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For Black America-We Are “Still a Nation at Risk”

For Black America-We Are “Still a Nation at Risk” Updated

🕔15:03, 27.Feb 2014

The National Black Education Agenda Responds to COMMON CORE STATE STANDARDS advocated by The Council of State School Officers and the National Governors Association.   Principal Criticisms of the Common Core State Standards: On the Road to Educational Genocide Neither

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Young Black Men Hit Hardest in Recession Updated

🕔09:37, 31.Mar 2011

Community Service Society Report Only one in four young black men in New York City has a job, according to a report released by the Community Service Society of New York. The report, “Unemployment in New York City During the

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FREEDOM PARTY IGNITES MOVEMENT Updated

🕔05:34, 2.Jul 2010

African-American Issues Brings Together Hundreds at Convention Freedom Party Hosts First Statewide Convention Several hundred from around the state packed the historic Siloam Presbyterian Church to ratify Council member Charles Barron as the Freedom Party’s candidate for governor. Barron named

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A Chairman’s Uplifting Homegoing

A Chairman’s Uplifting Homegoing Updated

🕔08:27, 9.Jan 2010

It was standing room only in the uppermost region of the Riverside Church for the homegoing service of Percy Ellis Sutton.  Giving the Personal Tribute, Reverend Jesse Jackson said, “The tallest tree in our forest has fallen,” calling Sutton an

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LEOLA MADDOX SPEAKS On Alton, On Life, On Being Black in America

LEOLA MADDOX SPEAKS On Alton, On Life, On Being Black in America Updated

🕔16:04, 27.Dec 2009

  LEOLA MADDOX SPEAKS  On Alton, On Life, On Being Black in America (Our Time Press, 1998   On the Trial:   I thought Alton was fantastic. Someone asked me earlier if I thought his closing remarks were his finest

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