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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!
STUDY: Youth Incarceration Rates Have Dropped Dramatically
‘This American Life – Harper High School’ Takes Closer Look at Chicago Gun Violence
REPORT: Learning Gaps for Black Students Start in 2nd Grade
Rahm Emanuel Announces Five-Year Plan to Invest $50 Million in Youth Programs
New Report Addresses America’s Unequal Education System; Pushes for Large-Scale Reform
We All Have Work to Do to End Gun Violence
Mr. President, We are Still Waiting for a Comprehensive Discussion of Gun Violence
What Did You Think of President Obama’s State of the Union Address?
President Obama Will Visit Chicago This Friday to Address Gun Violence
SIGN THIS PETITION: President Obama! Make a Speech in Chicago Addressing the Crisis of Gun Violence!
NYC Mayor Bloomberg Bans Food Donations to Homeless
REPORT: Black Women Hit HARDEST By Gender Wage Gap
GOP State Rep. Introduces Bill That Denies Welfare To Parents of Children Underperforming in School
REPORT: Black Gay Youth Face Unique Challenges Coming Out To Families
VIDEO: Store Manager Chokes Homeless Man To Death Over Stolen Toothpaste
‘Watch Out for Fake Gun Control Reform’: What Does Meaningful Reform for Our Youth Look Like?
REPORT: Homeless Black Youth Are Largely Invisible to Service Providers
Youth and Black Unemployment Numbers are SKY HIGH; What Needs to Be Done?
BET Founder Bob Johnson Calls on President Obama to Address Black Unemployment
I don’t know what my grief looks like outside of social pressures to perform it in acceptable ways
Black men – we need to take the racist online harassment of Black women more seriously
The trans child in me still needs to feel wanted
How the Coalition to End Money Bond is working to help reform pretrial practices in Illinois
Poverty appropriation & the moral depravity of a society where elite education has the highest stakes
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