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Salon.com
I am a gay Yankee teacher in the SouthThe gym was quiet, only some shifting on the floor, an occasional cough. But ki
I am a gay Yankee teacher in the South
Salon.com / Posted 3 days ago
The gym was quiet, only some shifting on the floor, an occasional cough. But kids’ attention seemed focused, eyes on the center. No one whispered. No one poked the kid next to him. No one guffawed or laughed, no one shouted out. The listening was... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
City high school students discuss riots, broader concernsFrederick Douglass High School senior Uriel Gray said his school was unfairly b
City high school students discuss riots, broader concerns
Baltimore Sun / Posted 3 days ago
Frederick Douglass High School senior Uriel Gray said his school was unfairly blamed for rioting that erupted in Baltimore following the funeral for Freddie Gray in April. "They had no way of getting home," said Gray,18, of students who couldn't... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Baltimore schools to gather student leaders to discuss upcoming Freddie Gray hearingsefficiencies," but didn't elaborate on what adjustments were made. On the day
Baltimore schools to gather student leaders to discuss upcoming Freddie Gray hearings
Baltimore Sun / Posted 6 days ago
efficiencies," but didn't elaborate on what adjustments were made. On the day of the unrest, about 100 students from Frederick Douglass High School, across the street from the mall, walked out of classes early, as a planned melee broke out.... Read more
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Black Press USA
Bipartisan Effort to Reform the Criminal Justice SystemUnion (ACLU), National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, SCLC, NAACP, C
Bipartisan Effort to Reform the Criminal Justice System
Black Press USA / Posted 8 days ago
Union (ACLU), National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, SCLC, NAACP, Coalition for Public Safety, and the Center for American Progress. In its report from the SCLC convention, Rolling Out magazine stated, “Along with Apple, the... Read more
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Washington Post
The new school year brings changes to the Washington region’s schoolsmore than 50 million students from pre-K to 12th-grade are expected to be in cl
The new school year brings changes to the Washington region’s schools
Washington Post / Posted 11 days ago
more than 50 million students from pre-K to 12th-grade are expected to be in classes this fall, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. That’s more than 15 percent of the U.S. population. In the Washington region, many changes... Read more
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Salon.com
“People know next to nothing about Reconstruction”: The pernicious Civil War revisionism poisoning American history studentsas Communists. For the elder Foners, a radical approach to US history involved
“People know next to nothing about Reconstruction”: The pernicious Civil War revisionism poisoning American history students
Salon.com / Posted 13 days ago
as Communists. For the elder Foners, a radical approach to US history involved placing the black freedom struggle at center stage. “In the 1930s,” Eric later wrote, “the Communist party was the only predominantly white organization to make... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Sanders Campaign As Revolt Against Clinton's Neoliberalismfarther rightward (Democrats ALWAYS moving right, as Republicans lunge ever far
Sanders Campaign As Revolt Against Clinton's Neoliberalism
Op-Ed News / Posted 14 days ago
farther rightward (Democrats ALWAYS moving right, as Republicans lunge ever farther right, thus allowing for an imaginary "center"), Sanders' "democratic socialism" is essentially FDR's policies updated somewhat to be relevant to our... Read more
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DNA Info
Chelsea's Revolution Books Sets Up Shop on Lenox AvenueHARLEM — The hammer and sickle have joined forces with paper and ink. Revoluti
Chelsea's Revolution Books Sets Up Shop on Lenox Avenue
DNA Info / Posted 16 days ago
HARLEM — The hammer and sickle have joined forces with paper and ink. Revolution Books, which calls itself “the center of a movement for revolution,” has swapped its Chelsea digs for Lenox Avenue because of escalating rent. The communist bookstore... Read more
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The Advocate
LGBT Americans Found a Hero in Julian BondCommittee, chairing the NAACP for more than a decade, and serving as the first
LGBT Americans Found a Hero in Julian Bond
The Advocate / Posted 16 days ago
Committee, chairing the NAACP for more than a decade, and serving as the first president of the Southern Poverty Law Center. In short, he didn't have to fight for LGBT equality. But he did, and he became our champion. Julian spent his entire... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
One-man show highlights the life of Frederick DouglassA man, who many call the father of the civil rights movement, is honored at a l
One-man show highlights the life of Frederick Douglass
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 16 days ago
A man, who many call the father of the civil rights movement, is honored at a local museum. Frederick Douglass is the focal point of a one-man play called "My Bondage and My Freedom." It was shown at the Ethnic Heritage Museum Sunday afternoon in... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
VIDEOthe body pulled from Lake Summerset as 22-year-old Jordan Payne of Rockford.Mor
VIDEO
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 16 days ago
the body pulled from Lake Summerset as 22-year-old Jordan Payne of Rockford.More >> One-man show highlights the life of Frederick DouglassOne-man show highlights the life of Frederick Douglass A man, who many call the father of the civil rights... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Bookertown residents: We need streetlights to combat bears, drug dealersMorgan, 74, has lived in Bookertown nearly all his life. He says money should b
Bookertown residents: We need streetlights to combat bears, drug dealers
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 25 days ago
Morgan, 74, has lived in Bookertown nearly all his life. He says money should be spent on a new community center instead. "I don't see so much about why some people are pushing so hard for streetlights," Morgan said. "The bears... Read more
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Daily Mail
Ben Carson praises 'refreshing' Trump hours before debateAlan Keyes ran for president in 1992, 1996, 2000 and 2008. Pizza magnate Herman
Ben Carson praises 'refreshing' Trump hours before debate
Daily Mail / Posted 26 days ago
Alan Keyes ran for president in 1992, 1996, 2000 and 2008. Pizza magnate Herman Cain tried his luck in 2012. Abolitionist Frederick Douglass received one vote at the Republicans' national convention in 1844, and repeated the performance four... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Days of Revolt: The Black Prophetic Traditionthe great figures of the black prophetic tradition, W. E. B. Du Bois, Malcolm,
Days of Revolt: The Black Prophetic Tradition
Naked Capitalism / Posted 27 days ago
the great figures of the black prophetic tradition, W. E. B. Du Bois, Malcolm, Ella Baker, Martin Luther King, of course, Frederick Douglass, Ida B. Wells. What is, how do you define the black prophetic tradition? WEST: Well, I think in many ways... Read more
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Calgary Sun
African-American history, museums and more in HarlemSt. Open Thursday-Friday, noon-9 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sunday, noon-6
African-American history, museums and more in Harlem
Calgary Sun / Posted 1 months ago
St. Open Thursday-Friday, noon-9 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sunday, noon-6 p.m. Adults, $7. Sunday, free. SCHOMBURG CENTER FOR RESEARCH IN BLACK CULTURE The Schomburg Center, part of the New York Public Library, is marking the 75th... Read more
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The News-Herald
African-American history and more in HarlemSt. Open Thursday-Friday, noon-9 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sunday, noon-6
African-American history and more in Harlem
The News-Herald / Posted 1 months ago
St. Open Thursday-Friday, noon-9 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sunday, noon-6 p.m. Adults, $7. Sunday, free. SCHOMBURG CENTER FOR RESEARCH IN BLACK CULTURE The Schomburg Center, part of the New York Public Library, is marking the 75th... Read more

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