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Victoria parkrun #65 (28 Feb 2015)

Having a race on both the Friday and the Sunday, I volunteered to help out at one of my local parkruns.  It’s always good to watch my fellow runners compete and to wonder where I would place if I was racing.   97 more words

Ian Goudie

Number of African American Judges Reaches All-Time High; Do Issues Remain?, CRS Insights (February 23, 2015)

Number of African American Judges Reaches All-Time High; Do Issues Remain?, CRS Insights (PDF)
Source: Congressional Research Service (via Federation of American Scientists)

This CRS Insight provides historical and statistical information related to the appointment of African Americans as U.S.

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Congressional Research Service

Yes, Black America Fears the Police. Here’s Why.

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By Nikole Hannah-Jones

This story was co-published with Politico Magazine.

Last July 4, my family and I went to Long Island to celebrate the holiday with a friend and her family. 331 more words

News From The Soul Brother

Diversity and Inclusion – Love Has No Label

Diversity & Inclusion – Love Has No Labels

Love.

It’s not about gender, race, disability, age, or religion.

Be yourself.

Love one another.

And respect that love.

It’s universal.

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LGBTQ Rights

Announcement: 'Mapping the Afro-Imaginative' symposium this week

This Thursday and Friday, the Black Queer Diaspora Collective at UT will present a symposium that convenes activists, artists and scholars from throughout the African Diaspora to discuss “creative strategies for black queer world-making.” The symposium kicks off with a keynote lecture from Nalo Hopkinton… 46 more words

Announcements

#439 “This is America! There's money for everyone!”

What makes someone speak to a group of strangers?

I walked into the downtown public library, to pick up a book I had on hold. A man got off the elevator and announced something to the other end of the foyer. 226 more words

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