Sport Hockey Culture: Mikki Allen looking to bring hockey to Tennessee State
How the ‘Culture War’ Could Break Democracy
Thirty years ago, sociologist James Davison Hunter popularized the concept of culture war. Today, he sees a culture war that’s gotten worse — and that spells trouble for the future of the American experiment.Hunter, a 30-something sociologist at the University of Virginia, didn’t invent the term, but his book vaulted it into the public conversation, and within a few years it was being used as shorthand for cultural flashpoints with political ramifications. He hoped that by calling attention to the dynamic, he’d help America “come to terms with the unfolding conflict” and, perhaps, defuse some of the tensions he saw bubbling.
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Anson Carter sits down with Tennessee State Athletic Director Dr. Mikki Allen about the possibility of adding hockey to the HBCU, the logistics behind it and working with the Predators to advance the game in the state
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Tennessee moves to the forefront with anti-transgender laws
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Conservative lawmakers nationwide introduced a flurry of anti-LGBTQ bills this year, but no state's political leaders have gone further than Tennessee in enacting new laws targeting transgender people. Lawmakers passed and Republican Gov. Bill Lee signed five new bills into law, consistently dismissing concerns that they discriminate against an already vulnerable population, that some of the laws are unworkable and that they could damage the state’s reputation. © Provided by Associated Press Colin Goodbred, a 22-year-old transgender student, poses on the campus of Dartmouth College, Friday, May 21, 2021, in Hanover, N.H.
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Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg worried about prosecutors getting his financial documents in 2018, ex-daughter-in-law says .
Jennifer Weisselberg says the executive struck an unusual rental agreement for her at a time when federal prosecutors were investigating Michael Cohen.In a series of interviews with Insider, Jennifer Weisselberg described in detail how the Trump Organization's chief financial officer, who is reportedly a target in the Manhattan District Attorney's investigation into the company, made an unusual housing arrangement for her as she divorced his son, Barry. The arrangement allowed Allen Weisselberg to act as a guarantor on an Upper West Side apartment without showing any proof of income, she said.