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    By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Sr Natl Correspondent As the United States commemorates the 60th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the nation reflects on a transformative law that reshaped American society by prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. The landmark legislation emerged from a period of ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Musical iconoclasts, such as the likes of Armstrong, Ellington, and the Nicholas Brothers, pioneered some of the first beats of the nation’s foundation that the world continues to jam on today. Coming up, the Bowers Museum will bring ragtime fans through the tumultuous rise of jazz, and great performers with their quality ...
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    By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire After decades of desegregation efforts, federal civil rights laws, and other attempts to close the achievement gap, a high quality education remains an elusive goal for most Black children. In an effort to engage Black parents around reaching that elusive goal, educators and community stakeholders tackled leadership, educational equity ...