Gender & Sexuality
STUDY: Body Mass Index of Low-Income African Americans Linked to Proximity to Fast Food
Milwaukee Set to Become Fifth City Where Fast Food Workers Strike
Minnesota’s “Ban the Box” Bill Helps Ex-Offenders Find Employment
23 Year-Old Joshua Williams Graduates from College Despite Homelessness; Starts Scholarship Fund
Demonstrations Against Conservative Agenda Continue in North Carolina
Nobel Prize Winner Gary Becker Advocates Paying Parents for Student Performance
George Bush Says “There’s No Need to Defend Myself” Regarding Legacy
Editorial Asks “Where Are Ordinary Black Youth in Popular Culture?”
New Documentary Explores Obama’s “Complicated” Relationship with Black Community
8 Year-Old Follows Tenn. Lawmaker Around State Capitol; Shames Him Into Dropping Welfare Bill
CPS Protest Highlights Dangers Facing Displaced Chicago Students; Questions ‘Safety Routes’
Actor Wendell Pierce Launches Grocery Store Chain in New Orleans Food Deserts
President Obama Returns 5 Percent of Salary in Solidarity w/ Furloughed Federal Workers
Fox News Contributor: Welfare and Food Stamps Make Poverty Feel ‘A Little Comfortable’
Tennessee Considers Bill Tying Welfare Benefits to Children’s Grades
Ebony Magazine Examines the Struggles of Gun Violence Survivors in Chicago
Former Classmates of Hadiya Pendleton Launch Anti-Violence Movement ‘Project Orange Tree’
Should We Raise Age for Charging Young People as Adults?
Rahm Emanuel Says Chicago School Closings Are Worth It to Save Children from Failing Schools
Chicago Public Schools Announce 54 School Closures, Nearly 30,000 Students Affected
Detroit Students Organize March to Protest School-to-Prison Pipeline
REPORT: Top Universities Failing to Attract High-Achieving, Low-Income Students
Expected State Takeover of Detroit Sparks Protests, Civil Disobedience
Lupe Fiasco Releases ‘Jonylah Forever’ (Jonylah Watkins Tribute)
Sequestration Will Deepen Racial Inequality in America
David J. Johns Appointed Exec. Director of Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans
Unemployment Rate Falls to 4-Year Low; But Black Unemployment Rate Unchanged
REPORT: Black Students BY FAR the Most Affected by CPS School Closings
Homeless Woman Sent to Prison for Sending Child to Better School Out of Her District
Homeless Man Returns Engagement Ring; Receives $175,000 in Donations!
The whitewashing of ‘IT’ is proof that it’s past time to start centering Blackness in horror
Why “privilege” is counter-productive social justice jargon
The NFL boycott is steeped in misogynoir and I’m not participating
Stop expecting Black children to grow up straight & cisgender
The myth of “unintentional” or “implicit” racism
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