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3 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, St Louis County, MO

8 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Daytona Beach, FL

22 hrs ago | American Thinker

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

Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly is a production of THIRTEEN Productions LLC for WNET .


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO

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.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Violent Crime, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

City Paper

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

City Paper

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.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, University of Chicago

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.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Psychology, Science, Anonymous, Pop/Rock

Daily Kos

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 ..


Related Topix: Marshall, TX


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.


Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Clark Atlanta University, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Spelman College

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.


Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Family Practice, Medicine

Mon Aug 18, 2014

University Business

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.


Related Topix: University of Texas at Austin, Paul Smith's College, New York

WJLA-TV Arlington

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.


Related Topix: Kids, Family

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.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Violent Crime, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News

Common Dreams

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.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, The Federation, Alternative, US News, Liberal Political News

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.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO

USA Today

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.


Related Topix: US News, Reince Priebus, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat, Morehouse College


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)


Related Topix: St Louis County, MO, Jay Nixon, US Governors, University City, MO, Saint Louis University

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Publishers' Weekly

Meet the Editor: Malaika Adero

Even as a high school student, Malaika Adero knew that she wanted to work in the book publishing industry.


Related Topix: Dance, Arts, Literature, Libraries, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA