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Christopher Ferguson 

In the wake of the El Paso shooting, a familiar trope has reemerged: Often, when a young man is the shooter, people try to blame the tragedy on violent video games and other forms of media

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Tyler TerMeer, Executive Director, Cascade AIDS Project 

I’m writing this open letter to our community on behalf of Cascade AIDS Project (CAP) to acknowledge that our work with the Black community in Portland has been lacking

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Lakisha Young 

Young understands the anxiety parents feel not knowing whether their children will have to enroll in a low-performing neighborhood school. Her personal experience led her to organize other parents and teach them how to advocate for their children.

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Florida’s “current plan includes features that contradict common sense, expert opinion, popular will, and the intent of the ESSA," said Dr. Rosa Castro Feinberg

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Donald Hense 

Donald Hense and his team celebrated, when five of Friendship’s 12 D.C. schools were rated the highest of three ratings a charter school can earn.

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A unique program in Virginia Beach public schools includes 28 Military Family Life Counselors, who work to support students. One mother talked about the fears her five-year-old daughter had while her father was deployed.

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Stacy M. Brown 

The people who are jailed or threatened with jail often are the most vulnerable Americans living paycheck to paycheck, one emergency away from financial catastrophe.

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By Dr. L. LaSimba M. Gray Jr., NNPA 

With a 7 p.m. parade down Beale Street to Church Park, Memphis celebrated the birth of Robert Reid Church Sr. as a part of the Memphis Bicentennial

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New university studies track high costs of discriminatory housing

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Ricki Fairley, Vice President, Sisters Network, Inc. 

An estimated 6,540 deaths from breast cancer are expected to occur among Black women in 2019.

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