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Dr. Ron Hira, professor of public policy at Howard University, argued that the tech industry supports executive action by President Obama on illegal immigration in order to depress wages, which he stated amounts to a war on the middle class on Thursday's "Lou Dobbs Tonight" on the Fox Business Network. Hira said that the claimed shortage of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics workers is refuted by the lack of increase in STEM wages.
Friday Sep 12 | Lincoln Times-News
The Lincoln County Health Department welcomed a new doctor to its staff in September. A native of Washington, D.C., Dr. Ellores Brailey discovered her passion for healthcare at the age of seven.
Mya Aaten-White said she was walking down West Florissant August 12 when she was shot in the head. Aaten-White said she was walking back to her car when the shooting occurred.
The Russian-born scientist came to Howard University's campus 14-years ago as an HIV researcher. His focus was on why patients with Sickle Cell Disease, even after numerous blood transfusions, appeared to be immune or resistant to HIV Aids compared to the general population.
Washington, DC has been using speed cameras for more than a decade, but traffic safety has not improved. The city's private vendors have mailed more than 7 million photo tickets and collected a half-billion dollars in revenue, injury accidents have not declined as they have throughout the rest of the country.
We are all witnessing yet another dance between civil rights and social control. The latest iterations of this very public dance include the upcoming August 23 "We Will Not Go Back" Verrazano Bridge caravan to the Staten Island District Attorney's office in protest of the choke hold homicide of Eric Garner at the hands of NYPD and more than a week of sometimes violent protests in Ferguson, Missouri protesting the police shooting death of Michael Brown while his hands we in the air in the universal sign of surrender.
These cases were handled by the Washington Humane Society, which operates its shelter at 7319 Georgia Ave. NW, and the District's, at 1201 New York Ave. NE. For information or assistance, call 202-723-5730 or go to www.washhumane.org .
Referred to as the father of the Harlem Renaissance, Alain Leroy Locke is the first African American to become a prestigious Rhodes Scholar. His academic leadership and efforts to highlight black culture has made him a prominent figure in history, and in 2007 the Association of American Rhode Scholars partnered with Howard University to plan a symposium on the centenary of the election of Alain Locke as a Rhodes Scholar.
Both are local high school students who came Monday night to Mount Calvary's Historically Black College and University Fair to set the path for those future goals. Miller, 16, a junior at Vacaville High School, is looking at schools with strong track and field programs in the South and would like to go into nursing and sports medicine.
DePauw University and Spelman College are the top small colleges in the United States for graduates participating in Teach For America this year. The organization announced today that DePauw and Spelman each have 20 graduates in TFA's 2014 corps.
CRIME, PUNISHMENT & REDEMPTION, a CBS Interfaith Special, looks at how the faith community is helping returning citizens and their family members put their lives back together after incarceration. This special broadcast will be on the CBS Television Network on Sunday, Oct. 5 .
Kurt Schmoke: University of Baltimore Age: 64 Work highlights: dean of Howard University School of Law, 2003-2012, now interim provost and general counsel; partner in law firm of Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering in Washington, D.C., 1999-2003; mayor of Baltimore, 1987-1999; state's attorney for Baltimore City, 1982-1987; Assistant U.S. attorney for the District of Maryland, 1978-1981; assistant director of the White House Domestic Policy Staff, 1977-1978; attorney with the Piper and Marbury Law Firm, 1976-1977 and 1981-1982 Education: undergraduate degree in history from Yale University, Rhodes scholar at Oxford, Juris Doctor degree from Harvard Law School.
A statement from the University of North Carolina system said the UNC Board of Governors elected the Boston native during a special meeting Thursday. Jones succeeds Charles Becton, who had served as interim chancellor at the historically black college for the last 13 months.
Updated: Fri Sep 12, 2014 09:29 pm
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