If You Don’t Know! Morning News & Politics: President Obama Announces $100 Million HIV Research Initiative…AND MORE!

In Nonsensical News on December 3, 2013 at 4:44 pm

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On Monday, President Obama announced a new initiative to support HIV research, saying his administration is redirecting $100 million into the National Institutes of Health to find a new generation of therapies to cure the virus. “The United States should be at the forefront of new discoveries into how to put HIV into long-term remission without requiring lifelong therapies, or better yet, eliminate it completely,” Obama said. Read about it here…[AP]

The irony. A black professor at Minneapolis Community and Technical College was reprimanded by university officials after trying to explain structural racism to two white students in her Introduction to Mass Communication course. After a student defensively asked her why they discuss race in every class, she tried to explain that she was not referring to them personally, but a system of white oppression. When she realized the students weren’t listening to…

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