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Ban the Box

The year is 1993. Carlito’s Way is our favorite movie. We watched it at least 10 times. We knew the lines of our favorite scenes verbatim. Moya would play Gail, and I Carlito. She was fond of the scene where Gail confronts Carlito as to why they broke up. Moya was a romantic — she was fond of saying, “Prison could never come between true love.” She thought Carlito was selfish — thus only protecting himself by breaking up with Gail after he got sentenced to 30 years in prison. I admired
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Bob Moses interviewed by Julian Bond: Explorations in Black Leadership Series

Julian Bond interviews Bob Moses, who joined with him in 1960 as a member of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). Moses played pivotal roles in voter registration drives, sit-ins and in leading the Freedom Schools sponsored by SNCC. He also served in a leadership role with the Council for Federated Organizations (COFO). An educator, he taught school for several years in Tanzania. He later founded the Algebra Project using funds received from a MacArthur fellowship.
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Blues Talk 11 – the blues revival and the Black Arts movement

Eleventh of twelve informal lectures in which blues scholar and musician Adam Gussow discusses the history, sociology, philosophy, and cultural politics of the blues.
Gussow, an associate professor of English and Southern Studies at the University of Mississippi in Oxford, is the author of three books on the blues: Mister Satan’s Apprentice: A Blues Memoir (1998), Seems Like Murder Here:Read more…

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21 Great Leaders: Learn Their Lessons, Improve Your Influence

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To improve one’s leadership influence, study the lives of great leaders-21 of whom are found in Pat Williams’ newest book. Here are the stories and principles of individuals fromRead more…

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