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December 11, 2017

The Hypocrisy of Denzel Washington, the Poster Boy for the Boys & Girls Club of America

Charlie Peach

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One of my favorite actors of this century has always been Denzel Washington, a black man whose swag and cadence was omnipresent each time he walked onto a stage or graced the set of any film. He could make you love the enemy and curse the angels, depending on which character he chose to play. His works from a Preacher’s Wife, Malcolm X, Mo Better Blues, Glory, American Gangster, Flight and Fences are only a

Florida Lawmakers to Review Law Targeting Injured Undocumented Workers

By Howard Berkes, NPR, and Michael Grabell, ProPublica, This story was co-published with NPR. The second-highest ranking member of the Florida Senate pledged a legislative review of a state law that has allowed injured undocumented workers to be arrested and potentially deported rather than paid workers’ compensation benefits. “Legitimate injuries shouldn’t be denied just because the person was an undocumented immigrant,” said Republican Sen. Anitere Flores, the president pro tempore of the state Senate and

Minority Mental Health Awareness with Dr. Sheila D. Williams

Dr. Sheila Williams has  over  25  years  of  successful  professional  experience. Her expertise   is   very   extensive  as   she is   CEO of SW Consulting Services,  LLC,  a  Mental  Health  Therapist,  Published  Author , Empowerment Speaker and  Media Personality.  She  has  an  extensive  educational  background  as  she   holds  a   BA   in   Psychology   with   a   minor   in   Sociology,   an   MA   in   Counseling,   and   a   Ph.D.   in  Leadership  and  Education.

Meet ProPublica’s Latest Emerging Reporters

by Derek Kravitz Like many news organizations, ProPublica has been pushing to increase its own diversity and that of the journalism community overall. As part of that effort, we created the Emerging Reporters Program, giving young journalists of color mentoring and stipends to support their burgeoning careers. The grant-supported program is now in its third year. Emerging Reporters have gone on to work at The New Yorker, MSNBC, ProPublica and other newsrooms. We’re very excited

Emails Show USDA Staff Told to ‘Avoid’ Term ‘Climate Change’ Under Trump

Jessica Corbett, staff writer Staffers at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) service responsible for helping American farmers with conservation efforts were instructed by top officials to avoid the term “climate change” shortly after President Donald Trump took office, according to emails (pdf) obtained by the Guardian. Powered by WPeMatico

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