“Mainstream media fixation on the DNA evidence has eclipsed focus on the victims’ families as well as consideration of the case’s double-edged implications for communities of color in the U.S.” …. Read More
C2E2 stands for the Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo. It by line reads that this convention spans the “latest and greatest from comics, movies, television toys, anime, magna, and video games.” It was held earlier this year in March and took place at the enormous McCormick Place as opposed to Rosemont Theatre in the suburbs…… Read More
Hundreds of thousands of students are eligible for free tutoring under the federal No Child Left Behind (NCLB) law, but less than 15% of them are getting it, according to the U.S. Department of Education……. Read More
In 2006 former President George w. Bush signed an extension of the landmark education law called “No Child Left Behind”. One of the stipulations of the law was that consistently failing schools, that serve poor children, give those same students the option of a new school, or tutoring from private companies or other groups. This was going to get paid for with federal money; typically more than $1,800 per child in big cities. This would seem like a big deal in most instances except for the fact most parents and students were unaware of the programs……. Read More
Who is the incredible bonehead who said rappers make mad loot? Wrong, wrong, wrong, wrong, wrong!! Because the fans expect their favorite artists to be crazy paid and livin’ large, this puts an incredible amount of pressure on the artists to appear wealthy.