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School named after Jefferson Davis to be renamed after Barack Obama

School named after Jefferson Davis to be renamed after Barack Obama

Well, the students at Jefferson Davis Magnet School in MS know what that's like. Stakeholders voted for the name change on October 5 at the Jackson Davis Public Schools Board of Trustees meeting. A demographic breakdown of Davis Magnet's enrollment for the 2017 school lists 98 percent of the school's students as black. "Having a school where there was input from parents, teachers and students - along with the school board - it seems like a model for how these decisions should be approached ...


Ontario says Quebec law on religious neutrality violates charter rights

Ontario says Quebec law on religious neutrality violates charter rights

So and as an example, a Muslim woman who teaches at a public high school in Montreal can not cover her face while taking the subway to her job or while working at her job. "I think it is important to acknowledge that the Muslim community is facing a very significant amount of hate and Islamophobia, and it is up to all of us to stand in solidarity with the community", he said.


Kenny Chesney to perform at Miller Park in April

Kenny Chesney to perform at Miller Park in April

Tickets for next year's show go on sale to the public on October 27. Tickets will go on sale at later date. This time around he'll be joined by one of the hottest young country singers around, Thomas Rhett , along with Old Dominion and Brandon Lay .


Passengers Accuse Airasia Crew Of Setting Off Panic During Plane's Rapid Descent

Passengers Accuse Airasia Crew Of Setting Off Panic During Plane's Rapid Descent

Chris Jeanes told NBC News that AirAsia workers sprinted down aisle shouting "emergency, brace, crash positions" about 25 minutes after the plane took off from Perth , Australia. Several flights have been forced back to Australia in recent months, including an AirAsia Gold Coast to Kuala Lumpur service in July that the carrier said was involved in a suspected bird strike.


Beware: Nearly Half of Voters Think Media Fabricate Anti-Trump Stories

Beware: Nearly Half of Voters Think Media Fabricate Anti-Trump Stories

Approval for Trump's handling of the response has dropped precipitously among Hispanics - from 49 percent in September to 22 percent in the new poll, CNN reported. The poll comes after Trump tweeted last week that licenses should be challenged and revoked, if appropriate. More Trump voters and Republicans would like to see the federal government with that power, but not enough to make a majority.