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Priceless Gown Project Sends Girls to Prom in Dream Dresses

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NBC Nightly News | May 20, 2011 In Baltimore, Md., The Priceless Gown Project is making Prom dreams a reality.  The project boutique gave away free dresses to over 500 young ladies who otherwise may not have been able to finance their dream gown. A unique shopping experience, the ladies are paired with a personal […]

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“Louder Than a Bomb” Premieres This Week

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Film Website | May 19, 2011 Louder Than a Bomb tells the story of four Chicago high school poetry teams as they prepare to compete in the world’s largest youth slam. By turns hopeful and heartbreaking, the film captures the turbulent lives of these unforgettable kids, exploring the ways writing shapes their world, and vice […]

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Family Wants Justice for Aiyana Jones

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My Fox Detroit | May 16, 2011 DETROIT (WJBK) – The family of Aiyana Jones is demanding justice. “I’m going to fight for my baby. I’m going to get justice for Aiyana,” said Mertilla Jones, Aiyana’s grandmother. She said that’s what keeps her going through the pain and grief of losing her seven-year-old granddaughter. Aiyana was shot […]

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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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