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April 29th, 2013
Written by Glenn Minnis in Education, the Great Equalizer, race relation news, Latest News with 2 Comments
Urban Prep Educates Its Students Straight Into CollegeBy Glenn MinnisA Chicago public high school is not only beating the odds in terms of educating all its students, it’s giving concerned observers yet another layer to ponder in addressing the city’s ongoing gang and violence problem. Nestled in the heart of Englewood, one of the city’s most notorious and crime-ridden neighborhoods, for the...
April 24th, 2013
Written by Christine Armario - Associated Press in Race & Politics, race relation news, Latest News with 0 Comments
Latino GOP Conservatives Support Immigration Reform CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — As debate heats up around the Senate immigration bill, Latino Republican leaders are calling on fellow conservatives to refrain from harsh rhetoric, focus on the issues and embrace a fair but practical solution for the 11 million people living in the U.S. without legal permission. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla., told...
April 23rd, 2013
Written by APNewsNow in race relation news, Religion's Mighty Rivers, Race Relations with 0 Comments
UNESCO Visit To Old City Of Jerusalem In Hope Of Ending Deadlock PARIS (AP) — Israel agreed to allow a mission from UNESCO, the U.N.'s cultural arm, to visit the Old City of Jerusalem next month, a small victory for those hoping to end the deadlock between Israelis and Palestinians. Israel announced Tuesday that it also agreed to take part in a Paris meeting of experts next month on the...
April 19th, 2013
Written by D. A. Barber in Cultural Uniqueness, race relation news, Latest News with 0 Comments
While the NBA’s annual Green Week has come to a close, this year the NBA Green organization launched a new initiative to make everyday Earth Day at NBA arenas to generate environmental awareness in a non-political way to basketball fans.Throughout the fifth NBA Green Week (April 4-12,) the NBA partnered with the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) to highlight a variety of local and national...
April 12th, 2013
Written by Glenn Minnis in Race & Politics, race relation news, Latest News with 0 Comments
Obama Urged To Tackle Issue Of Mass Incarceration Led by hip-hop legend Russell Simmons and noted scholar Boyce Watkins, more than 150 celebrities and public figures have lent their names and voices as support in a growing movement seeking to have the Obama administration tackle the lingering issue of mass incarceration. In a letter addressed to both President Obama and Attorney General Eric...


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