6 Minutes On The History Of Breast-Feeding And How It Relates To Modern Moms

Over the past 80 million years, not much has changed with the basic biological function of breast-feeding. The only thing that's really changed is the debate about breast-feeding vs. formula. (For the record, I know what matters is that each mom makes the decision that's best for herself and her baby.) I'm a dude, so I didn't know about a lot of this stuff. There's some really cool information about breast-feeding, formula, different types of milk, and some of the debates surrounding breast-feeding.

6 Minutes On The History Of Breast-Feeding And How It Relates To Modern Moms

This article originally appeared on 01.09.18

Why should a superintendent get a raise while teachers in the same district struggling to make ends meet see their paychecks flatline — year after year after year?

Teacher Deyshia Hargrave begged the question. Minutes later, she was handcuffed and placed in the backseat of a cop car.

The scene was captured below by YouTube user Chris Rosa, who attended a board meeting for Vermilion Parish Schools in Louisiana.

You can watch Hargrave begin speaking about 33 seconds in. The situation starts becoming contentious around 6:35 minutes. Hargrave is arrested at 8:35, and then walked outside in handcuffs and placed in the back of police vehicle. (Story continues below.)

"We work very hard with very little to maintain the salaries that we have," Hargrave, who teaches middle school language arts, said during a public comment portion of the meeting, stating that she's seen classroom sizes balloon during her time at the school with no increased compensation. "We're meeting those goals, while someone in that position of leadership [the superintendent] is getting raise? It's a sad, sad day to be a teacher in Vermilion Parish."

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