Segregated schools get the short end of every stick, with larger class sizes, fewer resources for the special support students need to propel them into college — and often a police presence on high school campuses that sends far too many students in all the wrong direction.
Join us THIS Friday, June 13th, 2014, at 7:30 a.m., as this forum features a discussion on how “Power to the People,” self-determination in symbol and substance, changed American culture and the world.
Peter Harris: The Black Man of Happiness: In Pursuit of My ‘Unalienable Right’ is a jazzy journal & unprecedented meditation that ranges in scope from Thomas Jefferson’s era to the Digital Age in search of the answer to the simple, startling question, What is a happy Black man?
Tuesday, April 29, 5:30 p.m. Staples Center – Corner of Figueroa and Pico, Downtown Los Angeles. Activists will call on the public to boycott the L.A. Clippers and ask Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and the Los Angeles City Council to denounce Sterling’s comments.
“All-In Nation: An America That Works for All” describes how strong communities of color are critical to America’s economic future and lays out a comprehensive policy agenda to build an equitable economy where everyone, including fast-growing communities of color, can participate and thrive.
Struggle. Courage. Change. Despite all that were are up against, it feels good–to see the possibilities for racial justice and human rights keep pace due to the vision of CADRE parent leaders and movement allies.
Treva Brandon Scharf: Engaging in regular intense exercise not only strengthens the body, it strengthens your resiliency. It toughens you up, it builds character, and it can power you through your most pressing concerns.
Gary Corseri: More than 200 years of American “democracy” still takes us to the tragedy of Ferguson, Missouri, where a black kid can’t walk down the center of a street without getting himself killed in broad daylight!
Derek Cressman: While elites on both sides are preparing this proxy battle of issues for the fall elections at the federal level, the idea of voters directly weighing in about a specific issue is being threatened in California.