By Maya Pottiger, Word In Black From mushy fish sticks and fries to mystery meat burgers and soggy broccoli, public school lunches in the United States aren’t exactly known as […] The post America’s school lunch program is failing Black students appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Maya Pottiger, Word In Black Between mass shootings, anti-LGBTQ bills, burned-out teachers, diverse books being banned, and the school-to-prison pipeline, as well as drill-and-kill standardized-test-driven instruction, is it any […] The post Here’s How We Bring Black Students Back to School appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Maya Pottiger, Word In Black As students around the country begin heading back to school, they’re being told that this year will be “normal” again, referring to classes being […] The post How anti-LGBTQ legislation will impact Black students appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Tashi McQueen, AFRO Political Writer, Report for America Corps Member If there is doubt that young people are interested in advocating for the improvement of American values, the worry […] The post Black members of Gen Z take to the 2022 political stage appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Kara Thompson, Special to the AFRO After a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, Baltimore City Fire Department’s Camp Spark returned this summer. The two-day camp took place on […] The post Baltimore City Fire Department helps young girls prepare for future service appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Raquel Rogers, Houston Defender For Allyson Jacobs, life in her 20s and 30s was about focusing on her career in health care and enjoying the social scene in New […] The post U.S. median age for giving birth hits 30 years old appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Mylika Scatliffe, AFRO Women’s Health Writer N’Kiia Stallworth, 42 of Providence, R.I. needs a match. Her multiple myeloma is not an incurable disease. In fact, you could be the […] The post Black donors: we want you to ‘be the match’ appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
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L.A. County Probation Officers, Supervisors & Managers Rally to Demand Board of Supervisors Support Probation!
*LOS ANGELES, CA – On Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2022, more than 300 Los Angeles County Deputy Probation and Detention Services Officers, Supervisors, and Managers rallied before the L.A. County Board of Supervisors Hearing Room to demand that the County Supervisors support Probation by implementing policies and procedures to protect the officers who are suffering unprecedented
*A lawsuit filed by the California-Hawaii NAACP Conference on Aug. 2 to remove an election ballot opposition statement to Proposition 26 attributed to a Los Angeles NAACP branch member has been settled. The statement will be stricken from ballot materials. The civil rights organization found the statement “false and/or misleading” because it supports Prop 26.