The film “Dear White People,” which received a limited national release is billed as “a satire about being a black face in a white place.” “People do not see anything wrong with the microaggressions they commit,” “That’s a problem hopefully this movie can really address. Once you understand what you’re doing is wrong, hopefully you will stop doing it.”
“No Means No.”
For the last two decades, that’s been the slogan of choice for sexual assault prevention efforts, and just a few months ago it seemed like a perfect fit for the new organization. But in the weeks leading up to No Means No’s official launch, the organization began having second thoughts.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Dozens of Harvard Law School faculty members are asking the university to withdraw its new sexual misconduct policy, saying that it violates basic principles of fairness and would do more harm than good.
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UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State was one of 31 institutions nationwide named to the 2014 list of “Colleges and Universities Committed to Diversity” at the 15th annual Minority Access National Role Models Conference earlier this month.
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Pakistani teen Malala Yousafzai, who was shot in the head by the Taliban for advocating girls’ education, and Indian children’s rights advocate Kailash Satyarthi were jointly awarded the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday. Yousafzai, 17, is the youngest winner of the award. She was honored for “her heroic struggle,” said Thorbjørn Jagland, chairman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee. “Despite her youth, Malala … has shown by example that children and young people can contribute to improving their own situation.”