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Remembering the Million Man March: Reflections on Memory and Mission
November 2, 2017
The Mission Statement concludes with a challenge and call to us, ourselves, to sustain and institutionalize this moment and Movement. ... read more »
NFL Must “Provide a Better Platform” on Racism and Criminal Justice Reform
October 31, 2017
The League needs to support and encourage this work and expand its scope so that it can, as Reid said, "provide a better platform. ... read more »
Fannie Lou Hamer and Righteous Resistance: Courageous Questioning in Thought and Practice
October 26, 2017
Mao Zedong, the Chinese revolutionary leader, had called for “power to the people” and Mrs. Hamer reminded us “power is the people”, the people united, self-conscious agents of their own life and liberation, refusing to be dispirited, diverted or defeated. ... read more »
Blacks Must Define and Stand Their Common Ground
October 26, 2017
Blacks must work cooperatively among themselves and collaborate with allies to reduce the likelihood of current and future Trayvon Martins being killed again and again.” ... read more »
GW Researchers Study, Spread of HIV Cases in the District
October 26, 2017
Biostatisticians can combine location data with genetic samples to determine new mutations of the virus or outbreaks, Crandall said.  ... read more »
What will be our answer to the disappearance of Black Wealth?
October 19, 2017
These are times to be vigilant in our politics. Black America must continue the economic battles that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. took on at the end of his life. ... read more »
How to put Puerto Rico back on its feet
October 19, 2017
That would give the island’s residents breathing room to begin to recover. If he chose to lead, Trump could push through a major program of aid — a Trump Plan for Puerto Rico modeled on the Marshall Plan for Europe after World War II — that would rebuild the island and insure jobs and growth for its residents. ... read more »
Civil rights leaders, clergy support federal rules to crackdown on payday lending
October 19, 2017
Advocates must also remain watchful for any congressional actions that may be taken to preempt or undermine consumer protections. ... read more »
Unity and Racial Pride Basic For Black Progress
October 19, 2017
he Twenty-First Century Foundation did not keep its pledge to honor the importance of on-going communication and transparency crucial for expanding core participants and supporters. ... read more »
Fannie Lou Hamer Walking Off the Plantation: Questioning and Transforming America
October 12, 2017
I’m sick of symbolic things; we’re fighting for our lives”. Thus, for Obama’s election to be more than a useful symbol for a country unable to criticize and seriously change itself, it must be part and parcel of our struggle to save and expand lives ... read more »
…While Rome Burned
October 5, 2017
Considering the lack-luster response of #45's administration to the tragedy in Puerto Rico, it is easy to draw parallels between Nero and #45. ... read more »
We’re 42 Years Apart But Our Mission Is the Same: Change Education for the Black Community
October 5, 2017
Every day countless numbers of our children do not receive the quality education they must have in order to have even a modicum of a chance to live a decent life in today's world. ... read more »
Schools Still Fail to Educate Black Students
October 5, 2017
The Local Control Funding Formula is a California legislative initiative that enables  school districts, rather than the state, to receive and allocate funds to those schools most in need.  ... read more »
Hill lawmakers seek end to triple-digit interest on payday and car-title loans
October 5, 2017
Signers of the correspondence include civil rights organizations, labor, consumer advocates, and research institutes. ... read more »
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