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Michelle Obama Delivers Spelman College Commencement Speech

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May 15, 2011 First Lady Michelle Obama encouraged this year’s graduates of Spelman College to use their degrees to pay it forward. But as you climb those career ladders, just remember to reach down and pull others up behind you.

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Teen Creates Non-Profit to Help the Homeless

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NBC Nightly News | May 11, 2011 For his Eagle Scout project, 14-year-old Nicholas Cobb started “Comfort and Joy,” a non-profit that raises money to buy winter coats for the homeless.

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Is School Discipline Too Harsh?

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CNN | May 9, 2011

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The Freedom Rides: 50 Years Later

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Fifty years ago, over four hundred black and white students and young activists participated in non-violent bus trips through southern Jim Crow states.  These historic trips, known as the Freedom Rides, were conducted to shed light on the continuous hatred and violation of the Supreme Court’s desegregation ruling.  This month, PBS will air the documentary […]

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Official “Move Your Body” Workout Video

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Beyoncé joins team of young dancers to create fitness video for Michelle Obama’s ‘Let’s Move’ campaign, which aims to curb childhood obesity.

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Trailer: “Soul Food Junkies”

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by Byron Hurt (film info) Filmmaker Byron Hurt explores the health advantages and disadvantages of Soul Food, a quintessential American cuisine. Soul food will also be used as the lens to investigate the dark side of the food industry and the growing food justice movement that has been born in its wake.

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New Arizona Immigration Law, Racial Profiling?

CNN | April 26, 2010 Arizona police chiefs call fears of racial profiling under a new immigration law unfounded. CNN’s Casey Wian reports.

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Body of Missing Student Found

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Today Show | April 25, 2011 Maryland Police continue to search for clues about the disappearance and murder of high school student, Phylicia Barnes.  Her body was found in the icy waters of the Susquehanna River last week.

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Is the SAT Biased?

CNN | April 19, 2011

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At the River I Stand

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California Newsreel (via Shadow and Act) | Available March 3rd-11th April 4 marks the anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, murdered in 1968 while fighting for the rights of striking Memphis sanitation workers. This event is brilliantly chronicled in the acclaimed documentary, At the River I Stand. This year’s anniversary will be marked […]

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