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Welcome to The Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival

Recognizing this, Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II (Repairers of the Breach) and Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis (Kairos Center) recently launched The Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival to build upon Dr. King’s work.

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How Images Change Our Race Bias

It is precisely because our ability to see is largely learned and heavily influenced by media images, that we can also relearn how to see. A number of studies in cognitive sciences in recent years have shown how people can, for example, reduce racial biases through practices of seeing.

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Confirmation of Latest Right-Wing Judge for Lifetime Post ‘Should Send Shockwaves Across the Nation’

Highlighting the degree to which the Trump administration is reshaping the judiciary, the Senate on Tuesday confirmed Kyle Duncan—”a darling of right-wing social crusaders”…

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Four Years Since Flint Crisis Began, Ellison Unveils Bill Declaring ‘Clean Water a Right for All’

Many locals also continue to suffer from long-term physical ailments, including lung and kidney damage. And the town’s economic difficulties persist, with more than 41 percent of residents living in poverty.

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‘The Stuff of Slumlords’: Ben Carson Unveils Plan to Triple Rent on Poor Americans Using Housing Assistance

Blatantly flouting his own agency’s recommendations, Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson announced Wednesday a plan to triple the rent for low-income individuals

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The 2018 Harlem International Film Festival

With a festival-wide theme of “Harlem International Presents XIIIgent films for Exigent Times!”, the Opening Night selection will feature the return of award-winning alum Christina Kallas, with her film festival hit, THE RAINBOW EXPERIMENT.

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Angela Quiles Nevarez Appointed Co-Chair of Jackson Lewis’ Hispanic-American Attorney Resource Group

Angela Quiles Nevarez focuses her practice on employment litigation. She defends employers involving claims of discrimination, sexual harassment, wage and hour violations, wrongful termination…

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The NNPA’s 2018 Discover The Unexpected Journalism Fellowship Open to All HBCUs

The NNPA, in partnership with Chevrolet announced this year’s program also provides an opportunity for the aspiring, young journalists to look beyond the newsroom for story ideas…

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California Senator Kamala Harris Announces She Won’t Take Corporate PAC Money

The Citizens United decision handed down by the U.S. Supreme Court in 2010 created a situation where seemingly endless amounts of money can flow into the political system.

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UC’s National Center for Free Speech and Civic Engagement Selects Executive Director

A national conference will be held later this year to allow the fellows to create an opportunity for elected officials, university leaders to explore new approaches to engaging and educating students…

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