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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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Unlikely Collaboration: Yo-Yo Ma and Lil Buck

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Spike Jonze | April 11, 2011 World famous cellist Yo-Yo Ma and local street dancer, Lil Buck performed their rendition of “The Dying Swan” for an audience of grade school students at Los Angeles’s Inner City Arts.  The two teamed up  to call attention to the need for more government-sponsored arts programs.

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Beyoncé Joins Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move!” Campaign

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Politico | April 11, 2011 An apple and a dance routine a day will keep the doctor away according to Grammy Award-winning singer Beyonce Knowles. Knowles is lending her fame to Michelle Obama’s fight against childhood obesity and has partnered with the first lady’s Let’s Move! initiative and the National Association of Broadcasters for a […]

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To Be Heard (Trailer)

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View film site | April 11, 2011 Headed to Full Frame this weekend, To Be Heard is a spoken word documentary that follows the lives of three Bronx teens.

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The Interrupters (2011)

From producer/director Steve James and author-turned-producer Alex Kotlowitz, The Interrupters tells the moving and surprising story of three “violence interrupters” in Chicago who with bravado, humility and even humor try to protect their communities from the violence they once employed.  (Read more)

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Dance for the Dead—Turf Dancing Movement Goes Global

YO! Youth Outlook Multimedia Editor’s Note: YO!TV met up with Kash Gaines and Royshawn Thompson, two turf dancers from YAK Films who have starred in a series of RIP videos that show dancers memorializing their friends who have been killed on Oakland’s streets. Valerie Klinker is a content producer for YO! Youth Outlook Multimedia.

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Boy Saves Local Library From Closing

Fox Atlanta | March 29, 2011 Budget cuts meant a DeKalb County library branch was set to close at the end of this month, but then a 12-year-old boy stepped in. It was a first person civics lesson for 12-year-old home schooled sixth grader Sekondi Landry. The DeKalb County boy spent hours at the library […]

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A History Lesson for Chris Brown

Jay Smooth, Ill Doctrine | March 24, 2011 Two years after brutally beating then-girlfriend, Rihanna, Chris Brown seems to be under the impression that his fans have forgiven him, the public should move on, and the media should be gentler towards him.  Jay Smooth offers the R&B singer a reality check.

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9-year old loses leg after saving little sister

Today Show | March 23, 2011 Anaih Rucker, 9, talks about her courageous, split-second decision to push her 5-year-old sister, Camry, out of the way of an oncoming truck, which left her with an amputated leg.

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