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"Here we're proving—with data and analysis spanning 50 years—that the problem is both structural barriers for the poor in hiring, housing, policing, and more, as well as a system that prioritizes war and the wealthy over people and the environment they live in," said John Cavanagh, director of the Institute for Policy Studies. (Photo: Poor People's Campaign/Twitter)

Decrying System That Favors ‘War and the Wealthy,’ Poor People’s Campaign Unveils Agenda to Combat Poverty, Racism, and Militarism

By Commentaries/Opinions

“The Democrats talk about the middle class. The Republicans talk about the military. No one’s talking about the poor.” By Jake Johnson — In the spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s original campaign against poverty that kicked off 50 years ago next month, leaders of the Poor People’s Campaign (PPC) on Tuesday announced plans to revive Dr. King’s radical moral vision with mass action nationwide and unveiled a series of ambitious demands aimed…

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Spoken Word by Michael Quess Moore at NAARC’s Benefit Reception, New Orleans

By Events, NAARC Posts, Reparations, Video/Audio

Michael “Quess” Moore’s spoken word performance at the National African American Reparations Commission’s (NAARC) Benefit Reception held at Southern State University at New Orleans on Thursday, November, 30 2017.

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Black Teacher Shortage Crisis Worsening

Black Teacher Shortage Crisis Worsening

By News & Current Affairs, Video/Audio

Watch This Video: Black Teacher Crisis A new study published by the Institute of Labor Economics finds that black children assigned a black teacher during elementary school performed better on standardized tests, especially those children from poor families. Another recent study finds black students with a black teacher were more interested in college. And a 2016 report by Vanderbilt University finds that black teachers are twice as likely to identify…

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Cong. John Conyers of Detroit, honorable host of the CBC’s Reparations Braintrust and author of HR40 welcomes members of the NAARC and Chairman of the CARICOM Reparations Commission Prof. Sir Hilary Beckles.

NAARC Rolls Out Preliminary 10 Point Reparations Plan

By NAARC Posts, Reparations

The National African American Reparations Commission (NAARC) Rolls Out a Reparations Plan at the 2015 Congressional Black Caucus Conference. Preamble: No amount of material resources or monetary compensation can ever be sufficient restitution for the spiritual, mental, cultural and physical damages inflicted on Africans by centuries of the MAAFA, the holocaust of enslavement and the institution of chattel slavery…

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Faya Ora Rose Touré Talks to IBW’s Don Rojas About “Bloody Sunday” in Selma, Alabama 50 Years Ago

By News & Current Affairs, Video/Audio

Faya Ora Rose Touré Interview (Part 1) Faya Ora Rose Touré Interview (Part 2) Faya Ora Rose Touré Interview (Part 3) About Faya Ora Rose Touré Attorney, civil rights and education activist, songwriter, playwright Faya Ora Rose Touré is a Harvard-educated Civil Rights activist and litigation attorney who has worked on some of the highest-profile civil rights cases to come before the courts. Touré—who spent most of her career…

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