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Black Leadership for Sale in Chicago
Creator of the CeaseFire Violence Interrupters
The African American vote plays a crucial role in electoral politics, especially in a big city like Chicago. Many candidates have to gain approval from the African American community in order to secure the mayor's office.
While Jerry Brown Focuses On Term 4 Challenges, a Senate Race Starts to Shape Up
For the first time since the first George Bush was president, California Democrats are having a competition for a seat in the U.S. Senate. And the early leader is the only candidate on the 2010 statewide Democratic ticket who nearly didn't win.
Appraisals: A Missing Link in Fair Housing/Fair Lending Debates
Gregory D. Squires
Professor, Sociology and Public Policy at George Washington Un...
Once again those families and communities that have long been and continue to be subject to discriminatory (and often predatory) behavior, pay a high price. But so do many who have not traditionally been victimized by these practices.
Autism Awareness and Advocacy in Our Community
Educator, community organizer and amateur bodybuilder
While autism is a condition affecting people in all sectors of society, socioeconomic disparities influence its diagnosis and treatment among African-Americans. Given this unique impact, it is important for us to galvanize and increase awareness about autism in our community.
On Mo'ne, SAE, & The Burden of Black Forgiveness
Tyree A. Boyd-Pates
A bifocaled Pan-Africanist gripped by grace.
Contrary to popular belief, Black people are not responsible for carrying the burden of white remorse. We are no one's moral mules and neither are we anyone's ethical scapegoats. We are more than that. Much more.
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