Black Education / Schools : We Must Light a Path to Hope, Opportunity for Young, Black Men

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  1. Clyde C Coger Jr

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    In the Spirit of Young Black Men,


    We Must Light a Path to Hope, Opportunity for Young, Black Men

    The past few months have tested our resolve and strengthened our commitment to reducing violence against Black men and boys. Keeping Black men and boys safe is at the forefront of our hearts and minds, with cities like Chicago, Los Angeles and Dallas seeing spikes in violence, and the string of police-involved shootings of African American men coupled with violence against police officers ...

    http://thehill.com/blogs/pundits-bl...-hope-opportunity-for-young-black-men?ref=yfp

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    Enrollments surge at historically black colleges amid rise in racial tensions

    Racial tension rose on many colleges and university campuses last year, with protests erupting on dozens of campuses and a national debate over “safe spaces,” “trigger warnings” and freedom of expression. A recent survey of college and university presidents conducted by Insider Higher Ed and Gallup found that less than 25 percent thought race relations on campuses other than their own were good or excellent during 2015-16 (though 84 percent said race relations on their own campuses were just fine) ...


    https://www.washingtonpost.com/news...-black-colleges-amid-rise-in-racial-tensions/

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    University California Los Angeles students stage a protest rally in a show of solidarity with protesters at the University of Missouri, Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015 in Los Angeles. Thousands of students across the U.S. took part in demonstrations at university campuses Thursday to show solidarity with protesters at the University of Missouri, and to shine a light on what they say are racial problems at their own schools. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)


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    Diverse Conversations: How Black Colleges Can Win Against Tough Competition


    Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) came into existence in vastly different times, when they were absolutely necessary for Black students to attend college. Today, they have to be savvy if they want to stick around. Let’s take a look at the shift HBCUs are making to become prominent in today’s integrated culture ...

    http://diverseeducation.com/article/86567/

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    Actor Nate Parker, best known for his work in the movies Red Tails, The Great Debaters, and The Birth of a Nation, has started a new film school at Wiley College, an HBCU


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    i agree ... we need opportunities for our young men

    hopefully ones that do not require years to attain

    we need it like yesterday

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    Well said Sister Destee, well put indeed.


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