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Black Girls Disproportionately Confined; Struggle for Dignity in Juvenile Court Schools

By Monique W. Morris America’s Wire Writers Group Nationwide, African American girls continue to be disproportionately over-represented among girls in confinement and court-ordered residential placements. They are also significantly over-represented among girls who...
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Too Many African American Young Men Are ‘Cut Dead,’ Says Emory Professor

  ATLANTA — Despite their hopes and aspirations for the future, too many African American young men are still being rendered mute and invisible by society, says Emory University’s Gregory Ellison. His new book,...
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Innovative Nebraska Program Brings Diversity To Some Highly Segregated Public Schools

By Susan Eaton America’s Wire OMAHA – Fifth-grader Alyx has trouble naming  the “absolute coolest” thing about Wilson Focus School, part of an innovative educational model called the Learning Community that provides students opportunities...
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