Economic Equity

Run&Shoot Filmworks, Announces New Partnership With American Film Institute’s Silver Theatre and Cultural Center

The Color of Conversation Film Series seeks to stimulate an appreciation of film as an art form and encourages people of all ages and backgrounds to participate in the conversation.

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Strongly Identifying With Your Race Can Have a Negative Impact Minority Mental Health

The more a person views the world through the eyes of his race or sexual orientation, the more he expects suffering from discrimination which could lead to indirect minority mental health effects.

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Prisoners in NYC to Get Free Copies of “The New Jim Crow” Book

Incarcerated clients should never be cut off from books of empowerment that explains the inequities with our criminal justice system.

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Meet the First Black Driver to Race in the Daytona 500 in Nearly 50 Years

Daytona Beach, FL — Last Sunday, Darrell “Bubba” Wallace Jr. hit the tracks in Daytona as the ‘first black driver’ since 1969. But that is just one of the many records he set in history that day.

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Income and Wealth Inequality: 4 Economists Ponder What’s Ahead in 2018

The top 10 percent of Americans owned nearly three-fourths of overall wealth, and the bottom 40 percent had virtually no wealth …

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5 Factors That Fuel Income Inequality

Insidious structural and psychological factors that contribute to social and income inequality, often in spite of people’s best intentions.

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NAACP Calls for Greater Advocacy Against Gun Policies and Lobby

The NAACP issued the following statement today regarding the school shooting mass murder tragedy in Florida.

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How to Teach Your Children Social and Emotional Development

New teaching methods for better emotional development: professionals with advanced degrees are not necessarily equipped to help children with homework.

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Excellent Education, Let’s Take Back the Fight for Education Equality

All children deserve to get the tools they need to make their dreams come true. But high school dropouts typically don’t have them.

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Higher Health Risks for Low Income Black and Hispanic Graduates

African-Americans and Hispanic Americans seem resilient psychologically, it doesn’t mean that low-income stress dose not have health risks.

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Former Black Panther Awarded $4 Million, Attacked by Oakland Councilwoman

Elaine Brown, a former leader of the Black Panther, who was 72 years old at that time was the victim of elder abuse and battery, according to the jury.

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Gerry McCants Proposes Economic Equity Agenda for The NC NAACP

Gerry McCants says the African-American community must become more aggressive  strengthening businesses, and building healthy partnerships to improve economic opportunities.

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