. Layton, 22, a college student, will serve the sentence in...

    Michelle Quinn: The ugly side of the Internet rears its head

    It's been a week for the Internet's ugly side. On Monday, President Barack Obama's launch of his new Twitter account @POTUS (for President of the United States) was greeted with a rash of racist and hate-filled tweets. On Tuesday, it emerged that by...