4 Troubling Truths About Black Boys and the U.S. Educational System

August 27, 2015
4 Troubling Truths About Black Boys and the U.S. Educational System

By Matthew Lynch August 26, 2015  Most people like to think that American K-12 schools, workplaces and courthouses are pillars of fairness, but statistic after statistic all point to a crisis among the young, Black men of the nation.  This crisis begins in homes, stretches to K-12 educational experiences, and leads straight to the...
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Going to College Isn’t Paying Off for Students of Color

August 24, 2015
Going to College Isn’t Paying Off for Students of Color

By Joseph Williams August 21, 2015 It’s a truism few parents of high school seniors would refute: a college diploma is an economic investment as much as an intellectual one. Besides being a ticket to a middle-class lifestyle, the wisdom usually goes, a degree is an insurance policy against hard times. Yet a report...
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Five Bleak Facts on Black Opportunity

August 24, 2015
Five Bleak Facts on Black Opportunity

What would Martin Luther King Jr. think of America in 2015 if he’d lived to see his eighty-sixth birthday? No doubt, he’d be pleased by the legal and political advances of black Americans, crowned by the election and re-election of President Obama. But King would be disturbed by the stubborn race gaps that remain,...
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Congress Urged to Expand Opportunities for African-American Boys

August 2, 2013
Congress Urged  to Expand Opportunities for African-American Boys

  By Gina Cairney July 25, 2013 Tracy Martin, the father of the African-American teenager who was shot and killed...
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“Oh Hell Naw!!!” 82-Year-Old Black Woman Dragged from Miami Train and Thrown to Ground by Security for Singing Spirituals!

March 9, 2013
“Oh Hell Naw!!!”  82-Year-Old Black Woman Dragged from Miami Train and Thrown to Ground by Security for Singing Spirituals!

Miami Transit Agency says she needed permit to sing and she was breaking the rules! Click Here to See...
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Black middle class economically vulnerable

October 8, 2012
Black middle class economically vulnerable

Downturn has wiped out gains of last 30 years, Urban League says By Dawn Turner Trice, Chicago Tribune reporter...
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When others control the images of young Black men, young Black men are demonized, become hated by much of the rest of the world and are threatened with death, incarceration and extermination!!!

October 1, 2012
When others control the images of young Black men, young Black men are demonized, become hated by much of the rest of the world and are threatened with death, incarceration and extermination!!!

Walter Jacobson of CBS 2 Chicago News (left) is not qualified to discuss ending violence in Black communities. On...
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