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What Happens When Outsiders Take Over Poor, Urban Schools

by The Atlantic

Depending on who you talk to, Memphis is rapidly becoming one of the best cities to teach in America—or one of the worst. For… Read More

Holder Announces $6.7 Million Grant to Improve Legal Defense Services

Holder Announces $6.7 Million Grant to Improve Legal Defense Services

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Yesterday, Attorney General Eric Holder announced a $6.7 million grant from the Office of Justice Programs' Bureau of Justice… Read More

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Chicago politics long been synonymous with corruption. With an average of 51 public corruption convictions each year since 1976… Read More

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by Esther Armah

Today is Day 31. It is the last day of this national month-long letter writing campaign in support of Marissa Alexander… Read More

Who's Whiter and Richer than the GOP? Libertarians

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You could call it the wealthy White fratboy wing of the GOP. Or perhaps its masters-of-the-universe subset, as exemplified by Wall… Read More

#31forMARISSA<br />
Day 30

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Day 30

by Esther Armah

Today is day 30 of the national month-long writing campaign for men on the issue of domestic violence and in support of Marissa Alexander… Read More

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I am Latino. And Black

by #teamEBONY

Yesterday, an interesting thing happened to me. I was told I am not Black. The kicker for me was when my friend stated that… Read More

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Al Jolson sure must be proud.  Sales of the theatrical makeup originally used in minstrel shows must have skyrocketed… Read More

'I Wish I Were Black' and Other Tales of Privilege

The Privilege of "I Wish I was Black"

by #teamEBONY

"To be White is to not think about it," a White legal scholar named Barbara Flagg wrote two decades ago. After the University… Read More

#31forMARISSA<br />
Day 29

#31forMARISSA
Day 29

by Esther Armah

Today is day 29 of the national month-long writing campaign for men on the issue of domestic violence and in support… Read More

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