Lawsuit: Film School Misrepresents Hollywood Connections, Underserves Educational Needs

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Cooley, New York Law School hit with lawsuits from former students

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DeVoy Two lawsuits were filed today in New York and Michigan against New York Law School (not to be confused with New York University School of Law) and Thomas M. legal educationCooley Law School, respectively. The plaintiffs, former students of the two schools – which have been in at least the bottom half of [.].

Confronting Segregation in New York City Schools - The New York Times

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"Despite its polychromatic diversity, New York City has one of most deeply segregated school systems in the nation. Confronting Segregation in New York City Schools - The New York Times

Mr. Comey and All the President’s Lies - The New York Times

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Republicans asked why he didn’t try to educate a president so ignorant of the F.B.I.’s The Russia investigation, he said, is ‘an effort to protect our country from a new threat that quite honestly will not go away anytime soon.’

The Real Reason Black Kids Benefit From Black Teachers - The New York Times

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That’s the conclusion of a new study, which found that that black boys who had a black teacher during their elementary school years were less likely to drop out of high school. The fact that my skin color matches that of my students doesn’t give me any superpowers as an educator.

A Fair Chance After a Conviction - The New York Times

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The Obama administration has worked diligently over the last five years to ease the marginalization of more than 70 million Americans with criminal records that can shut them out of jobs, housing, higher education or the consumer credit system — sometimes for minor offenses in the distant past or arrests that never led to conviction. A Fair Chance After a Conviction - The New York Times

How Segregation Destroys Black Wealth - The New York Times

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The complaint, and the investigations that led to it, shows how real estate agents promote segregation — and deny African-Americans the opportunity to buy into high-value areas that would provide better educations for children and a greater return on their investments. How Segregation Destroys Black Wealth - The New York Times

Six Video Frames at the Center of the Tamir Rice Case - The New York Times

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Six Video Frames at the Center of the Tamir Rice Case - The New York Times Police are to often reckless and dangerous. We need smarter and better educated police instead of taking the left overs that the corporate world does not want. Their average IQ is 104. Policing has to stop being an employer of last resort for the Donald Trump supporting element of the working class

Did Blacks Really Endorse the 1994 Crime Bill? - The New York Times

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Calls for tough sentencing and police protection were paired with calls for full employment, quality education and drug treatment, and criticism of police brutality. The New York Times"Yet the historical record reveals a different story.

Trump’s Obama Obsession - Trumps racism continues to be manifested in is hate for former President Obama. - The New York Times

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Credit Al Drago/The New York Times Therefore, Trump is constantly whining about not being sufficiently applauded, commended, thanked, liked. According to a new Pew Research Center survey spanning 37 nations, a median of just 22 percent has confidence in Trump to do the right thing when it comes to international affairs. For Trump, the mark of being a successful president is the degree to which he can expunge Obama’s presidency." Trump’s Obama Obsession - The New York Time

Trump’s Obama Obsession - Trumps racism continues to be manifested in his hate for former President Obama. - The New York Times

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Credit Al Drago/The New York Times Therefore, Trump is constantly whining about not being sufficiently applauded, commended, thanked, liked. According to a new Pew Research Center survey spanning 37 nations, a median of just 22 percent has confidence in Trump to do the right thing when it comes to international affairs. For Trump, the mark of being a successful president is the degree to which he can expunge Obama’s presidency." Trump’s Obama Obsession - The New York Time

What Bernie Sanders Does Not Understand. The Populism Perplex - The New York Times

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The only way to make sense of what happened is to see the vote as an expression of, well, identity politics — some combination of white resentment at what voters see as favoritism toward nonwhites (even though it isn’t) and anger on the part of the less educated at liberal elites whom they imagine look down on them." The Populism Perplex - The New York Times"Recently Bernie Sanders offered an answer: Democrats should “go beyond identity politics.”

The Supreme Court Is Afraid of Racial Justice - The New York Times,

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But the disparate failure rates also speak to decades of racially separate and unequal education. The Supreme Court Is Afraid of Racial Justice - The New York Times"The case, Washington v. Davis, involved the constitutionality of Test 21, developed by the federal government and used by the District of Columbia police force to assess people looking to become police officers.

What Do We Think Poverty Looks Like? - The New York Times. This article is essential reading. Poverty has been turned into a caste based shaming through "dog whistle" politics misleading most American in the who are the poor and the reasons for poverty and the need food stamps.

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The qualification for being poor is not race or education, but an insurmountable gap between income and cost of living. The New York Times

Ed Bradley, TV Correspondent, Dies at 65 - New York Times

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He counted the musicians Wynton Marsalis , Aaron Neville and George Wein among his friends and made regular pilgrimages to the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival.

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Ed Bradley, TV Correspondent, Dies at 65 - New York Times

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He counted the musicians Wynton Marsalis , Aaron Neville and George Wein among his friends and made regular pilgrimages to the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival.

