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Wisconsin: Dead Last in Well-Being of African-American Kids

A study by the Annie E. Casey Foundation is drawing attention to systematic generational poverty in Wisconsin. In the wake of civil unrest after a police...

The Gaping Hole in Pope Francis’ Anti-Poverty Agenda

By Jessica González-Rojas “This papacy begins with a name,” wrote Howard Chua-Eoan and Elizabeth Dias in their 2013 “Person of the Year” profile of Pope Francis for...

NCLR: Helping to Build Resilient Latino Youth

Immigration, poverty, education, discrimination, disengagement are all issues affecting Latino youth today and the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) is leading the charge...

Walmart Wage Increase Likely to Start New Trend Toward Pay Equity

Better schedules, more training, and a wage increase up to $10.00 per hour - that's what Walmart workers can expect beginning on April 1. Last month,...

Childhood poverty: majority of U.S. public school students eligible for free...

Rising income inequality in the U.S. has produced a startling statistic: 51% of U.S. public school children in pre-K through 12th grade were eligible under...

Black Leaders Endorse Cornell William Brooks as NAACP President & CEO

In the days following the announcement by the NAACP National Board of Directors that Cornell William Brooks would be the Association’s next National President and CEO, Black...

SC State Legislator Creates Model for Lasting Community Revitalization

South Carolina State Representative Harold Mitchell, D-Spartanburg, who's made headlines recently for his efforts to modify his state's 'Stand Your Ground Law', is more...

Leading Civil Rights Advocates Challenge FCC Rule Comprising Constitutional Freedoms

The nation’s largest civil rights groups recently wrote the Federal Communications Commission protesting a proposed staff recommendation that would require respondents to Commission proceedings...

Broadband Access Can Help Us Fulfill the Dream

It's been fifty years since Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., led the March on Washington to protest racism, unemployment, and economic inequities affecting African Americans. ...

Adjunct Professors Getting the Short End of the Stick

For many of us, there is that one teacher and/or professor who helped us think outside the box and dream the impossible. In my...