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Hardy L. Brown

Harvard President says Women Lack Intrinsic Aptitude in Science

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Dr.  Lawrence Summers, President of Harvard University, the nation’s oldest institution of higher education is continuing to spout some of the same beliefs the university was founded o­n when he referred to differences of “intrinsic aptitude” for science between women and men at a meeting of the National Bureau of Economic Research. 

Relevant Black History National Organization

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This week during Black History I want to take a look at some of the organizations that came into existence after the civil war and focused their mission o­n civil rights and the socialization of our people through education. In the early 1900 we were wrestling with separate but equal laws and KKK organizations.

Great Historical Organization for Hard Times

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For this week’s edition of our celebration of Black History we are focusing o­n existing organizations or institutions that originated under hard times. There were no laws that gave them the right to organize, read, marry, work, visit each other or go off the plantations.


It’s in the Water

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We love to throw around the phrase: “it’s in the water.”  Especially when a person does something that is unusual or strange. When a person hits the ball harder or longer, we say “it’s in the water?” When a person can run faster than any o­ne else, “it’s in the water?” When a person can answer questions that stump the average Joe, we say “it’s in the water?”


Condi Rice’s “Impressive” Career

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The confirmation hearing of Condoleezza Rice was historic in American history in general and Black American history in particular. We witnessed a Black female being grilled by the senate confirmation committee interviewing her to replace the outgoing Secretary of State Colin Powell, who was the first Black to hold the position.


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