‘Keep Marysville white’: racist remark by would-be councilor shocks Michigan city

A question about diversity in a candidates forum produced a jaw-dropping response from first-time candidate Jean Cramer For the first hour of the election forum in Marysville, Michigan, on Thursday night the debate between the five candidates for a city council seat dealt with the local subjects you might expect how to improve Little League fields, new real estate developments and the like. Then the question came: Do you believe the diversity of our community needs to be looked at? First to answer was Jean Cramer, a local resident running her first political campaign. She replied: Keep Marysville a white community as much as possible. Her response, reported by the Original Article : HERE ; The Ultimate Survival Food: The …

The world is scary for girls. But there’s never been a better time to parent

I cant shield my daughter from sexism and racism. But she will be more empowered to confront it than I ever was A few months ago I met my husband and five-year-old daughter at one of those soft-play centres. This one has two storeys of obstacle course for the kids behind a floor-to-ceiling net on one side; and on the other side, Wifi and cheap wine for the parents. While my husband had been working at a small table, our daughter had befriended two kids a brother and sister in the ball pit. That boy keeps asking me to play a game with him and I dont want to, she came out and told us. Thats OK, I said. You …