Hampton University and Wall Street Journal Articles

Hampton University and Wall Street Journal

With only 13% of African Americans in higher education, these colleges [HBCUs] awarded nearly 30%

of all undergraduate degrees earned by African American students in the science, technology,

engineering, and math (STEM) disciplines; 50% of all bachelor’s degrees in teacher education received

by African American students; and 85% of Doctor of Medicine degrees acquired by African Americans

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Inequities of Baltimore Black Youth Articles

Inequities of Baltimore Black Youth

   

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  We should not join the Right and the White Nationalists in their anti-black youth rhetoric. We should

be looking for more and more ways we can support youth responses to their social and class oppression.

 

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Statistics on the Inequities Facing

Baltimore’s African-American Youth

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My Holy Bible for African American Children Articles

My Holy Bible for African American Children

   

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African-American parents long for a Bible that can help them explain God’s Word and their faith

to their children. My Holy Bible for African-American Children answers that need. Included

are illustrations by African-American artists, popular Negro spirituals . . .

 

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My Holy Bible for African American Children

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A Dark Child of the Fourth World Reaches Out Articles

A Dark Child of the Fourth World Reaches Out

   

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I was barely 21 and was just devouring Baraka, Baldwin, Brecht, and a host of

Black Arts Movement artists – which shaped and inspired me to find my own cultural/political voice

and gave me the confidence to trust in my own visions and pursue directing.

 

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Children Writing Letters Articles

Children Writing Letters

   

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Here is my final reason why you should not drill in Alaska. There could be an oil spill

in the ocean. In the booklet Kids Discovery Facts About the Water, oil is found

under the ocean. Oil can make people sick. If oil can make people sick,

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Children Are Our Future Articles

Children Are Our Future

   

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There are those who criticize little Malik’s hair, his clothing, his voice,

 his body language, and, yes, even today his color

 

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Children Are Our Future

It’s Back to School Again 

By Yvonne Terry

 

A new school year begins at the end of August for Baltimore-area students. This year … Read the rest

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Child Rearing Articles

Child Rearing

   

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Diary Notes from 

The Marcus Bruce Christian Archives

University of New Orleans

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Books by Marcus Bruce Christian

Song of the Black Valiants: Marching Tempo / High Ground: A Collection of Poems  / Negro soldiers in the Battle of New Orleans

I am New Orleans: A Poem / Negro Read the rest

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Blame A-Rod, Spoil the Child Articles

Blame A-Rod, Spoil the Child

   

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For a brief moment in 1998, however, I considered the love affair all over again, thanks to

Sammy Sosa and Mark McGwire.  As both men chased down one of the most coveted

records in professional sports (Maris’ 61 home runs in a season) I grew interested again

 

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A Bone to Pick: saving baltimore’s Kids Articles

A Bone to Pick: saving baltimore’s Kids

   

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 The all-pervasive drug trade is nothing new to the black and poor communities of this city. The acceptance

of drug dealing and the admiration of drug thugs is a new convention that threatens to undermine every sector

of city life. Such a convention was never allowed to thrive in … Read the rest

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