Tag: resignation

Newfields Director Charles Venable Has Resigned After Posting a Job Ad That Sparked Allegations of Racism

Charles Venable has resigned as director and CEO of Newfields after the Indianapolis museum posted a job listing that sparked widespread criticism. The post said the candidate for the director job should seek to “attract a broader and more diverse audience while maintaining the…

/ February 17, 2021
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‘Sick Of Fighting’: Racism To Be Addressed In New AFL Documentary

Amazon Prime Carlton player Eddie Betts stars in AFL’s new seven-part docu-series, 'Making Their Mark'.The AFL’s new seven-part docu-series, ‘Making Their Mark’, will address some of the racism faced by players when it releases next month. The trailer for the…

/ February 15, 2021
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Sam Newman’s Claims Lumumba Gave Himself Nickname Backfires: ‘It’s Proof Club Bosses Knew’

Héritier Lumumba says a resurfaced AFL player profile which lists “The Chimp” as his nickname proves Collingwood officials knew about the term, despite constantly denying they’d heard it.  The 2007 pamphlet, that was circulated at games, was tweeted by football…

/ February 11, 2021
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Reports: Biden’s DOJ to ask 56 Trump-era attorneys to resign

President Biden's Department of Justice plans to this week ask for the resignation of the vast majority of U.S. attorneys appointed during the Trump administration, CNN first reported on Monday night.Why it matters: The move is expected to affect 56…

/ February 9, 2021
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The Guerrilla Girls Canceled Their Book Contract With Phaidon Over Billionaire Owner Leon Black’s ‘Shady Dealings’ With Jeffrey Epstein

The Guerrilla Girls are once again calling on New York’s Museum of Modern Art to remove chairman Leon Black from its board due to his longstanding ties to the late sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. The anonymous feminist art collective also canceled their 2018 book…

/ February 2, 2021
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Ukraine Unveils Plans for a $100 Million Interactive Holocaust Memorial, But Faces Criticism Over Director’s Proposal to Experiment on Visitors

As the world recognizes Holocaust Remembrance Day, the Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Center in Kiev has unveiled plans for a major—and highly unconventional—memorial and museum complex in Babyn Yar, a ravine outside the Ukrainian city where Nazis executed 100,000 people. The $100…

/ January 27, 2021
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Newly declassified report lays out U.S. strategy in Asia

The Trump administration has declassified a report which lays out its Indo-Pacific strategy, including “accelerating India’s rise,” blocking China from establishing “illiberal spheres of influence,” and maintaining “U.S. strategic primacy” in the region, according to a copy viewed by Axios.Why…

/ January 12, 2021
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West Virginia state lawmaker resigns after stomring U.S. Capitol during riot

Derrick Evans, the West Virginia lawmaker who filmed himself storming the U.S. Capitol during Wednesday's deadly siege, resigned from the state's House of Delegates on Saturday.Why it matters: Evans, who faced calls to resign from those on both sides of…

/ January 9, 2021
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Carl Bernstein Says Latest Trump Tapes Are ‘Far Worse’ Than Watergate

The leaked tapes of Donald Trump trying to pressure Georgia’s secretary of state to overturn the president’s election defeat are “far worse” than what occurred in the Watergate scandal, journalist Carl Bernstein said Sunday. Bernstein, whose reporting of the 1972 political…

/ January 4, 2021
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The Founding Curator of the Nelson-Atkins Photography Department Has Resigned in Protest of Layoffs at the Museum

Keith F. Davis, the founding curator of the photography department at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, has resigned his position in protest of layoffs at the institution. Davis had spent 10 days fighting to save the job…

/ November 6, 2020
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LACMA Trustee Tom Gores Has Resigned From the Museum’s Board After Activists Decried the Billionaire’s Prison Investments

Criminal justice activists have prevailed in their efforts to oust NBA team owner Tom Gores from the board of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art due to his investment firm’s ownership of a prison telephone company. The 56-year-old billionaire…

/ October 9, 2020
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What Sessions’ Resignation Means for the Mueller Investigation | Op-Ed | NowThis

All Americans should be concerned' — Here's what the forced resignation of Jeff Sessions means for the future of the Russia investigation, according to Nicole Austin-Hillery. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigned last week after the…

/ November 13, 2018