In Brooklyn, School Rezoning Plan Reveals Gap Between Classes<br />

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by Demetria Irwin

A proposal to move students from an overcrowded but rich school to an undercrowded, but poor school has heightened tensions among parents in the New York borough
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Debate on Confederate Flag Moves to High School Sports

by Huffington Post

In the three weeks since nine Black churchgoers were massacred in Charleston, South Carolina, a national debate has erupted over… Read More

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Devin Allen Opens Exhibit

by The Washington Post

Devin Allen plans to get the word “smile” tattooed on his trigger finger. It will be a nod to his West Baltimore ’hood… Read More

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by Daniel Kerry

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), Rep. Bobby Scott (D-VA) and U.S. Secretary of Education Arne… Read More

Rick Perry Reaches Out to the Blacks

Rick Perry Is Probably Not Bringing Black People to the GOP

by Michael Arceneaux

Once upon a time, former Texas governor Rick Perry was considered a formidable presidential candidate. When he announced his bid… Read More


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by JET

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley signed a bill into law Thursday that will bring down the Confederate flag outside the Statehouse… Read More


Group Calls for Medal of Freedom to be Revoked from Bill Cosby

by JET

A group supporting sexual assault victims is petitioning President Barack Obama to revoke Bill Cosby’s Presidential Medal of… Read More

The Sex-Abuse-to-Prison Pipeline: How Girls of Color Are Unjustly Arrested and Incarcerated

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by The Root

My organization, the Human Rights Project for Girls, along with the Georgetown Law Center on Poverty and Inequality and the Ms. Foundation… Read More

Why Aren’t There More Black Prosecutors?

Why So Few Black Prosecutors?

by Slate

The near-total absence of Black people from their ranks, according to the authors of the report, results in “systemic bias.”… Read More

S.C. House Approves Bill To Remove Confederate Flag From Statehouse

South Carolina House Approves Bill to Take Confederate Flag Down

by Huffington Post

More than 50 years after South Carolina raised a Confederate flag at its Statehouse to protest the civil rights movement, the state… Read More

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Black Revolutionaries Aren't Bigots
(Rather, Bigots Aren't Black Revolutionaries)

by Tef Poe

While many have pushed against the notion that Black people are more homophobic than other groups of people, there is some resistance… Read More

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