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WTH? High School Not Allowing 'Malcolm X' On A Student's Sweatshirt -- Even Though That Is His Legal Name

Imagine being named after one of the most iconic Black activists of the Civil Rights era and then your high school says you aren’t allowed to have your legal name printed on your senior sweatshirt. 339 more words


On MLK Day, New York's Political Heavyweights Vow to Fight Trump

At Rev. Al Sharpton’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration, New York’s highest-ranking officials vowed to fight President Donald Trump’s policies targeting marginalized groups and blasted his description of African, Haitian and El Salvadoran immigrants as coming from “shithole countries.” 1,200 more words


NYC Council Speaker Corey Johnson Vows to Confront Racial Issues 'Head-On'

City Council Speaker Corey Johnson, who was elected speaker last week, vowed to confront issues affecting marginalized groups in New York City “head-on” amid backlash over the lack of a speaker of color. 788 more words


NYC Council Speaker Hopefuls Weigh in on Role of Race, Gender in Competition

At a justice forum hosted by Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network and other groups on Monday, Council members of color seeking to become speaker expressed concern about a white speaker addressing the needs of communities of color, and white candidates vowed to stand up for people of color and other marginalized groups. 1,174 more words


National Action Network Board Asks Rev. Al Sharpton to Delay Plans to Step Down for Two Years

The Board Chair of National Action Network (NAN), Rev. Dr. W. Franklyn Richardson, has asked NAN Founder Rev. Al Sharpton to delay his plans to step down as President of NAN in 2019 upon his sixty-fifth birthday. 493 more words

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Emily Moore

Title: Founder, Executive Director
Company: Alliance Junior Development Program Inc

Title: Teacher
Company: Ulysses Byas Elementary School

Location: Roosevelt, NY United States
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What Disrespects The American Flag: A Confederate flag. 

Margaret, last week six football players knelt during the national anthem.  This week it was 200.  And just like Colin Kaepernick, they weren’t making a statement about the flag. 18 more words