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Commentary, Articles and Essays by Dr. Julianne Malveaux

Open a Book, Explore a World: The Philadelphia African American Children’s Book Fair

By Dr. Julianne Malveaux

By Julianne Malveaux — We hear the words “national emergency” so often from the bloviator that masquerades as a President that we forget what an emergency really looks like.  One of our most pressing crises is the educational emergency that our nation faces, with the quality of inner-city education, in particular, so lacking that many young people are graduating from high school unequipped to manage either post-secondary education or employment. …

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"When we sent Japanese Americans to internment camps, families were often separated when fathers were sent hasty relocation orders and forced labor contracts." (Photo: Clem Albers/ US National and Records Administration)

America Was in the Business of Separating Families Long Before Trump

By Commentaries/Opinions

The true story is that the United States has a well-documented history of breaking up non-white families. By Jeffery Robinson, Common Dreams — Children are crying for their parents while being held in small cages. The attorney general tells us the Bible justifies what we see and the White House press secretary backs him up. Be horrified and angered, but not because this is a new Trump transgression against real…

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