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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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10 Ways Parents, Communities and Schools Can Prevent School Shootings

I study the kind of aggressive childhood behavior that often predates school shootings. That research suggests what communities and families can start doing today to better protect children.

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Include “Us” – African American Women Move to End Workplace Discrimination

Some African American women may have been spared from the carnage of sexual harassment in the workplace, but many are being brutally assaulted by workforce discrimination …

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2018 Black CEO Conference “Winning Moves to Succeed in Business and Life”

Orrin Hudson, an international chess champion, teaches young people how to succeed at life by making the right moves at the 2018 Black CEO Conference.

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Solomon’s Shield Helps African Americans Facebook Live Police Officers Encounters

Solomon’s Shield is the brainchild of an African American Attorney and his partner to record police officers encounters . We understand the facts says Attorney Jarman III …

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Meet Maame Biney the First Black Woman on U.S. Olympic Speedskating Team

Even though a first-timer surrounded by seasoned competitors, Biney’s faith did not rattle and her veteran-like performance secured her a spot in the quarterfinals.

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Here’s What Happened When Black Politicians Held Power

During the Reconstruction period after the U.S. Civil War, southern counties with black officeholders had a lower literacy gap between blacks and whites …

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How Much Did African-Americans Shape President Lincoln’s Views?

It broke new ground by arguing that African-Americans were not simply passive recipients of Lincoln’s benevolence, but shaped his attitudes …

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Raising Questions About Citizen Input in Government Contracts

There’s been a lot written on how citizens shape public programs, but less is known about services contracted out to an outside entity.

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Tracking Tool Shows Fines for Corporate Misconduct Have Plummeted Under Trump

America’s largest corporations profited immensely from President Trump’s actions, from his deregulatory bonanza to his $1.5 trillion tax cut.

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Republican Ideology – Forget Trump… His Party Is the Problem Now

Republican ideology – Trump is not a deviation; he is their fullest flowering. He is not the party’s nightmare. He is its id, the manifestation of its darkest impulses.

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Igniting Power in Democracy Crisis – Do You Have What it Takes?

Democracy is the only approach to governance that can bring forth the best in us while keeping the worst in check.

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