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Rep. Emanuel Cleaver: Paul Ryan doesn't know anything about 'inner city' men

Member of the Congressional Black Caucus Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO) joined MSNBC’s News Nation today to discuss House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan’s (R-WI) controversial comments last month about the culture of the “inner city.” 179 more words


Weeds, babies and fun

Time for a little homesteading.  Last Thursday was a fun day.  We had planned to hookup the bike trailer and ride over to Bryan Street.   To add a little spice to our lives we decided to invite our friend who was 40.5 weeks pregnant to join us.   410 more words

Raising Our Girls

Map of Inner-City Detroit 1999

This map comes by way of Suzanne Smith’s book, Dancing in the Street: Motown and the Cultural Politics of Detroit and was created by the University of Wisconsin Cartographic Laboratory. 86 more words


The Universal Quest for Fame

Angel Lewis sits in his chair, his short, swanky frame rocking back and forth as he laughs at an immature crack made by Michael, his best friend. 1,480 more words

Girl, Say "No!" To That Man

The man was saying to the gal, “You are so young and fresh, you shouldn’t be out here!” A ruffled, African American man was standing over a homeless young lady sitting on the street corner next to the Jehovah’s Witnesses’ literature racks. 434 more words


Mix Of The Week // Bicep

Bicep are London based, Belfast-born blogger-production-DJ duo, Matt McBriar and Andy Ferguson. Their “Feel My Bicep” is a treasure trove of disco/Chicago house/Detroit techno/Italo edits and everything in-between. 117 more words

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Do private money and Title I money break even?

In a word, no. 

The two kinds of money don’t represent an apples-to-apples comparison because different rules govern how they can be spent, but the raw totals show that schools that get public money do come out a little bit ahead – especially since they don’t have to raise it themselves.

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SHAUN JOHNSON, PHD: Musings From The Chalk Face