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October 31, 2014

NYCLU Demands That NYPD Stop Handcuffing 5-Year-Olds

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April V. Taylor The New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU) is demanding sweeping changes to current discipline guidelines for the more than 5,000 school safety officers in New York City.  The NYCLU has previously sued the NYPD for use of force against students and wrongful arrest, made the demands during a press conference Wednesday, stating that school discipline should be handles by educators, not the police. Alecia Cabral made a…

Why Are 1 In 4 HBCU Students Not Black?

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The number of non-Black students who attend Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU’s) continues to climb.  Statistics show that the student body’s of these traditionally Black schools is changing, with an average of 1 in 4 students not being Black.  The statistics were compiled through research conducted by the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education.  There are multiple reasons this is happening, and here are some of them: 1….

Michael Jordan Calls President Obama a Sh*tty Golfer

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Once you reach billionaire status, it’s probably safe to say that you don’t really care what other people think about what you have to say. To the contrary, when you’re not worried about your next meal, or yacht, you can say exactly what you think. Maybe that’s what former NBA star Michael Jordan was thinking when he called out Obama on his pitiful golf game during an interview. Ahmad Rashad…