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Video Extra #4 >>> LR Blitzkrieg: ‘Proxy’

LR Blitzkrieg: ‘Proxy’

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US charter schools put growing numbers in racial isolation

By IVAN MORENO, LARRY FENN AND MICHAEL MELIA, ASSOCIATED PRESS

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(AP Photo/Carrie Antlfinger)

Milwaukee – Charter schools are among the nation’s most segregated, an Associated Press analysis finds – an outcome at odds, critics say, with their goal of offering a better alternative to failing traditional public schools. Read More

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Here’s How Trump’s Tax Plan Will Benefit African Americans (Or Not)

by John Tucker 

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There’s a House version and Senate version of President Donald J. Trump’s tax reform plan, which experts estimate will add about $1.5 trillion to the federal deficit over the next decade and will be the biggest change to the federal tax code since 1986. The House version keeps seven brackets but changes the income and tax rate classifications, while the Senate version takes the brackets down to four. Trump says that his tax plan would help “make America great again,” but will it truly be beneficial to the African American community? Read More

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New Music on BTN Sondcloud Player (12.08.17) >>> Marxx & Myka 9: “Equinimity”

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New Music on BTN Soundcloud player comes from Los Angeles emcee  Myka 9.  His new single “Equinimity” is produced by Marxx. To listen to the single go to our home page and locate the Soundcloud Player on the right side of the page. Or click the artwork above.  

Black Preschoolers 3.6 Times More Likely to Be Suspended Than White Students

A study from the U.S. Department of Education found black children represent 19 percent of preschool enrollment but make up 47 percent of all suspensions.

By Amy Rock

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A study from the U.S. Department of Education shows black preschoolers at public schools are 3.6 times more likely to receive one or more out-of-school suspensions than white preschoolers.  The Civil Rights Data Collection conducted a survey and found black children represent 19 percent of preschool enrollment but make up 47 percent of all preschool suspensions. White students represent 41 percent of preschool enrollment but only make up 28 percent of all preschool suspensions. Read More

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Video of the Day >>> Clayt: ‘Yo-Yo’

Clayt: ‘Yo-Yo’

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Most Millennials Feel Insecure About Finances & Life

Our Mental Health Is Suffering.

By BlackDoctor.Org

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As a millennial, I always hear about mental health and mental illness. From my friends, other millennials, from the older generations, we talk about the importance of mental health all the time and how we need to confront and heal our internal wounds. Ironically, under the same breath, I constantly hear the banter of generations before us (even of those who are only 10 years older than me), about how millennials are soft, lazy, and have no sense of work ethic.  Read More

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Why Home Schooling Is An Increasing Option For Black Families

By Je’Don Holloway Talley

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For educators at the Black Star Academy Home School Co-Op in Forestdale, there is the holistic and then there is the “Whole”-listic. Their goal is to offer both. Read More

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