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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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Dearth of Blacks Males in Med Schools Has Experts Scrambling for Solutions

August 6, 2015
Dearth of Blacks Males in Med Schools Has Experts Scrambling for Solutions

by Jamal Eric Watson August 5, 2015 Despite an overall increase in the number of Black male college graduates over the past three decades, the number of Black male applicants to medical school has dipped to a new low, leaving medical schools scrambling over how best to address the crisis. There were 1,410 Black male...
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Midnight Circus in the Parks

August 15, 2013
Midnight Circus in the Parks


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Panel Discussion on Slavery

August 15, 2013
Panel Discussion on Slavery

   
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Come to this Gang Culture Awareness Workshop

May 16, 2013
Come to this Gang Culture Awareness Workshop


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See Ain’t Misbehavin’ Starting June 14th

May 14, 2013
See Ain’t Misbehavin’ Starting June 14th


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Participate in Chicago Community Action Day

April 23, 2013
Participate in Chicago Community Action Day


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Last Torn Page starring Rain Wilson

April 16, 2013
Last Torn Page starring Rain Wilson

The Black Star Project and Chicago Women Want Peace presents a one woman play Last Torn Page  starring Rain Wilson Saturday, April 20, 2013  3:00 pm 3509 South King Drive Chicago, Illinois Admission Is FREE for Everyone However, Support for Artist Is Welcome Please call 773.285.9600 to reserve your seat today. The Last Torn Page is a...
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Chicago, IL 60653

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