• January 26, 2011 | The Root

    Obama's 'Big' Vision for the State of the Union

    Being in the House chamber during a State of the Union address, rowdy and packed with the entire federal government, is often compared to being at a high school pep rally. Despite this year's mixed-seating arrangement -- designed to restrain the usual "rival football teams" show of cheers and...

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  • January 24, 2011 | KQED Radio

    First Person: Angela Glover

    Social Justice advocate Angela Glover Blackwell joins us as part of our "First Person" interview series, profiling the leaders and innovators who make Northern California unique. For almost 35 years, Blackwell has been promoting public policies aimed at advancing opportunities for disadvantaged...

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  • January 20, 2011 | South Florida Times

    Kids Getting Attention in Major New Initiative


    A black child today is less likely to be raised by both parents than a black child born into slavery and more than 40 percent of black children are born into poverty. Such sobering data underscore an effort by some of the country’s most respected child advocates to stop the “backwards slide”...
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  • January 17, 2011 | The City Fix

    Tribute to MLK: Public Transportation as a Civil Right


    In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, celebrated as a federal holiday in the United States, TheCityFix salutes the courageous leaders of nonviolent activism and the civil rights movement, especially those who fought hard for equality on public transportation.
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  • January 17, 2011 | Augusta Chronicle

    City Solicits Bids to Run Buses


    Augusta hopes to build a better bus system by hiring a private management company to operate it. In December, the city sent out a bid request that seeks a company to run Augusta Public Transit. Commissioner Joe Bowles said the goal is to get the most benefit from available transit funds.
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