A Department of Education official suggested that “90 percent” of all campus rapes aren’t real – Salon.com

As Besty DeVos prepares to meet with sexual assault advocacy groups — an approach criticized for its planned meetings with those accused of rape — a top official at the Department of Education suggested “90 percent” of sexual assault allegations on college campuses, “fall into the category of ‘we were both drunk,’” in an interview. Candice E. Jackson, […]

Morehouse College President: We Got Played

Aude Guerrucci-Pool/Getty Images There is an old African proverb that has been passed down from the ancestors through generations of black people that goes like this: “Never trust anyone who lets people put their feet on the couch.” After meeting with the Trump administration for two days and reviewing Cheddar Bob’s executive order on HBCUs, […]

Betsy DeVos Is Coming For Your Children

Image by Jim Cooke, photo via Getty Even among all the billionaires, ideologues, and straight-up racist goons Donald Trump has nominated for his cabinet, Betsy DeVos, who was confirmed earlier this week as the Secretary of Education, stands out for how seemingly unqualified she is. As the doomed critics of her nomination were quick to […]

If Republicans won’t take a stand on someone as incompetent as Betsy DeVos, what will they take a stand on? – LA Times

  Surely there are more than two Republican senators who are smart enough to realize that Betsy DeVos is neither qualified nor competent  to lead the U.S. Department of Education. Which makes her confirmation Tuesday all the more maddening. For all of President Donald Trump’s talk as a candidate about disrupting Washington as usual, there […]

Group Funded By Trump’s Education Secretary Pick: ‘Bring Back Child Labor’ | The Huffington Post

A think tank funded by Donald Trump’s Secretary of Education pick recently advocated for putting kids back in the workforce. The Acton Institute, a conservative nonprofit that is said to have received thousands of dollars in donations from Betsy DeVos and her family, posted an essay to its blog this month that called child labor “a gift our […]