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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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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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Sing, Unburied, Sing – An Intimate Portrait of a Family and an Epic Tale of Hope

Sing, Unburied, Sing journeys through Mississippi’s past and present, examining the ugly truths at the heart of the American story and the power of family bonds.

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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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