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Chair of HBCU Alumni Leadership Roundtable Endorses “Call to Colors” Part VI

Andrea Harris, Senior Fellow with the Durham-based Self-Help Credit Union, Chair of the HBCU Alumni Leadership Roundtable, and former president of the NC Minority Institute for Economic Development, supports a “Call to Colors”.

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Starbucks to Close All Stores Nationwide for Racial-Bias Education on May 29

The curriculum will be developed with guidance from several national and local experts confronting racial bias, including Bryan Stevenson, founder and executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative…

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Taking Aim at Corporate Impunity, Sanders’ Bill Would Send Big Pharma Execs Behind Opioid Crisis to Jai

“We know that pharmaceutical companies lied about the addictive impacts of opioids they manufactured,” said Sanders. “They knew how dangerous these products were but refused to tell doctors and patients.

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Red State America’s Teacher Rebellion and Class Conflict – Lessons Learned

Nothing could be more at odds with a society that has learned to salute “winners” and give the back of the hand to “losers,” than the widening social sympathy sweeping through the schoolhouses of red state America.

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Despite the Racist, Xenophobic, and Dangerous Policies, N.J. Enacts Automatic Voter Registration

The developments in New Jersey is similar to an automatic voter registration measure in Maryland last month. Lawmakers in at least 15 other states have introduced automatic voter registration bills

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End Tax Breaks – Are Americans Winning on Tax Day, Common Good Faces Grim Future

It’s time to end tax breaks for the Koch brothers, wealthy CEOs and big corporations that shift profits offshore and outsource jobs. It’s time to end tax breaks for Big Pharma and greedy health insurance corporations.

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California Democrats Under Fire, Siding With Telecom Lobbyists Against Net Neutrality Bill

Net Neutrality Bill – Advocates are warning that Democratic legislators appear to be caving to telecommunications industry lobbyists’ efforts to dramatically weaken the bill.

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The Law That Made Facebook What It Is Today

CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been hauled in front of Congress to apologize for a data scraping scandal – a scandal that quickly followed an outcry that the site had been exploited by Russia during the 2016 election.

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‘Fascism: A Warning’ When Someone Claims to Speak for a Whole Nation

A Fascist, observes Madeleine Albright, “is someone who claims to speak for a whole nation or group, is utterly unconcerned with the rights of others, and is willing to use violence and whatever other means are necessary…”

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