Sure, there were the RBG bobbleheads, the Halloween getups, the lace collars, the workout videos. First as a litigator who fought tenaciously for the courts to recognize equal rights for women, one case at a time, and later as the second woman to sit on the hallowed bench of the Supreme Court, Ginsburg left a legacy of achievement in gender equality that had women of varied ages and backgrounds grasping for words this weekend to describe what she meant to them. “She was my teacher in so many ways,” said Gloria Steinem, the nation’s most visible feminist leader, in an interview.
Iran said Sunday its arch-foe the United States is facing "maximum isolation" after major powers dismissed a unilateral US declaration that UN sanctions on Tehran were back in force.
Bahrain broke up a plot by militants backed by Iran to launch attacks on diplomats and foreigners in the island nation home to the U.S. Navy's 5th Fleet, Saudi state television and local media reported Sunday, just days after the kingdom normalized relations with Israel. Details about the claimed plot remained scarce Sunday night as Bahrain's Interior Ministry and its state media did not publicly acknowledge the arrests.
Mary Hartnett, one of her two authorized biographers, visited Ginsburg in mid-August at her longtime home in the Watergate apartment complex next to the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington. “She was trying very hard to treat this, and essentially her body just gave out,” Hartnett said. Hartnett, who wore a mask and tested negative for the coronavirus before visiting, said the justice was continuing to do court work.
“The SAT is emblematic of higher education’s failure to keep up with the times...Just the stuff that systemic racism thrives on.”
“These tests create unnecessary stress for young people already dealing with mental health challenges.”
“Dropping the SAT requirement makes it harder for colleges to compare applicants against a common standard.”
“The best predictor of college success overall is a simple one: high school grades.”
“What matters more is a broader push to help minority students get better educations.”