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In a commencement address at Atlanta's historically black Morehouse College, President Obama said graduates should "find time to defend the powerless." The president said his own success was due to "the special obligation I felt, as a black man like you,...
WASHINGTON — President Obama urged graduates of a celebrated historically black college Sunday to use their education to help others and to work for "something larger than yourself," citing the example of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr....
The Atlanta Journal-ConstitutionThe music cranked as party-goers boogied, drank, got high and caroused, loudly carrying on like they did most nights at Perry Homes. The combustible mix gave folks in the sprawling public housing project many reasons to be on edge. A wrong word,...
The Atlanta Journal-ConstitutionTerry Boyd says he graduated from Morehouse College 33 years ago. And he's got the diploma that proves he has a degree. Or at least that's what Boyd thought the diploma meant. But when the Atlanta man applied for a job that would've paid him a $150,...
WASHINGTON — Speaking to the graduating class of Ohio State University in Columbus on Sunday, President Obama called on the students to embrace the school’s motto, “education for citizenship,” and to press the government to act....
The Philadelphia InquirerThe Rev. Kevin Johnson, senior pastor of Bright Hope Baptist Church in North Philadelphia, was disinvited from speaking at Morehouse College because he wrote a newspaper column critical of President Obama's administration, according to a group of alumni....
What's remarkable about photojournalist Leonard Freed's book "This Is the Day: The March on Washington" (Getty: $29.95), a photo essay documenting the historic Aug. 28, 1963, civil-rights march, is that it includes only one photograph of Martin Luther...
For RedEyeUniversity of Illinois-Chicago assistant professor Roger Reeves may have just won one of the biggest awards an American writer could hope to receive--a $25,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts--but when he was younger, he didn't know he...
Local colleges including William & Mary, Christopher Newport University and Hampton University are ranked in U.S. News and World Report’s 2013 Best Colleges report. The University of Virginia and William & Mary retained their spots as the No. 2 and...
The melody of the president's voice, the intensity of his movements gripped Jeremy Brickey's attention, cutting through the monotony of freshman orientation at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Honestly though, he thought Freeman A. Hrabowski...
They are more likely to get shot, go to jail, drop out of school, end up in foster care, be abandoned by their fathers and have children of their own while they're still teenagers. Compared with other Americans, young black men have the statistical...
DAYTONA BEACH — More than 40 days after a South Florida teenager was shot to death in Sanford, college students are trekking 40 miles over three days to keep Trayvon Martin's name at the forefront of the nation's consciousness. "The job is...
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