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A 16 Year-old Black Girl, The Criminalization Of Students, And The Push For STEM Studies

Kim Moore on 16 year-old Kiera Wilmot’s failed science experiment, and subsequent expulsion and arrest: “What happened to Kiera calls into question a larger problem, that of the Zero Tolerance policies and school-based arrests that have been implemented in schools throughout the U.S. and have ultimately criminalized students, particularly students of color.”

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Civil Rights Leaders Unveil BLACK AGENDA for Obama’s Second Term

Over 60 leading civil rights figures came together in Washington DC to unveil a black agenda for President Obama’s second term. Do you think it’s a comprehensive one? Will the Obama Administration pay it any mind?

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