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‘Hands on the Freedom Plow’ nets Hooks Institute Book Award

The Benjamin L. Hooks Institute for Social Change has selected “Hands on the Freedom Plow: Personal Accounts by Women in SNCC” as the winner of its National Book Award for 2010. 

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Me, Ledisi and you

For some, Ledisi is a real-life intersection where Sharon Jones meets Nina Simone. Her voice? Amazing. Her style? Eclectic.

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‘The Game of Life and How to Play It’

Dear Lucy: “I recently was asked by a friend of mine to cosign a loan for her for $20,000. She said that she would repay me after she received a settlement from a lawsuit.

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Things we don’t say about homosexuality will hurt children

School is more than a place to learn. It is the place citizens gather to acquire the resources and tools to support the fragile, beautiful but breakable gift of freedom. 

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Where’s the birth certificate? On file in Hawaii, fool!

There’s been no shortage of so-called “birthers” again willing to predict the demise of Obama’s 2012 campaign even before it began.

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