by Jim Thompson
In The Atlantic, ACS President Caroline Fredrickson denounces the treatment of adjunct professors at many universities, arguing that colleges may be evading their legal responsibilities as employers.
Jason Rosenbaum at NPR provides an overview of the Ferguson Commission Report released Monday morning. The 189-page document offers recommendations for addressing the city’s systemic racial discrimination problems.
In The Atlantic, Ta-Nehisi Coates presents a frank, honest look at the residual effects of mass incarceration on black families. When reforming our criminal justice system, he argues, we must remedy the sustained influence of prison on one’s socioeconomic standing.
Chris Johnson reports in The Washington Blade that the governor and attorney general of Mississippi intend to defend in court the state law banning same-sex couples from adopting children.