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Posts tagged with "Black youth"

Baseball offers a third option for athletic success

Baseball offers a third option for athletic success

Aug. 7 |     Baseball has existed for over a century, but among inner-city children it’s almost non-existent. Why isn’t this sport as popular as football and basketball, especially given baseball’s potential to offer the successful player both...

God bless Rachel Jeantel,  a courageous witness

God bless Rachel Jeantel,  a courageous witness

Jul. 10 |     During the first week of July, some in America showed their true colors by once again viciously attacking, with malice aforethought, a 19-year-old Black woman, Rachel Jeantel. She was the last person to speak to 17-year-old Trayvon Martin...

Occupy March madness

Occupy March madness

Apr. 3 |     “We are protesting because we believe that institutions of higher learning like FAU have the responsibility to stand up to the systemic racism, corruption and human rights violations that define the prison-for-profit system, and advocate...

A nation in pain, a nation whose heart is broken again

A nation in pain, a nation whose heart is broken again

Dec. 26 | When news began to flash across the airways Friday, December 14, that a tragedy was taking place in Newtown, CT, the magnitude and the heartbreak of this violent and insane action began to sink in. Twenty of the 26 lost lives were six- and seven-year-old...

St. Cloud State  at a crossroad

St. Cloud State at a crossroad

Nov. 16 |     The school can stop real racism now or just keep trying to change perceptions   By De’Vonna Pittman  Guest Commentator   In response to your article “St. Cloud State image makeover is lipstick on a pig” [MSR Nov. 3],...