10-17-2017  11:53 am      •     
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U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

On Dick Gregory's Birthday

Dr. Barbara Reynolds recalls Gregory's encouragement to write about 'the seen and the unseen' ...

Parents Deserve “Real” School Choice

Dr. Elizabeth Primas challenges Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on school choice. ...

The Fight to Protect Voting Rights Continues #StayWoke

Derrick Johnson, the interim president and CEO of the NAACP, talks about the fight to protect voting rights ...

Lessons From Vanport: Don’t Let History Wash Away

Portland resident Muyoka Mwarabu writes about discovering Portland's Black history ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

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Is 'Big Brother' Racially Biased?
Differences in marijuana arrests raise real questions about the many ways that data may be used to discriminate… To check the details click here





Zero Tolerance Discipline Policies: A Failing Idea, by Marian Wright Edelman
Added together, the tens of thousands of suspensions—many for minor infractions—have an enormous negative impact… To read all about it click here




Self-Defense or Murder? George Zimmerman Goes on Trial
The case has sparked protests and ignited a national debate about race and gun laws… To read the whole story click here




Cicely Tyson, Cyndi Lauper Take Tonys
Tyson's best actress award is for her portrayal of a widow returning to her hometown in 'The Trip to Bountiful'… To check it out click here






         


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