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On The Lack of Diversity in Hollywood

A friend of mine is a part of the comedy circuit out in Los Angeles. The lack of diversity in Hollywood acting and comedy circles was one of our recent topics of conversation. That discussion has been pushed into the national spotlight by Saturday Night Live’s most recent hire.  These two articles are pertinent as well: http://defamer.gawker.com/in-the-white-room-with-black-writers-hollywoods-dive-1486789620 …

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Teachers: Overpaid or Underpaid?

Preface:The following post pertains more to public schools than private education. Many of the ideas presented are relevant for both. “Teachers are underpaid.” A common refrain, but is it true?

Report: Army has Too Many Whites, Men at the Top

Source: http://www.ohio.com/news/break_news/117541673.html The Army’s business is national defense and winning wars; they are not the “feel-good” party. The Army should be concerned with putting the best people at the top, not meeting some racial or gender quota. The Army has much more important issues to tackle (reducing government waste, improving military conduct home and abroad, …

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Do all Black and Asian People Look Alike?

To the untrained eye, yes, they actually might. According to researchers, people have difficulty distinguishing subtle differences in facial features in races outside their own. It’s much easier for an individual to recognize differences in appearance amongst one’s own race because we tend to have a deeper reservoir of interactions to draw from—more experiences provide …

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