Univ. of Alabama student brings peers to Serbia to give them the world

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By Rose Foran Aaron Brazelton talks about his first time going abroad as if it were a religious experience: as if it may just have saved his life, our at least drastically changed More...

Holding Prosecutors Accountable: Where Are NY’s Guardians of Public Trust?

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Editor’s Note – BBN’s pages are dedicated to clarifying the significant and determining role local district attorneys have in the lives of defendants, their families More...

UN expert slams US as only nation to imprison kids for life without parole

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Al Jazeera – “The United States was singled out Monday by a United Nations expert on torture for being the only country in the world that continues to sentence children More...

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Afro-Cuban Filmmaker Brings Little-Known Caribbean History to Light

By Nicole Crawford-Tichawonna It is fitting that two films by Afro-Cuban filmmaker Gloria Rolando are being showcased during the month we celebrate women’s history. As one of More...

FBI monitored and critiqued African American writers for decades

The Guardian – “Newly declassified documents from the FBI reveal how the US federal agency under J Edgar Hoover monitored the activities of dozens of prominent African More...

Univ. of Alabama student brings peers to Serbia to give them the world

130495, 04-25-13, Honors College

By Rose Foran Aaron Brazelton talks about his first time going abroad as if it were a religious experience: as if it may More...

How Immigrant Women Contribute to the U.S. Economy

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Via Walter Ewing/Immigration Impact – “It is worthwhile to keep in mind the depth and breadth of the More...

Gloria Rolando Afro-Cuban Filmmaker Brings Little-Known Caribbean History to Light

By Nicole Crawford-Tichawonna It is fitting that two films by Afro-Cuban filmmaker Gloria Rolando are being...

Small Small Thing is about the life and death of Olivia Zinnah, a child victim of rape in Liberia. (Image and Caption via filmmaker Jessica Vale/AJZ AJZ Africa: ‘Small Small Things,’ The Life and Death of Olivia Zinnah

Via Al Jazeera/Africa – “This film begins at the JFK Hospital in Monrovia, the capital of...

Image via LatinAmericanPost.com Study: Costa Rica, Uruguay Have Best Democracies in Latin America

The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – “Uruguay and Costa Rica are the most democratic Latin American...

Report: Lynching of Blacks by Whites Was Terrorism

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The The Equal Justice Initiative released its multi-year report, “Lynching in America: Confronting the More...

Mashable: ‘How The Peanuts Comic Strip Got Its First Black Character’

This story, which originally appeared on Mashable, came to our attention courtesy of Ronald E. Franklin’s blog. Via Mashable.com: In 1968,..

Pyrrhus Concer home torn down. Did wealthy BK couple demolish history for profit?

In early 2014, David and Sylvia Hermer of Brooklyn received approval from South Hampton, Long Island town officials to demolish the..

Justice and the Church: What we must NOT DO is look the other way

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Too often the church is guilty of misleading its members on matters of economic, social and racial injustice. More...

Ex-high school football quarterback sues over head injuries

Via CBS News – “A former high school quarterback followed in the steps of one-time pro and college players Saturday by..

Radiant Thanksgiving Recipes

This week, many of us will celebrate the tradition of Thanksgiving. Having dedicated my life to the study of the human body,..

(Video) Teasley Elem Students: “We Don’t Like Bullies at Our School”

Teasley_Elem Students at Teasley Primary and Elementary School, in Georgia, have fun making anti-bullying video. In their campaign to raise awareness, students..
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