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Bank CEO Charged With Attempting To Trade Loans For Trump White House Job

Federal prosecutors in New York unsealed a grand jury indictment on Thursday accusing former bank CEO Stephen Calk of helping Paul Manafort secure $16 million in loans in exchange for a senior position in the Trump administration. According to prosecutors, Calk’s institution, The Federal Savings Bank of Chicago, “suffered a multi-million dollar loss” when Manafort, […]

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The White Supremacist Professor Teaching At A Public University

Ricardo Duchesne is a professor at the University of New Brunswick, a publicly funded institution and Canada’s oldest English-language university. He teaches undergraduate sociology classes, holds tenure and has been quoted in The New York Times on immigration. He is also a white supremacist. Duchesne’s writings are filled with racist conspiracy theories, and he is […]

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Black Girls Detail Harsh Consequences Of Being Seen As Older Than White Peers

A new report details the negative consequences suffered by black women and girls when people perceive them as older than their white peers. Researchers at Georgetown Law’s Center on Poverty and Inequality reported their findings Wednesday after speaking to groups of black girls and women across the country about whether their real-life experiences reflected what […]

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Twitter Users Hit A Home Run Over White House’s ‘Boston Red Socks’ Gaffe

The White House pool report further compounded matters when it erroneously identified the team as the “World Cup Series Champions.”Twitter users stepped up to the plate to troll the administration over the goofs, including former White House photographer Pete Souza:I really wish that all of the Red “Socks”, despite having won the “World Cup,” would have […]

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Heather Nauert To Be Nominated To Post Overseeing White House Fellowships

Former State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert will be nominated to help oversee the White House fellowships program, the Trump administration said on Tuesday. Nauert would join the President’s Commission on White House Fellowships, a group of 20 to 30 “outstanding citizens who represent a broad range of backgrounds, interests, and professions,” according to a description of […]