03-24-2019  4:07 pm      •     

 

We have heard stories of horror, murder, refugees, and systematic repression — now we hear of revolution

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Stacy M. Brown 

After the Springfield race riots of 1908, “People got together around the country, especially throughout Illinois, and said again enough is enough."

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Many facets of the justice system have taken heavy financial and social tolls on individuals struggling with addiction and mental illness

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Melissa Martin, Ph.D., is an author, columnist, and educator 

Random Acts of Kindness Day is February 17, 2019. There are scientifically proven benefits to being kind.

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Egyptian gardens were considered sacred and designs were based on religious beliefs

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Dr. Elizabeth V. Primas, Program Director for the NNPA ESSA Awareness Campaign 

Research shows that just one year with a bad teacher can put a child three years behind.

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Black millennials face an uphill climb 

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Ideology – not science or economics – is driving the push to destroy the Snake River dams

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Even though Haitians shed blood for American independence, the U.S. in its foreign policy has always held hostility toward Haiti

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Donald Trump has made a mess of negotiations with Congress

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