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True Confession: I was ignorant (or, The Truth about Blacks' journey to Civil Rights)

by Kate Vanskike

Let me be honest: Until the last decade or so of my life, I haven’t been incredibly interested in history. In high school and in college, it was simply a required class. 1,031 more words

Lessons

NAACP Files Lawsuit to Have Arlington School Shut Down

For months, students and staff at Nichols Junior High in Arlington have been passing out, hospitalized and advised by doctors to not return to the campus. 174 more words

Features

Do Something!

Being offended by social injustice is Meaningless if you don’t do something about it.

Daily Prompt

Women's History Month - Dr. Edith Irby Jones

Dr. Edith Irby Jones was the first African American woman to attend and to graduate from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.  At the time she was admitted, she became the first African American to attend any previously segregated medical school in the South. 114 more words

History

NAACP Files Lawsuit To Close "Sick" School Until District Finds Answers

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ARLINGTON (CBSDFW.COM) – It’s been a mystery for months.  Students and staff at Nichols Junior High in Arlington have been saying that something in the school has been making them sick:  Now, the Arlington NAACP has filed a lawsuit asking a judge to shutter the school until the district can provide answers. 403 more words

News

Local NAACP President Calls for Reparations After University of Georgia Re-buries Remains of Likely Slaves [TIME]

Via TIME:

The University of Georgia on Monday commemorated the 105 likely slaves who recently had to be buried again after their gravesites were unearthed during a construction project on campus. 399 more words

Monkey Man Media

Detroit Debates Value Of Charter Schools

Detroit’s Collegiate Academy-Northwestern High School on March 8 hosted the NAACP’s latest public hearing on education quality, reports the Detroit Free Press.

It was the fifth stop of a nationwide tour led by the organization’s National Task Force for Quality Education, which… 535 more words

Education