Eric Holder Wrote A Letter To A Kid. His Humility Will Surprise You.

Eric Holder Wrote A Letter To A Kid. His Humility Will Surprise You.

  Almost every school year, Ann Arbor’s Haisley Elementary School Teacher Cedric York instructs students in his fifth-grade class to write to prominent leaders from racially and ethnically diverse backgrounds. Mr. York and his students have a pretty good rate of return. Many famous people, such as President Barack Obama, United States Attorney General Eric […]

Why SCOTUS Upheld Ban On Affirmative Action — With Direct Quotes

Why SCOTUS Upheld Ban On Affirmative Action — With Direct Quotes

In a six to two vote, the United States Supreme Court ruled that the voter-passed Michigan amendment that prohibits using affirmative action preferences in public college admission and in state hiring practices was constitutional. In a majority opinion Kennedy justified the Michigan amendment by writing: ?:…because the voters deemed a preference system to be unwise, […]

This Is The Largest Display Of Prisoner Art In The World — It’s Unbelievable

This Is The Largest Display Of Prisoner Art In The World — It’s Unbelievable

The ?19th Annual Exhibition of Art by Michigan Prisoners,? which ran from March 25 through April 9, displayed its largest number of pieces of art by the incarcerated ever this year on the University of Michigan campus in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The exhibit is not only the largest exhibition of its kind in the nation, […]

Greenhouse Gases Increasing at Unsustainable Rate, International Action Needed Now, says IPCC

Greenhouse Gases Increasing at Unsustainable Rate, International Action Needed Now, says IPCC

A sobering and stark report released earlier this week by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) gives new evidence that global emissions of greenhouse gasses have skyrocketed in recent years to the highest levels yet, despite some efforts around world to reduce global warming.?Rajendra Kumar Pachauri, Chair of the IPCC, said in a press […]