Who knew it was this easy to get into Stanford University?
When asked on Stanford's application, "What matters to you, and why," Muslim teen Ziad Ahmed simply wrote, "#BlackLivesMatter" exactly 100 times. And that was that. His acceptance letter arrived shortly after.
"Are you going to let politics ruin a friendship?" First of all, yes. Second of all, this is not about politics; it is about my existence as a person of color in this country. Third of all, yes. Being polite does not excuse your racism.
The countdown clock for Brexit has begun.
As decided in last summer's national referendum, British Prime Minister Theresa May signed the papers Tuesday to invoke Article 50 and begin the formal process of the United Kingdom officially withdrawing from the European Union. The letter to European Council President Donald Tusk will be delivered today.
"When people are afraid to appear for court hearings, out of fear of apprehension by immigration officials, their ability to access justice is compromised," Fairhurst wrote. "Their absence curtails the capacity of our judges, clerks and court personnel to function effectively."
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