"Once upon a time there were two brothers. One of them went to sea, and the other became Vice President of the United States. Neither of them was ever heard of again."That's an old vaudeville joke, and it always got a laugh. It was true enough.
After the 2008 election of President Obama, many spoke of the beginning of a “post-racial” era for American life and politics. However, at least one University of Chicago professor was saying, not so fast.
Senate Democrats have turned back a Republican effort to repeal federal rules designed to prevent Internet service providers from discriminating against those who send content and other services over their networks.Republicans argued that "net neutrality" rules announced by the Federal Communication
November 2, 1948. Election night.Like the rest of the country, Chicagoans awaited news of who was going to be president. At about 10 p.m., the bulldog edition of the next day's Tribune hit the streets. The headline read "Dewey Defeats Truman."Well, that was to be expected.
A Texas affirmative action case that has the potential to rewrite law on how or whether public colleges and universities may consider race and ethnicity as a factor in admissions could be headed for the U.S.