Thursday, January 21, 2016

W.E.B. Du Bois and Max Weber

In chapter 6 of his book The Scholar Denied, Aldon Morris discusses the connection between W.E.B. Du Bois and Max Weber. Here I read a portion of this very interesting chapter.

New Buffalo Bills Assistant Coach Kathryn Smith in the News

Kathryn Smith is in the news. Her new position with the Buffalo Bills is quality control coach for the special teams unit. This is getting a lot of attention because she is the first woman to be a full-time assistant coach in the NFL. A sampling of the headlines with links to the stories:

"Bills make NFL history by hiring first full-time female assistant coach" - Buffalo News

"Kathryn Smith hired by Bills as NFL's first full-time female coach" - ESPN

"Kathryn Smith Makes History As NFL's First Female Full-Time Coach" - NPR

"Kathryn Smith becomes NFL's first full-time female coach" - BBC

"Buffalo Bills Hire First Full-Time Woman Coach In NFL History"- Huffington Post

"Bills hire NFL's first female full-time assistant coach" - USA Today

"Buffalo Bills promote Kathryn Smith to first full-time female NFL coach" - Mashable

"Breaking the NFL's Glass Ceiling" - The Atlantic

"Buffalo Adds Woman to Coaching Staff" - New York Times

Here's how the Buffalo Bills Twitter account characterized it: