Mississippi school district pulls ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ because it ‘makes people uncomfortable’

School district pulls ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’ from reading list; ‘makes people uncomfortable,’ official says https://t.co/l5yIKIi1Ux pic.twitter.com/usLg3SZWov — AL.com (@aldotcom) October 13, 2017 Administrators at the Biloxi School District announced early this week they were pulling the novel from the 8th-grade curriculum, saying they received compaints that some of the book’s language “makes people uncomfortable.” […]

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All 50 startups from Y Combinators Summer 2017 Demo Day 1

Biotech and artificial intelligence have emerged as the top startup trends at Y Combinator‘s 25th Demo Day. The 124 companies presenting at the entrepreneur school’s twice-yearly graduation event compose YC’s largest batch from its 12.5 years running. YC partner Michael Seibel kicked off the event by reiterating the accelerator’s commitment to advancing diversity in Silicon […]

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