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DOE Rejects plan to educate young African-American and Hispanic males

DOE Rejects plan to educate young African-American and Hispanic males Updated

🕔21:15, 25.Jul 2014

By Stephen Witt The city’s Department of Education (DOE) was not among 60 of the nation’s largest school districts pledging support of President Obama’s initiative to improve the educational futures of young African-American and Hispanic boys beginning in preschool and

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View From Here: Immigration

View From Here: Immigration Updated

🕔20:30, 25.Jul 2014

The crisis of illegal immigrant young people at the southern U.S. border is not as far away as you might think. CNN reports that Chris Cabrera, Vice President of the National Border Patrol Council in the Rio Grande Valley, a

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PREVIOUS ISSUES

PREVIOUS ISSUES Updated

🕔10:00, 25.Jul 2014 Read Full Article

BLACK WOMEN IN THE UNITED STATES, 2014

🕔17:16, 28.Jun 2014

  Progress and Challenges 50 Years After the War on Poverty 50 Years After the 1964 Civil Rights Act 60 Years After Brown v. Board of Education National Coalition on Black Civic Participation Black Women’s Roundtable March, 2014 Executive Summary

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U.S. Man Crosses Atlantic Ocean by Rowboat on 4th Attempt

U.S. Man Crosses Atlantic Ocean by Rowboat on 4th Attempt Updated

🕔17:06, 28.Jun 2014

NEW YORK -Victor Mooney, 48, of Queens and The Spirit of Malabo,  a twenty-four-foot Brazilian custom-made ocean rowboat, has passed the longitude [59.29W], which marks the successful crossing of the Atlantic Ocean, this past Saturday morning. Mooney is expected to

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Stanley Nelson’s FREEDOM SUMMER  to air on PBS, June 24

Stanley Nelson’s FREEDOM SUMMER to air on PBS, June 24

🕔09:19, 23.Jun 2014

  In the hot and deadly summer of 1964, the nation could not turn away from Mississippi. Over ten weeks known as Freedom Summer, more than 700 student volunteers joined with organizers and local African-Americans in an effort to shatter

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The Case for Reparations: Stolen Land, Stolen Labor

The Case for Reparations: Stolen Land, Stolen Labor Updated

🕔18:53, 31.May 2014

Winner of “In-Depth Reporting” Award from the NY Black Journalist Association Reprinted from Our Time Press, February 1998 The Case for Reparations-  America’s Real Debt! More money was invested in slaves than all stock-in-trade, including bank stock, incorporated funds and

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Graffiti Vandal targets Clinton Hill homes including Publishers of Our Time Press Updated

🕔20:39, 30.May 2014

May 30, 2014 – Several houses in Clinton Hill were overnight targets of a graffiti vandal including the publishers of Our Time Press who had “Your nonsense is everyone else’s” scrawled on the sidewalk in front of their home.    Another

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Voza Rivers: A Man For All Seasons

Voza Rivers: A Man For All Seasons Updated

🕔13:39, 23.Mar 2014

Voza Rivers, this fourth generation son of Harlem, has committed himself unselfishly as a cultural ambassador of his beloved community.  When one Googles Voza Rivers, you go gaga over his multifaceted career, and you will be simply overwhelmed by the

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Literary Icons Walter Mosley, Nobel Laureate Derek Walcott, Sonia Sanchez, Quincy Troupe, Angela Davis and More to Appear at the 12th National Black Writers Conference at MEC

Literary Icons Walter Mosley, Nobel Laureate Derek Walcott, Sonia Sanchez, Quincy Troupe, Angela Davis and More to Appear at the 12th National Black Writers Conference at MEC Updated

🕔11:36, 23.Mar 2014

Literary Icons Walter Mosley, Nobel Laureate Derek Walcott, Sonia Sanchez, Quincy Troupe, Angela Davis and More to Appear at the 12th National Black Writers Conference at MEC Center for Black Literature will celebrate its 10th Anniversary milestone at this largest

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