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Today β€” December 8th 2019Your RSS feeds

On the Rooftops of Paris, a New Kind of Urban Garden

By Kurt Soller

The landscape architect Arnaud Casaus is creating green spaces wilder and warmer than those found at street level.

Yesterday β€” December 7th 2019Your RSS feeds

Can Biology Class Reduce Racism?

By Amy Harmon

When it comes to race, “It’s always like ‘O.K., but now we’re going to start the lesson on peas,’’’ a biology teacher said. A study will test a new approach.

Can Biology Class Reduce Racism?

By Amy Harmon

When it comes to race, “It’s always like ‘O.K., but now we’re going to start the lesson on peas,’’’ a biology teacher said. A study will test a new approach.

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House Passes Voting Rights Bill Despite Near Unanimous Republican Opposition

By Sheryl Gay Stolberg and Emily Cochrane

The legislation restores the core of the Voting Rights Act, the landmark civil rights statute to guard against racial discrimination in elections.

β€˜I Got Tired of Hunting Black and Hispanic People’

By Joseph Goldstein and Ashley Southall

Multiple police officers in Brooklyn say they were told by a commander that white and Asian people should be left alone.

Gov. Northam Plans to Purge Racist Language From Virginia Law

By Emily S. Rueb

A task force assembled by the governor recommended removing nearly 100 overtly discriminatory and racist laws that were still on the books.

America the Hot Mess

By Timothy Egan

Yet, if you look again, you find a durable past that may just save us yet.

Why the β€˜Wokest’ Candidates Are the Weakest

By Jamelle Bouie

If the fantasy that Democrats are all zealots were reality, the primary campaign would have turned out quite differently.

Pinterest and The Knot Pledge to Stop Promoting Plantation Weddings

By Heather Murphy

Zola was also among five major websites that said they would cut back on promoting and romanticizing weddings at former slave plantations.

Democrats Ask: Do We Really Want an All-White Final Four?

By Nick Corasaniti, Jennifer Medina and Lisa Lerer

As the party reckons with the likelihood of an all-white candidate lineup for the December debate, Cory Booker and Julián Castro see fund-raising gains.

Fight Against Colorism Takes On Amazon: Beauty β€˜Cannot Be One Skin Color’

By Sandra E. Garcia

After two nonprofits delivered 23,000 signatures to Amazon asking it to remove skin-bleaching products with high levels of mercury, the company listened.

She Wants to Row to Get From N.Y.C. Into College

By Juliet Macur

That goal, Sebastiana Lopez says, is worth the grind of six days a week leading her crew team. “I know this will help me get there.”

Alleged Dominican drug kingpin linked to David Ortiz shooting arrested in Colombia

By Stephen Sorace

A purported drug kingpin who was rumored to be connected to the shooting of former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz over the summer has been arrested in Colombia, Dominican investigators said.

Kamala Harris Says She’s Still β€˜in This Fight,’ but Out of the 2020 Race

By Astead W. Herndon, Shane Goldmacher and Jonathan Martin

The California senator broke barriers but ran out of money as she struggled in polls. Her abrupt announcement is perhaps the most surprising development to date in the 2020 race.

The Big Business of Unconscious Bias

By Nora Zelevansky

Companies want to avoid racism, sexism and misgendering. Consultants are standing by.

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