Code Switch http://wrkf.org en Dress Codes Are Open To Interpretation — And A Lot Of Contention http://wrkf.org/post/dress-codes-are-open-interpretation-and-lot-contention <a href="http://www.myfoxtwincities.com/story/25951237/bar-louies-dress-code-policy-denounced-as-overtly-racist">A Minneapolis nightspot</a> called Bar Louie landed in the news after some local residents took issue with its new dress code.<p><em>No flat-billed hats. No long white T-shirts. No large chains. No sleeveless under shirts. No athletic apparel. No sports jerseys without collars. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 18:17:00 +0000 Gene Demby 29206 at http://wrkf.org Dress Codes Are Open To Interpretation — And A Lot Of Contention Mary Hamilton, The Woman Who Put The 'Miss' In Court http://wrkf.org/post/mary-hamilton-woman-who-put-miss-court When the U.S. Supreme Court issues a ruling, its decisions can carry weight for generations. Fri, 12 Jul 2013 06:48:00 +0000 editor 13232 at http://wrkf.org Mary Hamilton, The Woman Who Put The 'Miss' In Court Legalese Aside, How Do We Talk About Race Nowadays? http://wrkf.org/post/legalese-aside-how-do-we-talk-about-race-nowadays This was a week in which the country was reminded of our continuing struggle with race — and how we're still not quite sure how to talk about it.<p>The conversation started with the actions of the Supreme Court: A key provision of the Voting Rights Act <a href="http://www.npr.org/2013/06/25/195599353/supreme-court-up-to-congress-to-fix-voting-rights-act">was dismantled</a>, and the University of Texas was <a href="http://www.npr.org/2013/06/24/195272169/justices-send-affirmative-action-case-back-to-lower-court">told to re-evaluate</a> its affirmative action policy.<p>But it soon moved to event Sat, 29 Jun 2013 23:07:00 +0000 editor 12682 at http://wrkf.org Legalese Aside, How Do We Talk About Race Nowadays?