Stand Up, Take It Down discusses how white supremacy is sold and packaged abroad. The Confederate Battle Flag was first used during the American Civil War but didn’t become popular until after it. It was widely used after D.W. Griffith directed Birth of a Nation, and it became more widely known at an international level after Dukes of Hazzard. After living in Mississippi I relocated to Buenos Aires where I first saw the Confederate flag on people’s clothing. Though racial relations are different in Argentina, people of color still find themselves facing......
CNN commentator and former Pennsylvania GOP Sen. Rick Santorum suggested students protesting for gun control legislation would be better served by taking CPR classes and preparing for active shooter scenarios.
"How about kids instead of looking to someone else to solve their problem, do something about maybe taking CPR classes or trying to deal with situations that when there is a violent shooter that you can actually respond to that," Santorum said on CNN's "State of the Union."...