Breaking News

This page features brief excerpts of stories published by the mainstream media and, less frequently, blogs, alternative media, and even obviously biased sources. The excerpts are taken directly from the websites cited in each source note. Quotation marks are not used.

  • Florida to replace Confederate statue in US Capitol

    A statue of Confederate Gen. Edmund Kirby Smith will be replaced with one of Mary McLeod Bethune, who founded a school that would eventually become historically black Bethune-Cookman University in Daytona Beach, Florida.

  • ‘Colorado College’s Own Harvey Weinstein’

    Investigation documents how an early president of the college harassed and assaulted numerous women. Board strips his name from two buildings and revokes his honorary degree.