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‘Devastating.’ Latina Professor and University Officials Respond to Students Burning Book About White Privilege

‘Devastating.’ Latina Professor and University Officials Respond to Students Burning Book About White Privilege

On Wednesday night, students at Georgia Southern University (GSU) ripped and burned copies of a Latina author’s book about a woman of color navigating life at a predominately white university. The burning happened after Jennine Capó Crucet, author of Make Your Home Among Strangers and a professor at the University of Nebraska, spoke at the…

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With ‘Congratulations on a Job Well Done,’ Trump Announces Kevin McAleenan is Leaving Department of Homeland Security

With ‘Congratulations on a Job Well Done,’ Trump Announces Kevin McAleenan is Leaving Department of Homeland Security

(WASHINGTON) — Kevin McAleenan, a career civil servant who became the unlikely point man for President Donald Trump’s hardline immigration policies, is stepping down as acting Homeland Security secretary after six months on the job. McAleenan told The Associated Press he was leaving on his own terms — a contrast to other top administration officials…

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Shep Smith Leaving Fox News

Shep Smith Leaving Fox News

(NEW YORK) — Shepard Smith, whose newscast on Fox News Channel seemed increasingly an outlier on an outlet dominated by supporters of President Donald Trump, abruptly quit after signing off his final newscast on Friday. Smith, who had signed a contract extension last spring, said that he had asked the network to let him out…

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