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Empty Pockets, Angry Minds - New York Times

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Empty Pockets, Angry Minds - New York Times February 22, 2006 Op-Ed Columnist Empty Pockets, Angry Minds By THOMAS L. growth in this region was driven by oil revenues, not by educating workers to do new things with new technologies. FRIEDMAN MUMBAI, India I have no doubt that the Danish cartoons mocking the Prophet Muhammad have caused real offense to many Muslims. I'm glad my newspaper didn't publish them.

Empty Pockets, Angry Minds - New York Times

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Empty Pockets, Angry Minds - New York Times February 22, 2006 Op-Ed Columnist Empty Pockets, Angry Minds By THOMAS L. growth in this region was driven by oil revenues, not by educating workers to do new things with new technologies. FRIEDMAN MUMBAI, India I have no doubt that the Danish cartoons mocking the Prophet Muhammad have caused real offense to many Muslims. I'm glad my newspaper didn't publish them.

New York Daily News - Ideas & Opinions - Stanley Crouch: Helping hands

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New York Daily News - Ideas & Opinions - Stanley Crouch: Helping hands Bx. Hard work, quality education, changing value systems, celebrating intellectual achievement and mentoring are of the utmost importance in the elevation of those at the bottom.

New York Daily News - Ideas & Opinions - Stanley Crouch: Helping hands

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New York Daily News - Ideas & Opinions - Stanley Crouch: Helping hands Bx. Hard work, quality education, changing value systems, celebrating intellectual achievement and mentoring are of the utmost importance in the elevation of those at the bottom.

New York Daily News - Ideas & Opinions - Stanley Crouch: A must-see view into New York's painful history

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New York Daily News - Ideas & Opinions - Stanley Crouch: A must-see view into New York's painful history A must-see view into New York's painful history While many were undoubtedly surprised last October by an entire exhibit at the New-York Historical Society devoted to slavery in this state, they shouldn't have been. That is now changing, and the enrichment of public education is one of the great goals of any museum."

New York Daily News - Ideas & Opinions - Stanley Crouch: A must-see view into New York's painful history

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New York Daily News - Ideas & Opinions - Stanley Crouch: A must-see view into New York's painful history A must-see view into New York's painful history While many were undoubtedly surprised last October by an entire exhibit at the New-York Historical Society devoted to slavery in this state, they shouldn't have been. That is now changing, and the enrichment of public education is one of the great goals of any museum."

Condoleezza Rice on Piano - New York Times

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Soye Kim, the first violinist, who has two degrees from the Juilliard School, spent busy years studying in Europe and freelancing in New York before she entered law school at 39. As her career in higher education and government prospered, she began to let her music slip. Rice, who lives a short walk from the Kennedy Center, said she was looking forward to attending the Washington National Opera's new production of Wagner's "Rheingold" when she returned from an overseas trip.

Condoleezza Rice on Piano - New York Times

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Soye Kim, the first violinist, who has two degrees from the Juilliard School, spent busy years studying in Europe and freelancing in New York before she entered law school at 39. As her career in higher education and government prospered, she began to let her music slip. Rice, who lives a short walk from the Kennedy Center, said she was looking forward to attending the Washington National Opera's new production of Wagner's "Rheingold" when she returned from an overseas trip.

White House Condemns Bennett's Remark - New York Times

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White House Condemns Bennett's Remark - New York Times October 1, 2005 White House Condemns Bennett's Remark By THE NEW YORK TIMES. Mr. Bennett, a secretary of education in the Reagan administration and drug czar in the first Bush administration who has become an author and radio host, said in a broadcast this week that "you could abort every black baby in this country, and your crime rate would go down."

White House Condemns Bennett's Remark - New York Times

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White House Condemns Bennett's Remark - New York Times October 1, 2005 White House Condemns Bennett's Remark By THE NEW YORK TIMES. Mr. Bennett, a secretary of education in the Reagan administration and drug czar in the first Bush administration who has become an author and radio host, said in a broadcast this week that "you could abort every black baby in this country, and your crime rate would go down."

Columbia j-school staff: WikiLeaks prosecution ‘will set a dangerous precedent’ | Poynter.

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Program Ari Goldman, Professor LynNell Hancock, Professor; Director, Spencer Education Journalism Fellowship Marguerite Holloway, Assistant Professor; Director, Science and Environmental Journalism David Klatell, Professor of Professional Practice; Chair, International Studies Nicolas Lemann, Dean; Henry R. New York Times Journalism School United States Wikileaks Julian Assange LynNell Hancock Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism Media

WikiLeaks Secret Records Dump Stays in Legal Clear: Ann Woolner - Bloomberg

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WikiLeaks served as conduit for 92,000 pages of material from a military insider to the New York Times , the Guardian of London and der Spiegel magazine in Germany. And the New York Times was free to publish the 7,000-page internal history of the Vietnam War , revealing that president after president had lied about what the U.S. New York Times United States Daniel Ellsberg Pentagon Papers Wikileaks Julian Assange Warfare and Conflict Vietnam War

