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How white parents can teach their kids to be anti-racist
In the wake of millions of people taking to the streets to protest police brutality against black Americans — the most recent example of which involved the killing of George Floyd — and demand racial justice, white parents raising white children want to know how they can encourage the next generation to do better. The key: teaching anti-racism. As activist, scholar and writer Angela Davis has stated, “In a racist society, it is not enough to be non-racist, we must be anti-racist.”
After the death of George Floyd, Black Lives Matter activists have taken to streets across the country, protesting police brutality.
In Nevada, peaceful protests have escalated into violent clashes, with both officers and protesters reporting injuries. In the midst of chaos, we sit down with both sides to discuss the history of police brutality and the best way for our state to move forward.
How to protest (safely) in Las Vegas during a pandemic
As protesters continue taking to the Las Vegas streets to speak out against police brutality against black Americans following the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis Police last month, there have been quite a few risks to consider.
End of the Line: Two Former Foes on the Death of the 'Water Grab'
On May 21, during an otherwise business-as-usual meeting, the Southern Nevada Water Authority board of directors voted to indefinitely defer its groundwater development project, which opponents had dubbed the “water grab.”
UNLV aims for combination of remote, in-person classes
The University of Nevada, Las Vegas, plans in-person instruction for the fall semester but also will offer more remote course offerings to “reduce population density and minimize the risk of COVID-19 transmission on our campuses,” Chris Heavey, UNLV’s interim executive vice president and provost wrote in a May 28 letter to students.
The curfews that rolled out across the country this week in reaction to police brutality protests mark a tragic milestone: Not since the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. have so many cities ordered simultaneous curfews.