In the past 20 years, do Black Americans face greater barriers than Italian immigrants did a century earlier, or Irish immigrants before them? Do Black Americans today face greater barriers than newly-arriving immigrants? While not ignoring the structural barriers they did — and still do — face, Black Americans should heed the immigrant experience and rely on themselves, their families and their communal organizations. Despite America’s warts, individual effort and perseverance continue to be rewarded, and embracing these ideals must be part of any effective strategy for change. … [Read more...] about Immigrant history shows not all whites had white-skinned ‘privilege’
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Takedown 2/4: Modern Warfare 2 intel 8/45After you pass the fence with the rabid dog behind, clear the enemies and climb the stairs, then take a left. Fight through the enemies until the path forces you to take a U-turn. There should be another Brazil flag hanging from a balcony on your left-hand side, while in front of you there should be a ladder. Climb the ladder and the intel is on a table through the open door in front of you, provided you've killed the enemy inside. … [Read more...] about Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 intel locations: A complete guide to all remastered campaign collectibles
Reptiles, for example, originally encompassed lizards, snakes, turtles and crocodiles. Birds were considered distinct. Over time, however, scientists found that crocodiles were more closely related to birds than either of them were to other reptiles. (This was found first via morphological studies but later well-confirmed via molecular analysis, Baum said.) This left taxonomists in a quandary about what the grouping "reptile" should refer to, as one of its core members was now seen to be more closely related to an outsider, Baum said. … [Read more...] about What is taxonomy?
As the builder and the "bank", Habitat homeownership stands out from the standard home-buying experience. "We calculate payments at 30% of your household income. It's the combination of buying a house UNDER market value combined with financial benefits that results in total cost savings that are nearly 3X GREATER than the initial cost of the home," she explained. … [Read more...] about Housatonic Habitat to host open house on August 8
So the couple have agreed to install a bat box for them on a nearby tree. The star is demolishing two paddocks on the estate to build a garage, garden store and workshop. … [Read more...] about Gary Barlow wins row to extend £6million mansion – after bats hold up his plans
Google might collect far more personal data about its users than you might even realize. The company records every search you perform and every YouTube video you watch. Whether you have an iPhone ($699 at Apple) or an Android, Google Maps logs everywhere you go, the route you use to get there and how long you stay -- even if you never open the app. When you look closer at everything Google knows about you, the results can be eye-opening, and maybe even a little unsettling. Thankfully, there's something you can do about it. … [Read more...] about Google collects a frightening amount of data about you. You can find and delete it now