Tag Archives: Social Issues

25Mar/15

Disgraced Oklahoma student says ‘deeply sorry’ about racist song

Disgraced Oklahoma student apologized for his action, after a meeting with civil rights leaders, saying he will carry the shame of his words for the rest of his life.

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20Mar/15

Turing manuscript and German ‘Enigma’ code writer to go up for sale

HONG KONG, CHINA (REUTERS) – A notebook about mathematics and computer science written by Nazi-code breaker Alan Turing is on on display at Bonhams auction house in Hong Kong.

The 56-page manuscript is expected to fetch at least seven figures when it goes up for sale on April 13th in New York.
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10Mar/15

University of Oklahoma expels two students over racist video

The University of Oklahoma expels two students linked to a video showing members of a fraternity singing a song filled with racial epithets.
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10Mar/15

Israel’s Lieberman says Israel’s disloyal Arabs should be beheaded

Israel’s FM Lieberman, known for his controversial policy to impose a loyalty oath on Israel’s Arab minority, says those who are disloyal to Israel should be beheaded.
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09Mar/15

University of Oklahoma shuts “disgraceful” fraternity for racist video

University of Oklahoma bands together to discredit racist behavior of campus fraternity.
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09Mar/15

France debates ‘deep sleep’ option at end of life, no euthanasia

Some say it’s euthanasia, others say it’s not enough, French legislators are to start examining a draft law which would give the right to “deep and ongoing sedation” until death for terminally ill patients.

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08Mar/15

On Selma anniversary, Obama says racial progress made but more needed

U.S. President Barack Obama observes the 50th anniversary of the civil rights confrontation in March 1965 in which police in Selma, Alabama beat protesters marching across the Edmund Pettus Bridge to demand voting rights for African Americans.
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08Mar/15

World leaders vow to reach gender balanced world by 2030

World leaders including Turkey’s Prime Minister, Ahmet Davutoglu and Liberian President, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf urge the international community to do more to reach global gender equality by 2030.
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