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#AfAmEdChat Discusses President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper Initiative

This Thursday, from March 20, 2014 from 12-1pm EST the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans will host its next installment of #AfAmEdChat.  This edition will focus on President Obama’s new #MyBrothersKeeper initiative. “By increasing awareness of … Continue reading

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#AfAmEdChat Twitter Virtual Roundtables Commemorate American Education Week 2013

The White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans hosted a weeklong series of virtual roundtables November 18th – 22nd, using the Twitter platform to commemorate American Education Week.  Executive Director David J. Johns engaged national experts in discussions of … Continue reading

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Response to Supreme Court Decision on Voting Rights Act

The recent Supreme Court decision to eliminate a key provision of the Voting Rights act of 1964 reminds us there is still work to do to protect every citizens right to vote.  For nearly 50 years, The Voting Rights Act … Continue reading

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One Girl’s Fight to Become Orange

The discussion of race is an uncomfortable one. Americans tend to believe that we are a progressive nation of justice seeking individuals who stand on the mantra that all men are created equal. So when the Supreme Court has to … Continue reading

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