There’s a thing you’ve probably heard of, but is often misunderstood, called toxic masculinity. When we use the phrase toxic masculinity we do not mean that all males are toxic. We mean that there is a certain version of masculinity that IS toxic. Trump is the example par excellence of that brand of masculinity. [Read More]
If students were struggling already and they did not work on their school related tasks during their time from home, then they will be even farther behind. Students with an educated mother may be more likely to receive help at home on their studies, since women often have the bulk of the parenting duties. And kids in a household of books may have the resources with which to approach their studies outside of just a computer. Any and all of these elements can contribute to the achievement gap. [Read More]
Today marks the 66th anniversary of Brown v Board of Education – one of the most important Supreme Court cases of the 20th Century.
A lot of people can tell you what the implications of the decision were (at least, a lot in comparison to other SCOTUS cases). But not that many can tell you the reasoning of the decision. And that’s what we’re gong to briefly touch on today. [Read More]
It was Mother’s Day weekend and we thought we would give a shout out to some of the women who have changed the way we think, speak, and understand the world. [Read More]
One of the biggest stories right now is that the virus has finally hit the White House. In many ways it was inevitable because the virus is a) spreading like wildfire, and b) we all know the White House has been lax about taking precautions.
But this raises some questions. [Read More]