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Here’s How Witnessing Violence Harms Children’s Mental Health

Parents are often the first to recognize their children are struggling with mental health and behavioral issues. And they could be the best providers of mental health first aid

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Why Security Measures Won’t Stop School Shootings

Some security measures seem sensible, overall there is little empirical evidence that such security measures decrease the likelihood of school shootings. Surveillance cameras were powerless …

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10 Ways Parents, Communities and Schools Can Prevent School Shootings

I study the kind of aggressive childhood behavior that often predates school shootings. That research suggests what communities and families can start doing today to better protect children.

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Include “Us” – African American Women Move to End Workplace Discrimination

Some African American women may have been spared from the carnage of sexual harassment in the workplace, but many are being brutally assaulted by workforce discrimination …

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2018 Black CEO Conference “Winning Moves to Succeed in Business and Life”

Orrin Hudson, an international chess champion, teaches young people how to succeed at life by making the right moves at the 2018 Black CEO Conference.

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Solomon’s Shield Helps African Americans Facebook Live Police Officers Encounters

Solomon’s Shield is the brainchild of an African American Attorney and his partner to record police officers encounters . We understand the facts says Attorney Jarman III …

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Meet Maame Biney the First Black Woman on U.S. Olympic Speedskating Team

Even though a first-timer surrounded by seasoned competitors, Biney’s faith did not rattle and her veteran-like performance secured her a spot in the quarterfinals.

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How Disabled Voters Are Blocked From the Ballot Box

“We’re looking for ways to make voting easier at a time when people are trying to make voting harder,” said Gianaris, a Queens Democrat. “Our record for voter participation is abysmal.”

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Black History Month: 100 Years Before Rosa Parks, Elizabeth Jennings Made History

The conductor dragged Jennings off the streetcar. She got back on. A police officer was hailed, and Jennings was tossed off the streetcar once more. She was left there on the street, dazed and bruised …

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Baker Act Overused to Handcuff a 7-Year-Old, Forcing Involuntary Psychiatric Exam

The families of children with special needs, and the lawyers and activists who support them, say the Baker Act is being overused, leaving children traumatized and parents afraid …

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Disability Discrimination – Feds Disclose Schools Under Investigation

For the first time ever, Dept. of Education released a searchable listing that includes cases alleging disability discrimination in addition to race and national origin, sex, age and equal access.

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Los Angeles Film Festival Winner’s Movie “Blink” About Black Women and Domestic Violence

Houston-based filmmaker and director, Courtney JáPaul Glaudé, partners with AMC Theaters to expand his work by exploring genres with controversial subject matter.

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