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Milwaukee Courier Online
People across the nation affected by the outcry in Ferguson
The tragic events surrounding the Michael Brown Jr. case in Ferguson, Missouri has ignited emotions not only nationally but internationally.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Green Left Weekly
'No justice, no peace' - racist violence fuels anger
This slogan was taken up by community protesters right after the murder of 18-year-old African American Michael Brown by police in the St Louis suburb of Ferguson, Missouri, on August 9. Brown had his hands up in surrender and shouted "Don't Shoot!" when a white cop shot the unarmed teen six times.
Daytona Beach News-Journal Online
B-CU to talk about shooting Students, pastors and a Florida Supreme...
Students, pastors and a Florida Supreme Court justice will gather at Bethune-Cookman University Monday and join the national dialogue on race sparked by a police officer's shooting of an unarmed black teen in Missouri.
Irs E-mails: The Perfect Storm
August 22 is another deadline for the Obama administration's IRS officials to come clean about their clear malfeasance in office.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Religion News Service
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly listings - " August 22
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NCCU to hold - Hands Up' rally to protest Ferguson shooting
Local university students are joining "hands up, don't shoot" demonstrations that have been staged around the country in protest of the Aug. 9 shooting death of Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager, in Ferguson, Missouri.
District Line Daily: The Education Issue
A morning roundup of news, opinion, and links from Washington City Paper and around the District.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Social Justice Still Drives Howard University
Hundreds of student volunteers arrived on Howard University's campus a week early to help freshmen move in to their new dorms.
The Washington Post
Howard University doctoral student is trying to organize bus trip to attend Ferguson rally
A Howard University graduate student is trying to raise funds to charter a bus from Washington, D.C. to Ferguson, Mo.
SIT-INS Begin...Guess When and Where
Saw this from @JMitchellNews: 66 yrs ago today, NAACP Youth Council began sit-ins to desegregate lunch counters ..
Cops Still Haven't Interviewed the Woman Shot at a Ferguson Protest
A little over a week ago, a Howard University student named Maya Aaten-White was leaving a rally about the Mike Brown shooting when she was shot in the head by unknown assailants.
Sustainability Study Reveals Green Revolution Blooming at America's...
August 20, 2014 The 2014 HBCU Green Report released today provides clear evidence that there is significant activity underway on historically black colleges and university campuses to promote sustainable living and adopt energy efficient practices despite their absence in major national green surveys.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
The Washington Post
Rare D.C. house-call doctor straddles two Washingtons
Isak Mauritzon, 11, and his family, visiting the District from Sweden, were set to visit museums in the District last Wednesday when Isak complained that his ear hurt.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Admiral William H. McRaven named University of Texas chancellor
The governing board of The University of Texas System has selected Admiral William H. McRaven, currently commander of the U.S. Special Operations Command, to take over as chancellor in January 2015.
Pay It Forward: Special program uses music education to empower D.C. students
Jeffery Tribble Jr. and Diane Granger were both members of the Howard University Marching Band.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
The Washington Post
Milloy: Sign of surrender won't deliver justice or change system
Of all the responses to the recent police shooting of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Mo.
Missing in Action: AFL-CIO Should Be in Ferguson
Hands Up, Don't Shoot: Howard University students in Washington, DC stand in solidarity with the people of Ferguson, Missouri.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Howard University Freshmen Take Photo Pushing Social Movement
Social media has been helping to spread awareness about the current conflict in Ferguson, Missouri and none was more powerful than the freshman class photo taken at Howard University.
National parties reaching out to black voters
With less than three months until Election Day, Republicans and Democrats are stepping up efforts to court black voters - particularly in the South.
Residents of St. Louis area share their perspectives on Brown killing
Lesley McSpadden stood in the middle of Canfield Drive, dropping rose petals onto the bloodstains left from the violence that took her 18-year-old son, Michael Brown, just after noon on Aug. 9. A week after the killing, protests, marches and prayer vigils continue to be held, all under the watchful eye of the nation and beyond, with President ... (more)