Only in America
Yale University is scrapping its renowned freshman course “Introduction to Art History: Renaissance to the Present,” in response to what the Yale Daily News calls “student uneasiness” about the “overwhelmingly white, straight, European, and male” artists featured. Professor Tim Barringer says he will teach the course for the final time this year, with a new emphasis on “gender, class, and race,” and with climate change as a “key theme.”
A Detroit man who successfully sued his employer for racial discrimination says his bank called the police on him when he tried to cash his settlement checks. Sauntore Thomas, 44, says a teller at his local TCF Bank asked him “Where did you get this money?” and called the cops. Thomas is now suing TCF for racial discrimination.