No evidence yet of backlash to Houston HERO vote

No evidence yet of backlash to Houston HERO vote

Texas Tribune Just hours after it became clear that Houston’s non-discrimination ordinance, HERO, would be trounced at the polls last week, Houston Mayor Annise Parker predicted a “direct, economic backlash” for the city, akin to criticism and boycott threats in Arizona and Indiana following similar controversies. But so far, any visible backlash has yet to materialize, and Houston

Furious conservatives demand arrest of Mizzou student president over false KKK claims

Furious conservatives demand arrest of Mizzou student president over false KKK claims

Travis Gettys Missouri’s student body president could face impeachment after claiming the Ku Klux Klan had been seen on campus. Payton Head, president of the Missouri Student Association, has apologized for sharing the false information on his Twitter account, and he later invited students who objected to his leadership to initiate impeachment proceedings if they

Hundreds of students protest against racism at New York’s Ithaca College

Hundreds of students protest against racism at New York’s Ithaca College

International Business Times

Hundreds of students, faculty and staff members took part in a protest against racism Wednesday afternoon on the academic quad of Ithaca College, amid recent similar actions on a few other U.S. campuses, the Cornell Daily Sun reported. The protesters called for a change in leadership and for action to be taken against President Tom Rochon…