Tag: education

‘Godfather of Multiculturalism’ Stuart Hall passes in UK

‘Godfather of Multiculturalism’ Stuart Hall passes in UK

| February 20, 2014

Distinguished theoretician, sociologist and anti-colonialist writer Stuart Hall passed away Feb. 10 in the UK. He was 82.

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Weisser Park Center to host Black History Bowl

Weisser Park Center to host Black History Bowl

| February 20, 2014

FORT WAYNE—Weisser Park Youth Center, 802 Eckart St., is scheduled to host its Sixth Annual Black History Bowl from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Feb. 20.

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Upward mobility not based on merit

Upward mobility not based on merit

| February 20, 2014

A recent study by a team of Harvard and University of California-Berkeley researchers and others confirm that the birth lottery still rules the day.

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Obama vows to help young black men

Obama vows to help young black men

| February 20, 2014

Young black men in the U.S. are the most disproportionately incarcerated and the largest percentage of the unemployed and of high school dropouts.

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Funding disparity leads to closer look at IPFW governance structure

Funding disparity leads to closer look at IPFW governance structure

| February 19, 2014

IPFW has the fifth largest student population among state institutions but ranks next-to-last in funding per full time equivalent.

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Florida adopts race-based academic goals, community in uproar

Florida adopts race-based academic goals, community in uproar

| February 18, 2014

While many thought Jim Crow ended with the Civil Rights movement, the SPLC alleges otherwise in their recent complaint against the Florida Dept of Education.

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Spotlight on the MLK Club awards, scholarship recipients

Spotlight on the MLK Club awards, scholarship recipients

| February 5, 2014

The MLK Club gave away four $1,000 scholarships to high school students Kalisha T. Goree, Brittni L. Clopton, Jenna L. Klinedinst and Tiara A. Poindexter.

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IPFW announces African American Heritage Month schedule of events

IPFW announces African American Heritage Month schedule of events

| February 4, 2014

( Click the images below to view them larger. Scroll down for links to the PDF files. ) 2014 IPFW BHM Events Fathers: The FIRST CLASS SEAT Sister: An African American Life in search of JUSTICE Feb. 5,12,19,26 Wednesday Night Film Series Featuring “Hidden Colors” IPFW Housing Clubhouse 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Tuesday, February 11 “Are […]

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Tawanda Jones shows what good can come out of Camden

Tawanda Jones shows what good can come out of Camden

| February 4, 2014

By Brenda Robinson—Many likely believe Camden students are doomed to a life of crime, violence and unemployment, Tawanda Jones didn’t buy into the rhetoric.

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Pulitzer nominee Clifton L. Taulbert to speak at USF

Pulitzer nominee Clifton L. Taulbert to speak at USF

| February 1, 2014

FORT WAYNE—Clifton L. Taulbert, a Pulitzer-nominated writer and filmmaker, is scheduled to speak at the University of Saint Francis on Feb. 11.

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