The Vermont Attorney General’s Office, which is representing the defendants, contends the suit should be dismissed because the defendants are protected by sovereign immunity and Linton’s failure to state a constitutional violation.
The words “kill cops” were spray painted on top of the memorial dedicated to Walter H. Childs, who observed weather patterns on the mountain in the late 1800s. Another message read “ACAB,” which Morse said stands for “all cops are bastards.”
The Trump administration on Tuesday announced it is rescinding Obama administration policies that directed universities to use racial preferences in the admissions process. The decision is a boost for unity and a setback for those who want to divide Americans.
The controversial Southern Poverty Law Center has reached a settlement to anti-extremist organization Quilliam resulting in an apology and a $3.375 million payment for wrongly naming the group and its founder as anti-Muslim extremists.
Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg admitted Monday that his company “mishandled” the controversy of labeling Diamond and Silk — two popular conservative personalities — “dangerous” and “unsafe to the community” in early April.
While no longer holding classes, schools from Massachusetts to California are still hosting social justice–themed seminars.
When people cry racism when racism isn’t actually there, it only desensitizes people to the evil that racism is. Unfortunately, it seems that this is happening today.
“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.”
“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.