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Black History Month: Books You Should Read

February 23, 2011
Black History Month: Books You Should Read

Root and Branch: Charles Hamilton Houston, Thurgood Marshall, and the Struggle to End Segregation Author: Rawn James The Supreme Court 1954 decision in Brown v. Board of Education is widely considered one of the milestones of the civil rights movement. James Rawn explores the two men,  Charles Hamilton Houston and Thurgood Marshall, and the...
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Using the Kwanzaa Principle Ujima to Address the Current Crisis and Condition of American Youth

December 4, 2010

Research shows the health and well being of American children is worse than it was 50 years ago: there’s an epidemic of anxiety and depression among the young; aggressive behavior and delinquency rates in young children are rising; and empathy, the backbone of compassionate, moral behavior, has been shown to be decreasing among college...
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Bullying: Advice to Parents and Teachers

October 28, 2010

A survey by the Josephson Institute of Ethics reveals that half of high school students in America say they have been bullied. While clearly this is an issue which teens now have to deal with on school campuses, it would be misguided and a mistake to see this strictly as a youth issue. True,...
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