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Love and Work Delimma for Working Class

Written by Featured Organization on Monday, 19 August 2013 13:16.

The decline and disappearance of stable, unionized full-time jobs with health insurance and pensions for people who lack a college degree has had profound effects on working-class Americans who now are less likely to get married, stay married and have their children within marriage than those with college degrees, a new University of Virginia and Harvard University study has found.

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Written by Featured Organization on Monday, 19 August 2013 12:38.

John Travis HoltGet the latest edition of GDN in an easy to read and download Adobe PDF version. We provide this service free of charge to or dedicated readers and supporters. We are coming together, all groups, all minorities, to only support companies that find value in supporting disenfranchised communities. Please help us keep this service free by supporting our advertisers.

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Written by Featured Organization on Friday, 16 August 2013 11:25.

 

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The Million Father March 2013 is Dedicated to the Safety of All Children and to the Young Victims of Newtown, Connecticut

Written by Featured Organization on Thursday, 15 August 2013 10:52.

John Travis HoltHere is an unusual reason for hosting the Million Father March 2013 at your school or in your community.  When fathers and men are at schools, children feel safer.  When fathers and men are at schools, teachers feel safer.  When fathers and men are at schools, students are better behaved.  When fathers and men are at schools, those who might want to do harm to children or disrupt education usually stay away.  Almost no incidents of violence ever occur or are reported on the first day at schools that participate in the Million Father March.

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Graduation Ceremony Celebrates 150 College Bound Young Black Men From Around The San Francisco Bay Area

Written by Featured Organization on Thursday, 25 July 2013 10:23.

Oakland, CA -- More than 150 African American young men from throughout the San Francisco Bay Area who are heading to college in the fall were recognized June 19 at a special graduation ceremony. Nearly 300 community members attended the mass graduation ceremony, which also featured spoken word as well as pledges for the graduates and community members. 
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Civil Rights Exhibit, ‘Make Some Noise’

Written by Featured Organization on Thursday, 25 July 2013 10:21.

WASHINGTON — On Aug. 2, 2013, in time for the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, the Newseum will open “Make Some Noise: Students and the Civil Rights Movement,” an exhibit that explores the new generation of student leaders in the early 1960s who fought segregation by exercising their First Amendment rights and making their voices heard.  
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Written by Featured Organization on Monday, 22 July 2013 15:27.

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Like millions around the world, I’m still numb after learning a jury of six women – five Whites, one Hispanic – found George Zimmerman “not guilty” of murdering Trayvon Martin.

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“As of 2004, more black men were denied the right to vote because of a criminal record than in 1870, when the Fifteenth Amendment was ratified, giving blacks the right to vote.” Joshua Dubois, former director of President Obama’s Office of Faith-Based Initiatives

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Wilmington, NC resident, Dr. Yushonda Midgette-Spriggs, is on a national awareness campaign aimed at keeping kids safe in school. The now Pastor, Counselor, and Teacher, has founded a nonprofit organization called Keeping Kids Safe in Schools, Inc.

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Wilmington Resident Launches National School Safety Movement

Written by Featured Organization on Monday, 22 July 2013 10:42.

Wilmington, NC resident, Dr. Yushonda Midgette-Spriggs, is on a national awareness campaign aimed at keeping kids safe in school. The now Pastor, Counselor, and Teacher, has founded a nonprofit organization called Keeping Kids Safe in Schools, Inc. (KKSS).
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Written by Featured Organization on Monday, 15 July 2013 11:50.

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In Rochester, N.Y. 9% of young Black males graduate from high school, 20% in Detroit, 24% in Philadelphia, 28% in New York City, 39% in ...

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Atlanta, GA – It has been 26 weeks since 26 innocent people died in the mass shooting in Newtown, CT, and the effects of this devastating trauma will be felt for many years by this community.

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One in five Americans has a mental illness yet only about 4 in 10 of these people receive treatment. In rural America—where 20 percent of the country’s population lives—the challenges ...

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Lupe Fiasco Ignites National Conversation on the “Terrible, Substandard Education” of Black Men in America

Written by Phillip Jackson, The Black Star Project on Monday, 15 July 2013 11:36.

In Rochester, N.Y. 9% of young Black males graduate from high school, 20% in Detroit, 24% in Philadelphia, 28% in New York City, 39% in Chicago and 41% in Los Angeles, and about 50% of Black males in America finished high school with their graduating class in 2010, according to a 2012 report from the Schott Foundation for Public Education. 

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