13 For you have been called to live in freedom, my brothers and sisters. But don’t use your freedom to satisfy your sinful nature. Instead, use your freedom to serve one another in love. But leaders in Gardendale have tried to make the case that what they’re doing is best for their kids. They claim they aren’t violating civil rights, and aren’t segregating. Part of the plan allows about 300 African American students from one specific area to remain in the new majority white system, even though they live outside city limits..
Meanwhile, even as more black and Hispanic students are enrolling in college, they aren’t necessarily making it into top tier universities. According to The Atlantic, the black undergraduate population at these universities has stagnated at an average of 6 percent for the past 20 years. Faculty diversity isn’t looking too great either, reminding us that this week’s Supreme Court decision doesn’t fix the problems affirmative action was designed to alleviate it just returns us to status quo..
KUHN: Aung Zaw is the editor of the Irrawaddy, a Myanmar news magazine based in Chiang Mai, Thailand. He says that to rebuild a democratic opposition from the grassroots will require Suu Kyi to travel and reconnect with people. Aung Zaw is worried about a repeat of past violence against her by government backed thugs.
(Hayne has denied accusations that he performed too many autopsies or was a rubber stamp for prosecutors. In 2008, he was barred from doing autopsies for state prosecutors. He now testifies for the defense and in civil cases.). Crime, it seems, is not only in her blood despite her protestations to the contrary to the parole board it is also the only way she knows how to pay the rent. Early, amusing scenes show Debbie gaming gullible clerks at posh stores and a hotel.The first, and least engaging, part of the tale involves what amounts to an HR recruitment video for the underworld. With the assistance of her sometime partner in crime Lou (Cate Blanchett), Debbie puts together the requisite rogue’s gallery of outlaws, including a daffy, down on her luck fashion designer (Helena Bonham Carter); a jeweler itching to get out from her domineering mother’s thumb (Mindy Kaling); a smart mouth pickpocket (Awkwafina); a pot smoking computer hacker named Nine Ball (Rihanna); and a nerdy suburban mom who moonlights as a fence for stolen goods (Sarah Paulson).The whole rogue’s gallery of outlaws in “Ocean’s 8.” (Barry Wetcher/Warner Bros.