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America, What Do We Do After Charleston?

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 07.02.2016 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

I am a native South Carolinian. Charleston is my maternal ancestral home. My great grandmother was born during slavery. My great grandfather I have been told was a plantation overseer. Never have I been more proud and more ashamed of my dueling ancestral heritages than right now.

Protect The Children

The Rev. Jacqueline J. Lewis, Ph.D. | Posted 10.05.2011 | Black Voices
The Rev. Jacqueline J. Lewis, Ph.D.

Nobody loves like children. They don't come to earth with the ability to hate; they learn that. They aren't born with prejudice and fear; they learn that. They often continue to love through rejection, humiliation and abuse.

A National Family Portrait

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 09.28.2011 | Impact
Marian Wright Edelman

Throughout America's history and still today, children's life chances have always been unequal based on color.

Janell Ross

Starting Poor, Staying Poor: For Minority Children, A Lifetime Of Consequences | Janell Ross | Posted 06.06.2011 | Business

Children of color are four times more likely than their white peers to be born into a poor family and suffer a lifetime of consequences, ranging from ...

Sam Stein

Census Projections: U.S. Will Be Half Minority By 2042 | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Some amazing projections were released by the U.S. Census Bureau this morning: by the year 2042, more than half of America's population will be made u...