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Ban the Box

South Sudan’s leaders took the first tangible step toward peace in two and a half years on Tuesday, raising hopes the young country’s nightmarish civil war could finally end. Opposition leader Riek Machar landed in the capital Juba on Tuesday and was sworn in as vice president, a major boost for the peace deal signed by Machar and President Salva Kiir last year. “It’s the best hope that South Sudan has had in a very long time,” U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power said of

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Reparations To African-Americans For Slavery (1/3)

Kendrick Lamar drops number #1 album, To Pimp A Butterfly. Considered a genre bending, crown achievement for hip-hop music, Kendrick’s 2015 album opened the doors for the possibility of the rebirth of classic hip hop albums filled with conceptually intricate songs, knocking beats, voracious rhymes and virtuosic performances by incredible musicians. With a formula 1/3 G- Funk and Funkadelic , 1/3 Last Poets and Gil Scott-Heron and 1/3 NWA and Nas, Kendrick’s dynamic presence in the
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Civil rights leaders look back at the 1960s

The so-called “Great Society” era was a turbulent time of change with President Lyndon B. Johnson ushering an era of transformation, centered around programs coming from the federal government. A huge part of that decade: the civil rights movement and the people focused on changing the country.
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Civil rights leaders look back at the 1960s

A new research study says sexism in STEM is alive and well — and that it disproportionately affects women of color.
The”The 5 Biases Pushing Women Out Of STEM” study — published in the Harvard Business Review — surveyed 557 female scientists and interviewed 60 of them.
As the title suggests, researchers found five biases that alienate women in the industry. According to the study, “womenRead more…