Tag: Anti-Racism

War on Poverty: Child Well-Being 50 Years Later

In 1964, President Lyndon Johnson declared a War on Poverty in his State of the Union Address. Fifty years later, how have American children fared? Fair Start: Rich Get Richer While Working Families Struggle • In 2012, child poverty was 5 percent lower than in 1964 but 64 percent higher than the lowest recorded level…
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National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

“National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is a national HIV/AIDS testing and treatment community mobilization effort designed to encourage Blacks across the United States and Territorial Areas to get educated, get tested, get treated, and get involved with HIV/AIDS, as it continues to devastate Black communities,” says LaMont “Montee” Evans, of Healthy Black Communities, Inc. and…
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New Report on Millennials- Race and Activism

  When I realized that what was happening to me and my family was not an aberration but was part of a plan. My passion came from my personal experience and my rage about it came from understanding that it was broader. Poverty is a political issue, so is immigration enforcement, etc. It’s all part…
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WV Human Rights Commission – File Complaints Online

The West Virginia Human Rights Commission is a state government agency that investigates and adjudicates discrimination complaints in the areas of employment, housing and places of public accommodation.  As a part of its mission, the Human Rights Commission strives to eliminate discrimination throughout the state of West Virginia and to educate the public on the…
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