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Teaching Tolerance publishes guide for teaching the Civil Rights Movement

(Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from SPLC) — In the wake of a report that found state expectations for teaching the Civil Rights

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Teachers fight to unionize at Benjamin Franklin H.S.

By Fritz Esker Contributing Writer Last week, more than 85 percent of the faculty at Benjamin Franklin High School presented a petition to the administration

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Report gives mixed record on progress of Black women
By Jazelle Hunt Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Despite the stubborn persistence of racial disparities in health, there is cause for Black women to celebrate.
Civil Rights Education lacking in U.S. classrooms
By Zenitha Prince Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Afro American Newspaper) — Three years after the Southern Poverty Law Center (SLPC) published its unprecedented barometer of ...
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About Town…
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Murray to Beat Term Limits to House… Winding around the legislative halls of Baton Rouge, speculation has centered on one competitive New Orleans House seat, and whether ...
Re-development Act for Lower 9th Ward proposed
By Nayita Wilson Contributing Writer Two proposed measures known collectively as the Lower Ninth Ward Re-Development Act that would allow current and former Lower Ninth Ward residents and other individuals to purchase ...
The Bounce Back: Profiling, never a good means to an end
By David Dennis Jr. Contributing Writer I spent a lot of time in Chicago during my year in graduate school at Northwestern University. Once night, I ran into a guy affectionately named, ...
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Women’s health post-abortion bill passes house committee
By Nayita Wilson Contributing Writer Proposed legislation that would provide for a streamlined approach to the post-procedure health and medical attention of women who undergo abortion procedures passed the Louisiana House of ...
Cynthia Willard-Lewis, Oliver Thomas and Gail Glapion pose with Charles Bosworth, all actors in Anthony Bean’s ‘Reflections2’
Former politicians take to the stage to tell tales of political corruption
By Mason Harrison Contributing Writer Three years after taking to the stage to tell his story of political rise and fall, former New Orleans City Council member Oliver Thomas will add ...
April 5th’s election recommendations
For Kenner and Harahan Voters, April 5 is an important election day. In Kenner, in particular, African-Americans constitute a rising minority in a city that is undergoing vast demographic ...

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