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KY Fire Chief Refuses To Help Stranded Black Family

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A Kentucky fire chief is receiving backlash for refusing to help a Black family who was stranded on an interstate and for also insinuating that an Asian-American reporter did not understand English.  The incident with the family was captured on a Bullitt County Sherriff’s body camera that was obtained by WDRB.  Julius Hatfield is the Southeast Bullitt County Fire Chief ... Read More »

George Jefferson was young enough to be Weezy’s son: 10 crazy facts about “The Jeffersons”

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by Marie Seva “The Jeffersons” was a 70’s sitcom with its cast primarily composed of African Americans.  Here are more interesting facts about one of the longest running American television series in history: 1.) “The Jeffersons” aired from January 18th, 1975 until July 2nd,1985, running for a total of 11 seasons.   It was among the first shows to put the ... Read More »

Don Lemon asks Cosby accuser how she used her mouth

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Don Lemon, being a conservative, might be considered a fan of Bill Cosby.  He has been one of the other black public figures who has embraced respectability politics into the conversation on race.  Observers wondered what sort of questions Lemon might ask Cosby accuser Joan Tarshis about what happened on the night that she says that Cosby drugged and assaulted her. ... Read More »

What US Schools Are Not Doing To Prevent School Shootings?

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By Colonel Byron A. Freeman, USA, Retired Hopefully you are one of the millions of Americans who are tired of hearing about school shootings.  We can all see that the current approach to dealing with this epidemic is not working and it is not going to get any better if we continue with the “business as usual” mentality when we ... Read More »

Disrupting the School to Prison Pipeline | Dr. Artika Tyner

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By Dr. Artika Tyner For far too many students of color, entering the gateway to incarceration begins with a referral from the classroom to the courtroom. This phenomenon is referred to as the school-to-prison pipeline. The NAACP Legal Defense Fund described this pipeline as “funneling of students out of school and into the streets and the juvenile correction system perpetuates a ... Read More »

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