Analysis of Google Trends: Blackface and its recent correlation with politics

Recent Blackface Controversy A third of Americans say that wearing blackface as a Halloween costume is okay, a recent Pew Research Center poll says. The poll was conducted shortly after a photo of Gov. Ralph Northam’s medical school yearbook from 1984 of a student in blackface and a student in Ku Klux Klan uniform surfaced … More Analysis of Google Trends: Blackface and its recent correlation with politics

Quinn: MAP grants critical for low-income students

By Gabriela Kieta Gov. Pat Quinn visited DePaul University’s Loop campus on Wednesday to discuss how pension reform is harming the Monetary Award Program (MAP) college scholarships and access to higher education in Illinois. “This is so important to our state, not only in the past, but certainly now and in the future,” Quinn said. … More Quinn: MAP grants critical for low-income students