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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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The Making of a Young Entrepreneur – A Kids Guide to Developing the Mind-Set for Success

Series will highlight black youth authors in the Maryland, Northern Virginia and Washington DC area every Thursday in February on WJLA’s popular morning  program, Good Morning Washington.

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Saturday morning, February 10, Duke Energy Performing Center at 9 a.m.

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NC NAACP Pre-Moral March Service Features First Public Screening of Film Final Appeal

The NC NAACP and its more than 200 partners in the Moral March Fusion Movement gather in Raleigh on Saturday morning, February 10, Duke Energy Performing Center at 9 a.m.

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Greater Potential for Innovation Exposure by Socioeconomics, Race, and Gender

What policies are most effective in increasing innovation among women, minorities, and low-income families; and what may have greater potential to spark innovation growth.

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Talented Kids From Low-Income Families – Lost Einsteins Spur Economic Growth

We found that a child’s potential for future innovation seems to have as much to do with the circumstances of his or her family background as it does with his or her talent.

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Why I Teach a White Racism Course – Scholarly and Powerful

The need for students to learn about racism in American society existed long before I began teaching a course called “White Racism” at Florida Gulf Coast University.

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Black America’s ‘Bleaching Syndrome’ Skin Color and Identity

Bleaching Syndrome – variations in complexions produced an unspoken hierarchy: Black people with lighter complexions ended up being granted some of the rights of the master class.

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Leaders in Education, Civil Rights, Religion and Housing Discuss the State of Black America 2018

Success stories of the African American community, during a “State of Black America” forum at the 2018 National Newspaper Publishers Association.

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Black Press and NAACP Join Forces to Address Issues in the Black Community

“Sometimes you have to take a step back and reconnect in order to move forward,” said NAACP chairman Leon W. Russell. Signing this agreement is taking that step …

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