Half of Sikh children reported that they are bullied in school, according to a study released Thursday – a number that rises to more than two-thirds if they wear a turban that covers their long, uncut hair in accordance with their religion.
The study also found that Sept. 11, 2001 attacks are an important factor driving persecution of children wearing traditional garb. They endure bullying rates twice the national average, the report found.
“For two years we got bullied, came home crying every day,” a Sikh student, who is identified only by his initials LS, said in the report, titled Go Home Terrorist. “I was in 5th grade [in California], and my dad took us to a barber shop, and he was like ‘it’s today.’ My mom was crying, my dad was crying.” It was the day he cut his hair.
This is a film I found at an estate sale on the south side of Chicago. It merely said “Chicago” and “Print 1” on the canister. I bought it because I was intrigued as to what might live inside.
Well, its hard to say exactly what this is. Its a film by the Chicago Board Of Education, produced sometime in the 1940s. I only know this because the narrator died in a horrible plane wreck around that time. Its hard to say the purpose of the film; it could be geared towards tourism or to entice companies to come to Chicago. This film could have just been used in the classroom. I’m not entirely sure.
The great thing about this film reel, is all the different views of the city they give. If you have any more info on this, I would love to know!
There is some absolutely beautiful footage of Chicago in this piece. What a treasure, so glad it was unearthed! Watch the film below!
Denmark was well aware that it didn’t have the military power to fight the Nazis, so the plan was to surrender and cooperate with them. However, they also knew what the Nazis did to Jews, so when reports came in that the Nazis were on their way the Danish government immediately got hold of 99% of Danish Jews and shipped them off to neutral Sweden in the dead of night. (Unlike in this comic though, the Jews knew where they were going and why)
This of course also means the Jewish community in Denmark is pretty small today.
“A psychologist said to me, there are only two important questions you have to ask yourself. What do you really feel? And, what do you really want? If you can answer those two, you probably can leave your neuroses behind you.”
Rest in peace, Harold Ramis. You will be greatly missed.
I’ve been wracking my brain trying to figure out why the hell I would do that weird move and the only thing I can think of is I think the guy (who’s off camera in this shot) might have said something that bothered me but because I had to keep smiling and laughing I tried to do it in a mocking way to convey to him my displeasure. Seeing it now, I am sure the message was not received. Now I wonder how many other times my body language is totally off.
"I’ve always believed that they have to invite teachers into the discussion to help design policy. We would never let businessmen design warheads; why would you cut out educators when you’re designing education policy?"