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New play, “Freedom Summer” to open in Washington D.C., July 19

Freedom Summer is a new mass meeting event based on the 1964 Mississippi Summer Project when nearly 1,000 college students went to Mississippi to help African Americans to secure their voting rights.  This new play explores the tensions within the project and the challenges faced by the staff and volunteers as they adjust to life in Mississippi during the long, hot summer of 1964 when lives were changed, a state was transformed, churches were burned and three civil rights workers […]

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Documentary: Finding Samuel Lowe- From Harlem to China

Three successful black siblings from Harlem discover their heritage by searching for clues about their long-lost Chinese grandfather, Samuel Lowe. Retired NBC Universal executive Paula Williams Madison and her brothers, Elrick and Howard Williams, were raised in Harlem by their Chinese Jamaican mother, Nell Vera Lowe. Nell encouraged them to realize the rags-to-riches American dream, resulting in their growth from welfare recipients to wealthy entrepreneurs. In order to fulfill a promise to their mother to connect to her estranged father’s […]

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Fareed Zakaria on education and skills in U.S.

The single biggest force behind falling American rankings on education and skills is not that the United States is doing things much worse, but that other countries have caught up and are doing better. The American system of secondary education and adult training is clearly inadequate in the new global environment.And things show no signs of improving.

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LDF Kicks Off Brown v. Board of Education 60th Anniversary Celebration with Public Service Announcement Declaring, “Together We Can End Inequality”

In a public service announcement invoking the 60th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education, the landmark Supreme Court decision that ended “separate but equal” in classrooms, the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund today called on all Americans to join together to end inequality. “Brown v. Board of Education was much more than a legal decision. This landmark case marked the beginning of the end of legal segregation in all aspects of American life,” said Sherrilyn A. Ifill, President […]

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