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America’s Innovative Leaders: Mayor Shirley Franklin, Atlanta, GA

Here’s the big problem for Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. He will either win outright or make a powerful second place showing in both the Iowa Caucuses and the New Hampshire primary on February 1. Why is that a problem? Simple: The wins will mean next to nothing. The two states are two of the whitest states in the country. Democratic voters in both states have a contrarian, quasi-populist streak. They have a history of thumbing their noses at traditional Democratic
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Reconstructing the Dreamland: The Tulsa Race Riot of 1921, Race Reparations, and Reconciliation

There’s no shortage of chatter about GOP Presidential contender Donald Trump campaigning. But almost nothing has been said about how a “President” Trump would actually govern. While there’s no consensus that he can win the GOP nomination let alone the White House, there is a consensus that he has a real shot at being a real threat to win the GOP nomination and make a real run for the White House. It’s based on these very real facts. Since he officially declared for the presidency last June
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America’s Innovative Leaders: Mayor Shirley Franklin, Atlanta, GA

The Common Black College Application can be used by students to apply to several historically… Continue reading
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Marcus Garvey Africa for the Africans Those at Home and Those Abroad

African American Politics: A History of Struggle

Shirley Franklin Discusses Challenges for Atlanta

Learning how to talk to each other in ways that are productive and respectful seems an essential skill in our modern times, particularly on the subject of race. With trolls and small-minded people subverting the process in far too many avenues of discourse, and the art of listening too often lost in the rush to pontificate, we struggle to find empathy and common ground amongst ourselves. And never have both been more sorely needed. The conversation I’ve had over these last few weeks with
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