Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, SACS, will be conducting a full, formal review of the University of South Carolina’s presidential search. the accrediting body prohibits ‘undue influence’
JT 🌹SACS President: “After reviewing the material submitted, we have determined there is evidence of a significant accreditation-related issue."
SACS is same accreditation body for University of Mississippi.
In newly disclosed text messages, a top U.S. diplomat to Ukraine writes to other American diplomats that "I think it's crazy" to withhold assistance for political gain.
JT 🌹In newly disclosed text messages shared with Congress, the top U.S. diplomat to Ukraine at the time writes to a group of other American diplomats that "I think it's crazy to withhold security assistance for help with a political campaign.”
Application deadline: March 1, 2019 Individual and team applications are invited for the position of editor of Sociology of Race and Ethnicity, a journal of the American Sociological Association’s Section on Racial and Ethnic Minorities (SREM),...
JT 🌹This is a great opportunity to help lead a great journal.
I'm honored to have been a part of its editorial board since its founding.
President Donald Trump has repeatedly refused to accept any responsibility for inciting violence in American communities, dismissing critics who have pointed to his rhetoric as a potential source of inspiration for some citizens acting on bigoted...
JT 🌹ABC News identified at least 36 criminal cases where Trump was invoked in direct connection with violent acts, threats of violence or allegations of assault.
When the head of the University of Mississippi condemned fraternity members last week for posing with guns in front of a bullet-riddled memorial to the slain 14-year-old civil rights icon Emmett Till, he defended the campus investigation and the...
JT 🌹This is really damning. How are any of us who work on this campus, who do antiracist work on this campus, who work with students affected by racism on this campus, supposed to have any trust in our leadership?
An out-of-the-way border station in the desert outside of El Paso has become the epicenter of outrage over the Trump administration’s policies on the southwest border.
JT 🌹Warren Binford, director of the clinical law program at Willamette University, said that in all her years of visiting detention and shelter facilities, she had never encountered conditions so bad: “My God, these are babies...They are keeping babies here"
JT 🌹"What, to the American slave, is your 4th of July? I answer: a day that reveals to him, more than all other days in the year, the gross injustice and cruelty to which he is the constant victim...
The popular knitting site Ravelry (eight million followers) has banned expressions of support for Donald Trump or the Trump administration from its site. The ban is based on a pre-existing site policy banning support for white supremacy. It’s...
JT 🌹Supporting Trump makes you a white supremacist, whether you think of yourself as one or not. Trumpism is an authoritarian ethno-nationalist movement, whose core principle is that America is and should be a country run by and for white people...
After years of inspecting ICE facilities, Dr. Scott Allen and Dr. Pamela McPherson became whistleblowers, speaking out against immigrant family detention. But the Trump administration has laid the groundwork for policies that could expand the...
JT 🌹The facilities where US Immigration and Customs Enforcement detains immigrant families are concentration camps. Period.
Mississippi borrowers have significantly lower incomes and are much more likely to be denied for a loan than other Americans.
JT 🌹In Mississippi, more than 35 percent of mortgage applications submitted by African Americans were denied, compared to 16 percent of home loans denied to white applicants.This is the highest rate of loan denials to African Americans in the US.
Joint Intelligence Bulletin issued in March says Russian hacking efforts were wide-ranging.
JT 🌹"The FBI and DHS assess that Russian government cyber actors probably conducted research and reconnaissance against all US states’ election networks leading up to the 2016 Presidential elections."
W. E. B. Du Bois's <cite>Black Reconstruction in America</cite> thrust African Americans into the role of historical actors and showed that the black freedom struggle has always been one for radical democracy.
JT 🌹Great essay on the continued significance of Du Bois's Black Reconstruction in America.
I use this text across many of my courses: from selected chapters for Intro and my race course, to the entire text for stratification.
Maybe his single greatest book
Dear University Community,
I write to you today not just as the
Highest paid president of a private
University in the whole goddamned country,
JT 🌹Spot on
"The university pledges to continue to
Promise that it will create a more diverse
And inclusive community,
While not actually doing anything at all,
Apart from the occasional email
From yours truly about the
Importance of dialogues"