Category: Brooklyn

Nearly 100,000 Brooklyn Voters Got Wrong Ballot Return Envelopes
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Nearly 100,000 Brooklyn Voters Got Wrong Ballot Return Envelopes

The New York City Board of Elections on Tuesday admitted that nearly 100,000 Brooklyn voters received absentee ballot return envelopes with the wrong address and names labeled on them. CNN reports: Valerie Vazquez-Diaz, a spokesperson for the board, told CNN the issue affected 99,477 voters. She blamed a third-party vendor, Phoenix Graphics, which had been contracted to print…

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Brooklyn College Education Prof. Claims Math Is ‘White Supremacist Patriarchy’
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Brooklyn College Education Prof. Claims Math Is ‘White Supremacist Patriarchy’

Brooklyn College Professor of Math Education Laurie Rubel argued this week on Twitter that the mathematical equation 2+2=4 “reeks of white supremacist patriarchy.” Rubel’s tweet was retweeted and promoted by several academics at universities and colleges around the nation. According to a report by Campus Reform, Brooklyn College Professor Laurie Rubel, who teaches math education,…

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