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Black History

Lee & DeSaulnier Host Town Hall about Race in America

OAKLAND POST — The panel tackled issued such as gentrification, mass incarceration, and immigration. Congresswoman Lee noted that this year marks 400 years since the first African slaves were brought to America. […read more]

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Education

MPS students promote peace through United Nations world fair

MILWAUKEE TIMES WEEKLY — Students from 13 MPS schools took charge of the UWM Panther Arena on April 11 to share their knowledge of countries across the globe. Student displays included photos, maps, and important facts about each country and culture. Projects dug deep to explore the strengths and challenges of each nation and the role each country plays in its region or continent. The world fair was the culmination of the year’s United Nations Schools of International Learning (UNSIL) program, which is implemented in 13 MPS schools. […read more]

Op-Ed

An International War of Words

By Raynard Jackson NNPA Columnist   With the recent terrorists attacks in Paris over a largely unknown satirical newspaper that poked fun at Islam and Mohammed, there has been a global debate over whether the world is at war with “radical” Islam. The debate has Read More

Op-Ed

The Two Minds of Obama

By Bill Fletcher, Jr. NNPA Columnist President Obama was right on the money in announcing his executive order on immigration. Contrary to the assertion of Republican demagogues, this is not a blanket amnesty, but does release more than 4 million non-criminals from the ever-present threat of Read More

Politics

Democrats Bet on Diversity

(Politico) – With Barack Obama’s sweeping move to reorder the nation’s immigration system through the stroke of the presidential pen, Democrats say the White House is making a dramatic and likely irreversible bet that the ultra-diverse Obama coalition will sustain the party through 2016 and Read More

Politics

Trolling The GOP

  (Politico) – When the Obama administration last week began the process of preparing the media and the public about the president’s plan to unilaterally suspend deportation for millions of illegal immigrants, it did not go to a Latino outlet like Univision. It did not communicate to Read More