Kimberlé Crenshaw — a top scholar of critical race theory — explains intersectionality: the framework she coined to understand how people’s differing identities give rise to unique experiences of discrimination and privilege.
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Reed Moore’s Daily Rundown
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Crunchy and sweet – a favorite combo of today’s news: Take a deep dive into the local controversy surrounding critical race theory, read about Black baseball in Omaha, and learn why 6,000 Omahans lost power this morning.
~ Harper’s Index Facts of The Day ~
- Percentage of U.S. electric-car owners who are concerned about being able to charge their vehicles on the road: 47
- Portion of U.S. electric-car charging outlets that are in California: 1/3
- That support only Tesla vehicles: 1/5
Sources: 1. McKinsey & Company (NYC); 2. & 3. U.S. Department of Energy (Washington)
- Take a deep dive into critical race theory, and the local controversy surrounding it, with NOISE Omaha.
- 6,000 Omaha Public Power District customers lose power following thunderstorms this morning.
- As the College World Series continues, learn about the history of Black baseball in Omaha.
- There’s a new coffee shop in the Metro. Here’s what you need to know about Zen Coffee Company.
- Jeffrey Gorley is Omaha Housing Authority’s new public safety director.
- Ninety-four years ago today, a fire ravaged Ak-Sar-Ben Den, located at 20th and Burdette streets.
- The Environmental Protection Agency demands repairs to Cherry County’s Snake River.
- On June 30, the federal eviction moratorium will end. Here’s how to access rental assistance in Nebraska.
- The Associated Press covers Gov. Pete Ricketts’ defense of his choice to deploy state patrol troopers to Texas.
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