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Black Scholar says the crash of the US Economy is coming sooner than you think

Yes, emphatically speaking, the next financial crash of our United States of America (USA) economy is coming sooner than you think. One would ask, "How does this opposite the editorial (op-ed) page writer thinks?" Observably, this is how he thinks: Looking back over the last 11 years, our USA economy is still recovering from its "Great Recession of 2007-2009." ...

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NNPA Hosts Black Parents’ Town Hall Meeting to Discuss the State of Education in Houston’s African American Community

 “Teachers should seek to build trust with the parents and seek to know the parents on a first name basis, so they can stay in the loop. I think that will go a long way and would open the door to discuss more personal things that may be affecting the child,” said Forward Times intern Treyvon Waddy ...

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Bill Cosby counsels inmates, officers on Health

  “Mass incarceration is the greatest moral and racial injustice of our time,” Lauren-Brooke Eisen, the senior counsel and Inimai Chettiar, the director of the Justice Program at the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law, wrote in a 2016 editorial for Time Magazine. ...

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68-year old grandmother and her 22-year old granddaughter graduate from college… together!

     Theresa, 68, and Zuri, 22, walked across the stage to accept their degrees, when TSU held its spring undergraduate commencement in the Howard C. Gentry Complex on May 5. Theresa’s degree is in sociology, while Zuri received a bachelor’s degree in health information management and a minor in business. ...

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Slavery Part VII: From Enslavement to Mass Incarceration

Slavery was abolished in 1865 with the end of the Civil War and passing of the 13th amendment, but America found what many see as a disingenuous way of continuing its slave master ways – mass incarceration. ...

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Oral Arguments Scheduled for HBCU-Maryland Inequality Case

In 2013, Judge Catherine Blake, U.S. District Court of Maryland, found the state in violation of 14th Amendment rights of its HBCU students and alumni. ...

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Can a Woman’s Coalition Survive Petulant White Women?

[caption id="attachment_73916" align="alignleft" width="300"] Alyssa Milano and Theresa Shook[/caption] Black, white, Latina, Asian, Native, Palestinian and other women have starkly different experiences. We are joined by our gender but separated by the status of the men in our race, and by the differential privilege that some women experience. By Julianne Malveaux I have had about enough of some white wome ...

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National Civil Rights Group responds to conclusion of Florida and Georgia Electoral Races

 Kristen Clarke, president and executive director of the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, released the following statement in response to the conclusion of electoral races in Florida and Georgia: ...

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Mississippi Campaign Heats Up After ‘Lynching’ Remark

     If the comment was an exaggerated expression of regard, many in the one-time civil rights hotbed — and many more from across the nation — didn’t see it that way. It not only ignited interest in the under-the-radar Senate race, it galvanized Espy’s supporters. ...

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Attorney’s Complaint on Behalf of Bill Cosby is Rejected

     “The Law and those protections that we are afforded through our Constitution are there to reach just decisions for each citizen. Irrespective of guilt or innocence, our system of jurisprudence is grounded in the notion of fair play,” Walker said. ...

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