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Couple sues school district for disproportionately sending black kids to special education programs

A Washington couple is suing the school district for First Amendment violations and for racial profiling.

Lawrence and Katherine Williams say their 5-year-old son was placed in a special education program… 131 more words


Reconciliation will be paved with lasting positive change

A 16 member panel convened at the Ferguson Community Center today, one week after the grand jury decision was announced not to indict Darren Wilson.  Wilson resigned from the police department after there were protests following the grand jury decision.  161 more words

Being Black Is Like Carrying a Flag

The endless murders of unarmed black men and boys by cops shares something with—of all things—global warming. This is what they share: You can’t be certain that any particular death was murder by out-of-control cops, and you can’t be certain that any given weather event is due to global climate change. 679 more words