D.C. Black and Missing Town hall Draws Large Black Crowd
author, Yejide Orunmila - Caption: Locked out, the people wait to be let in to the Town Hall

I began hearing about the missing Black and Latinx girls at the beginning of March. My daughter, who was out of state at school, called me to express her concern about the missing girls from D.C. and Prince George’s County in Maryland. She was especially touched because one of them went to her old high […]

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An Open Letter to Dr. Anthony Jenkins, President of West Virginia State University: Kill the “Epic Love Story”

Editors Note:  This letter was sent to West Virginia State University President Dr. Anthony Jenkins on August 25, 2016.  He responded by setting a meeting with the author. In the meeting, he explained that as the new President he wasn’t aware of the story and agreed that it should not represent the school.  He laid […]

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Detroit Public School Closures Cause Crisis for Poor and Working Class Africans Families

by Ayobunmi Bandele The State of Michigan has been trying for some time now to reform its public schools in the majority African city of Detroit,   they say in an effort to boost academic performance. With the intervention of Trump’s Education Secretary and billionaire heiress Betsy Devos, Detroit Public Schools (DPS) has been on the […]

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