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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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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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Opportunity for all, what students need to know to demand equal rights

The students of Queens College must keep the fire of social justice shining for the future, through activism and knowledge that helps underrepresented groups resist policies that can demean the right to education and economic stability. QC represents the most ethnically and religiously diverse urban area in the world, according to USA Today. This means […]

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QC student organizations lead forum about oppression and protests in Ferguson

The events in Ferguson, Mo. – in which Darren Wilson, a white police officer shot Michael Brown, a young African American teen, to death – became a central theme in a discussion Oct. 15 in Powdermaker Hall. The forum, presented by Students Without Borders, the Ethnic Media Collective and the Queens College Dream Team, began […]

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