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JANUARY 2019 ISSUE

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What Did You Think Would Happen?

As recent headlines declare there is an “urgent” need for more qualified teachers in the New Orleans area, we’re left to wonder exactly what it is that people expected to happen. Uh, yes, we are experiencing a shortage of qualified and certified teachers. But where’s the news in that declaration? What did we expect to

NAACP Celebrates 110th Anniversary of Freedom Fighting

Throughout the 1920s and 1930s, the NAACP led the Black civil rights struggle in fighting injustices such as the denial of voting rights, racial violence, discrimination in employment, and segregated public facilities. By Stacy M. BrownNNPA Newswire Correspondent@StacyBrownMedia The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People – NAACP – was founded 110 years ago

Our Black Women and Girls Have Gone Missing but Few Seem to Care

15-year old Victoria Shaw went missing Monday, Feb. 11, in West Hartford, Connecticut. Teandah Slater, who is also only 15-years old, was reported missing on Thursday, Feb. 7, from Noble Square in Chicago. 28-year old Amber Evans disappeared in 2015 and is still missing. By Stacy M. BrownNNPA Newswire Correspondent@StacyBrownMedia Victoria Shaw, a Black girl

“Power Rising” Summit for Black Women To Reconvene in New Orleans This Year

Senator Kamala Harris and Former GA Minority Leader Stacey Abrams to Address Gathering Organized for and by Black women to celebrate their collective power, the 2019 Power Rising Summit will reconvene in New Orleans from Feb. 22-24. Last year’s summit brought together Black women across ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, age, political affiliation, socioeconomic status, and gender

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