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Missing School Is a Given for Children of Migrant Farmworkers

The group reflects on their experiences growing up as the children of farmworking parents, their struggles against racism, and their work to craft an identity that reflects their heritage.

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Disney, Stieglitz and Others Criticize Excesses of Billionaires and Uber-Wealthy

It is time to call out the men and women who lead us and to draw a line in the sand about how low we are prepared to let hard-working people sink while top management takes home ever-more…

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The Ida B. Wells Society Provides Investigative Reporter Training to Black Journalists

Challenging these disparities and presenting new opportunities for journalists of color, the Ida B. Wells Society for Investigative Reporting, is embarking on a nationwide training program.

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Don’t Skip the Work – Pay Your Dues in Life

Too often, I see clients and others give up because life is not going their way, but then when asked, “Did you do XYZ?” they only did X. You can’t skip to the next level without mastering the level you are on currently.

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FILM REVIEW: ‘Fast Color’ – Water Is Rationed Like It Is Gold

Fast Colorcrosses too many genres to be good in any specific one and that wreaks havoc on an audience’s attention. There are wondrous sci-fi elements: the skies produce…

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Selfish Versus Selfless. Know the Difference

There a lot of things in our Christian belief system that require a leap of faith, including faith itself. The whole notion of blessings is like that. I think I’m beginning to understand blessings…

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Dr. Michael Eric Dyson’s “Conversation Peace,” His First Tour of HBCUs

Dr. Michael Eric Dyson this week kicked-off “Conversation Peace,” his first-ever tour of historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) in the United States.

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Let’s Get Real With College Athletes About Their Chances of Going Pro

When the NFL draft takes place, it will represent a professional dream come true for the 224 college football players who get picked.

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The Case for African American Reparations, Explained

For the first time, most major Democratic presidential contenders are talking about whether the U.S. government should consider paying reparations to the descendants of African Americans…

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ECSU Named One of Top ‘Voter Friendly Campuses’ in Nation

Elizabeth City State University designated one of the nation’s “Voter Friendly Campuses,” through the national student affairs professionals organization, NASPA.

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Faith is Not Religion – Never Was, Never Has Been

Jesus died to save us from us. Hence, God’s grace gives us insight that in Christ, salvation is still ours if we only give all things up to the indisputable mercy of God…

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Black Millennial Political Convention Scheduled in Washington

“The Black Millennial Political Convention is the only place where Black millennial voices and concerns are a priority,” said Lea Webb, the convention’s co-chair…

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