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YOUR TURN
co-payments for the vulnerable
By Millicent Gorham

By William Spriggs
The Path Forward
By Cong. Robin Kelly
As a Filipino-American and as an openly gay man, I cheer the latest victory for the LGBT rights movement.
by Theodore Ransaw, PhD
Many Black males are torn between academics and thug culture and it appears the latter is winning.
by Benjamin Todd Jealous
The current federal minimum wage is inadequate, outdated, and out of touch with the modern cost of living.
The new white Negro
Part 8 - Race in America
By Isabel Sawhill
Moynihan's bracing profile of the collapsing Black family in the 1960s looks remarkably similar to a profile of the average White family today. In other words, family breakdown is now biracial.
White shame, black pain
by E. Faye Williams
The times demand action from more of us—African, Hispanic, Asian, Native and white Americans, LGBT friends, women, the disabled—everyone benefitting from the Civil Rights Movement.
MIAMI- Donald J. Trump’s campaign vows to detain and deport “anyone who illegally crosses the border” and revoke DACA, the Obama administration’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy, have sown fear among the 11 million immigrants who reside in the U.S. without official authorization. Americans for Immigrant Justice, a nonprofit advocacy group, has been at the forefront of providing legal services to immigrants in Florida and beyond for two decades. (New America Media)
Cook Ross, a certified woman-owned consulting firm, celebrated the opening of its new Silver Spring offices with a panel discussion titled "Unconscious Bias: Looking Back and Into the Future of our Workplaces and World"; the discussion was moderated by WAMU radio host Kojo Nnamdi. Founded in 1989, Cook Ross "specializes in organizational cultural development and transformational leadership, and diversity and inclusion issues." Photo courtesy/Cook Ross
Race in America: Past & Present

The horrifying, little-known story of how hundreds of thousands of blacks worked in brutal bondage right up until World War II.    


Part 2: Emmett and Trayvon: How racial prejudice has changed


Part 3: A House divided

Why do middle-class blacks have far less wealth than whites at the same income level?


Part 8: The new white Negro

Is family breakdown now biracial?
Diversity Leader
Julian Norment is the new liaison to the African American community for Montgomery County's Office of Community Partnerships.
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