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Living in Color: ’People of Color’ a phrase divided

The minimization of the minority has been a common trait of our society for centuries and has evolved over time in many different ways. Yet no matter how drastic the change, the oppression faced by minorities has continued to constrain any progress that could come. With the rise of Black Lives Matter movement, many are […]

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The Moynihan Report still controversial 50 years later

The Department of Labor published a report in 1965 titled “The Negro Family: The Case for National Action,” commonly known as the Moynihan Report, named after Daniel Patrick Moynihan, the author. The report condemned the disintegration of the family structure within the poor, black community. It was criticized for “blaming the victim” instead of targeting […]

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Report finds higher education does not protect Hispanic and black wealth

A college degree does not protect the wealth of all racial and ethnic groups equally, a recent St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank research report found. The study was based on the data from the 2013 Survey of Consumer Finances report. The study reported families with a college graduate as its primary financial supporter earn 2.4 […]

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Conference looks ahead and draws lessons from Civil Rights Movement

The Africana Studies Program and the National Congress of Black Women hosted a symposium reflecting on the Civil Rights Movement as well as ways for black youths to progress in terms of education on Oct. 23 at Rosenthal Library 230. The forum was broken up into two parts. The first half dealt with the issue of […]

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