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Education Government

Systemic Changes in Public Education

MIDWEST Blog – Schools take the brunt of the budget cuts in the United States. When assessing nationwide problems at an economic and political level, the root of a lot of problems is the quality of our public education system. For such a pivotal aspect of a country’s ability to excel and succeed, it is […]

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What Being the Whitest Black Guy Really Means in the Heartland; Checking in-50 Years After “The Dream”

What Being the Whitest Black Guy REALLY Means in the Heartland; Checking in- 50 Years after “The Dream” By- Aimee Fant   Photo: Associated Press, USA- August 24th 2013 How very easy it is to underestimate the significance of a great or small thing, when we don’t have a dog in that fight. That’s not to say that […]

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Obama Asks for Calm After Zimmerman Trial

Obama urges calm after racially-charged murder trial (via AFP) President Barack Obama appealed to Americans for restraint, after anger from civil rights activists and public protests against the acquittal of a man who gunned down an unarmed black teenager. A Florida jury late Saturday found volunteer night watchguard…