The Crisis in Black Education

February 8, 2017 Written by Stacie Pierpoint This year’s Black History Month theme “Crisis in Education,” set by the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH), examines the role that education has played in the history of African Americans from times of slavery, through the Civil War, to

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Why Black History Month Still Matters in 2017

Gretel Kauffman February 2, 2017 —Wednesday marked the start of Black History Month, the annual event dedicated to the study and celebration of centuries of African American contributions and experiences. Does this celebration, officially begun 41 years ago, hold more – or less – relevance today? As the country grapples

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Obama Denounces Trump’s Immigration Policy

Jacob Siegal, BGR News Nearly two weeks after addressing the United States from the White House for the last time, Obama has broken his silence. In a statement delivered via spokesperson Kevin Lewis, Obama has praised Americans who are “exercising their Constitutional right to assemble” in light of President Trump’s immigration ban. Here’s is

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