controversy

“White Privilege Survey” homework controversy

Aloha, Ore. (KATU) — “White Privilege Survey” — a one page questionnaire with a provocative title. Professor Randy Blazak said, “Education is supposed to be provocative. I mean the way we get people to kinda challenge assumptions about the world is to …

Free speech organizations speaking out against OSF

Ashland, Ore. — A coalition of free speech organizations is denouncing the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. The move comes after OSF executives instructed staff not to patronize an Ashland bookstore after a dispute over a banned book. Six organizations signed the National Coalition …

“Black Olives Matter” shirt causes controversy

Albuquerque, N.M. (KOAT) — Paisano’s Restaurant in Albuquerque is once again at the center of controversy after putting “Black Olives Matter” on its sign to promote a dish. It’s now selling t-shirts, which isn’t sitting well with some in town. “It’s just …

Melania’s speech: Who said what?

Cleveland, Ohio (NBC News) — The big story out of Cleveland Tuesday afternoon is how parts of Melania Trump’s Monday night speech may have been plagiarized from Michelle Obama’s 2008 speech. Their words are undeniably similar, with certain phrases matching word for …