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A member of the Florida State University system Board of Governors said during a meeting Tuesday that the gender wage gap is caused by genetics, and not the systemic social and economic causes that continue to favor men over women in the workplace.
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US Representative Cedric Richmond of Louisiana (Photo credit should read Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)
Cedric L. Richmond, Democratic Representative from New Orleans and chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, wrote a three-page letter Wednesday to Donald Trump declining his invitation to meet with the CBC and outlining the many reasons why the group as a whole is saying no.
Dr Ruth Simmons (Prairie View A&M University)
Dr. Ruth Simmons, who retired as the president of the Ivy League’s Brown University in 2012, has been named interim president of Prairie View A&M University in Texas, replacing President George Wright, who announced on June 12 that he would be stepping down after 14 years to return to teaching history.
Andre Iguodala #9 of the Golden State Warriors (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
Golden State Warriors player Andre Iguodala took to the airwaves of a Bay Area radio station Tuesday morning to calm down fans who are worried about his impending free agency that begins July 1.
Kevin Durant (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Kevin Durant is reportedly planning to opt-out of his player option with the Golden State Warriors for the 2017-2018 season and become an unrestricted free agent on July 1, but he will still sign and stay on with the team that he won his first ever NBA championship with.
Members of the Asian-American rock band “The Slants” (Anthony Pidgeon/Getty Images)
The United States Supreme Court ruled unanimously Monday that the government cannot refuse to register a trademark because some may find the trademarked words offensive, saying that the disparagement clause of the copyright law is not an anti-discrimination clause, but rather a “happy-talk” clause.
A woman who experienced medical distress shortly after entering an airplane bathroom was reportedly dragged partially clothed down the aisle of the crowded commercial airline, much to the horror of other passengers, so that EMTs could render medical aid to her outside the plane.
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