Harriet Tubman Mural Stops Onlookers in Their Tracks

A freshly painted mural of Underground Railroad icon Harriet Tubman extending her hand is provoking viewers to reach out and grasp it. A young African-American girl touching Tubman’s open hand was captured in a viral photo on Instagram, and it communicated everything the artist said he hoped for. “Wouldn’t it be nice if I exposed […]

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How College Students Really Feel About Free Speech on Campus

A new survey finding that college students generally support free speech also shows what for some is a worrisome divide over what students value more: an “inclusive society” that “welcomes diverse groups” or protecting “the extremes of free speech.” The Knight Foundation’s  “Free Expressions of College Campuses” report polled students over the course of three […]

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Al Gore Tells Harvard Students ‘Assault on Science’ Threatens Humanity’s Survival

Former Vice President Al Gore said President Donald Trump’s “assault on science” threatens “the capacity of the human species to endure” on Earth. Gore issued his warning in a speech to Harvard University students and faculty Wednesday, stressing “reason” and “rational debate,” indeed democracy itself, were under threat from the “ideology of authoritarianism.” Science “is […]

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Cruz Fights for More Flexible Education Savings Accounts

Before Congress adjourned for Memorial Day weekend, Sen. Ted Cruz objected to a new retirement saving bill passed by the House because it left out one important reform. The Texas Republican is standing up for expanded access to personal savings options for family education choice. In 2017, college savings plans, or “529s,” were modified to […]

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The Left’s Favorite Tool to Attack Our Founding Principles

The favorite leftist tool for the attack on our nation’s founding is that slavery was sanctioned. They argue that the Founders disregarded the promises of our Declaration of Independence “that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit […]

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North Carolina Governor Under Fire for Proposing Freezing School Voucher Program

A billboard campaign in North Carolina is taking aim at Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper after his announcement proposing freezing a scholarship program that has benefited minority students—more than 30% of which are African-American. The billboard says the governor is “failing when it comes to helping minority students” and encourages residents to call Cooper to reverse […]

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