WikiLeaks Secret Records Dump Stays in Legal Clear: Ann Woolner - Bloomberg

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WikiLeaks served as conduit for 92,000 pages of material from a military insider to the New York Times , the Guardian of London and der Spiegel magazine in Germany. And the New York Times was free to publish the 7,000-page internal history of the Vietnam War , revealing that president after president had lied about what the U.S. Tags: New York Times United States Daniel Ellsberg Pentagon Papers Wikileaks Julian Assange Warfare and Conflict Vietnam War

Washington Post to Cut 80 Newsroom Jobs - New York Times

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Washington Post to Cut 80 Newsroom Jobs - New York Times March 11, 2006 Washington Post to Cut 80 Newsroom Jobs By KATHARINE Q. At the same time, the paper wants its journalists to feed more to the newspaper's other outlets, including its Web site, blogs, online chats, television appearances and its new radio news station, which is to start at the end of the month.

Washington Post to Cut 80 Newsroom Jobs - New York Times

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Washington Post to Cut 80 Newsroom Jobs - New York Times March 11, 2006 Washington Post to Cut 80 Newsroom Jobs By KATHARINE Q. At the same time, the paper wants its journalists to feed more to the newspaper's other outlets, including its Web site, blogs, online chats, television appearances and its new radio news station, which is to start at the end of the month.

Law to Segregate Omaha Schools Divides Nebraska - New York Times

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Law to Segregate Omaha Schools Divides Nebraska - New York Times April 15, 2006 Law to Segregate Omaha Schools Divides Nebraska By SAM DILLON OMAHA, April 14 — Ernie Chambers is Nebraska's only African-American state senator, a man who has fought for causes including the abolition of capital punishment and the end of apartheid in South Africa. Other black leaders in Omaha criticized the new law.

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Law to Segregate Omaha Schools Divides Nebraska - New York Times

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Law to Segregate Omaha Schools Divides Nebraska - New York Times April 15, 2006 Law to Segregate Omaha Schools Divides Nebraska By SAM DILLON OMAHA, April 14 — Ernie Chambers is Nebraska's only African-American state senator, a man who has fought for causes including the abolition of capital punishment and the end of apartheid in South Africa. Other black leaders in Omaha criticized the new law.

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New York Daily News - Ideas & Opinions - Errol Louis: Blacks need a culture war

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Ronald Mincy of Columbia University and Tavis Smiley, whose "Covenant With Black America" recently hit The New York Times best-seller list - should consider an alternative to the annual recital of statistics and essays on inequality and other social ills afflicting black folk.

New York Daily News - Ideas & Opinions - Errol Louis: Blacks need a culture war

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Ronald Mincy of Columbia University and Tavis Smiley, whose "Covenant With Black America" recently hit The New York Times best-seller list - should consider an alternative to the annual recital of statistics and essays on inequality and other social ills afflicting black folk.

A New Civil Rights Movement - New York Times

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A New Civil Rights Movement - New York Times Op-Ed Columnist A New Civil Rights Movement By BOB HERBERT. Another devastating aspect of slavery was the numbing ignorance that often resulted from the prohibition against the education of slaves. Although blacks are just 13 percent of the overall population, they account for more than half of all new H.I.V. Black women account for an astonishing 72 percent of all new cases among women.

A New Civil Rights Movement - New York Times

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A New Civil Rights Movement - New York Times Op-Ed Columnist A New Civil Rights Movement By BOB HERBERT. Another devastating aspect of slavery was the numbing ignorance that often resulted from the prohibition against the education of slaves. Although blacks are just 13 percent of the overall population, they account for more than half of all new H.I.V. Black women account for an astonishing 72 percent of all new cases among women.

Bush's Conservative Judge Harbors Libertarian Streak - New York Times

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Bush's Conservative Judge Harbors Libertarian Streak - New York Times November 12, 2005 Bush's Conservative Judge Harbors Libertarian Streak By JONATHAN D. Judge Alito is part of the new breed of conservative libertarian jurists who are sensitive to safeguarding our free-speech freedoms," said Ronald K. Nor did she comment on how the Taylor Allderdice School was discharging its educational responsibilities or how the school authorities were spending the taxpayers' money.".

Bush's Conservative Judge Harbors Libertarian Streak - New York Times

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Bush's Conservative Judge Harbors Libertarian Streak - New York Times November 12, 2005 Bush's Conservative Judge Harbors Libertarian Streak By JONATHAN D. Judge Alito is part of the new breed of conservative libertarian jurists who are sensitive to safeguarding our free-speech freedoms," said Ronald K. Nor did she comment on how the Taylor Allderdice School was discharging its educational responsibilities or how the school authorities were spending the taxpayers' money.".

The Faith-Based President Defrocked - New York Times

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The Faith-Based President Defrocked - New York Times October 9, 2005 The Faith-Based President Defrocked By FRANK RICH. Last week The Army Times reported that the Pentagon, its resources already overstretched by Iraq, would try to bolster sagging recruitment by tapping "a demographic long deemed off limits: high school dropouts who don't have a General Educational Development credential.". This Saturday is supposed to bring new victories on both these troubled fronts: Oct.