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Changing the Odds Black Children Face Today

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By Marian Wright Edelman

Never have our children needed your and my help more. A Black boy today has less than a 1 in 1,250 chance of becoming an NFL player; a 1 in 4,600 chance of becoming an NBA player; about a 1 in 2,000 chance of getting a Ph.D. in mathematics, engineering, or the physical sciences; a 1 in 548 chance of becoming a doctor; a 1 in 195 chance of becoming a lawyer; and a 1 in 53 chance of becoming a teacher.

Admission Application Suggestions (Part VII)

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Education is great freedom! Education that prepares you for a profession is greater freedom!!

AIDS Doesn't Discriminate

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By Hugh B. Price
President, National Urban League

It's amazing to recall that at several different times during the horrifying and deadly match of AIDS across the globe in the past two decades, there seemed to be in some quarters a sense that AIDS was the disease of "those people," and therefore, not a problem "we" really needed to worry about.
At various times, "those people" were: homosexuals, or homosexuals and intravenous drug users; or homosexuals, intravenous drug users and African Americans; or homosexuals, intravenous drug users, African Americans, and Africans; or ...

FOX Promotes Anti-Muslim Hate Says Islamic Group

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A prominent national Islamic civil rights group this week expressed concern about what it says is a pattern of anti-Muslim bias by Fox News Channel.

Admission Application Suggestions (Part IX)

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Criteria the State of California uses in the consideration of disadvantaged applicants for scholarship funds includes the following:

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