“I believe I was targeted and intentionally assaulted by Detective Jacob Zorn because I am black,” wrote Linton in her complaint. “I was the only black person in the 29 people who were arrested.”
The New York Times piece, written by Jason Barker, a professor in South Korea, is about what one would expect from a defense of communism. As one Federalist writer noted, it was “beyond parody.” Hilariously, the article was behind a very capitalistic paywall.
“We are students that are standing up for our rights and the Second Amendment,” Downing said. “We believe that the natural right for self-protection shall not be infringed simply because some individuals have used some firearms in the past for senseless attacks.”
Ontario issued its first gender neutral birth certificate Tuesday, meaning Canadian citizens living in the province of Ontario will now be able to remove gender from their certificate of birth or note whichever gender accords with their chosen identity.
“When they found out about it and did attend, they witnessed and were appalled by what they saw children being exposed to — a slanted anti-Semitic presentation of Jews as ‘bad people’ while skirting a balanced view about Palestinians.”
It is not clear from the video whether the alleged threats were reported to school authorities or the Brattleboro Police Department. The testimony nevertheless helped persuade the board to approve the Black Lives Matter flag.
On Friday, Keith Lyman, principal at Brattleboro Area Middle School, lowered the American Flag so Mikaela Simms, the diversity coordinator for the Windham Southeast Supervisory Union, and Diamond Bedward, Kia Adams, and Mya Satchell, eighth-grade students at Brattleboro Area Middle School, could raise the Black Lives Matter flag beneath it.
On Wednesday, the Boy Scouts announced that their signature program known simply as the “Boy Scouts” will no longer bear the word “boy.” Beginning in February, it will be known as Scouts BSA. This change comes only months after the Boy Scouts announced girls would be allowed into the program.
More than 60 conservative leaders, some more prominent than others, published a joint statement Tuesday arguing big tech companies need to do more to ensure people aren’t being unduly silenced for their ideological viewpoints.
Principal Keith Lyman acknowledged that some people in the community may not be happy about the students’ efforts or the board’s decision.
A mother has taken her four-year-old daughter out of a Massachusetts preschool after the school told her she could not say the term “best friend,” according to a Thursday report.