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Representative Maxine Waters has called for the impeachment of President Donald Trump, and she told a Congressional Black Caucus Town Hall on Civil Rights that she expects other Black leaders to back her in her efforts.“Don’t come here and tell me, ‘Maxine, you keep on doing what you do.’ But...
EDUCATION ON SCREEN Sixty years to the day after the Little Rock Nine integrated a high school in Arkansas, a documentary chronicling how many of America’s school systems have segregated again is set to debut at the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis. Chalkbeat ACROSS THE POND Research from England's...
By Montee Lopez, Special to The New Tri-State Defender ...
By Christopher G. Cox (Publisher/Managing Editor, realesavvy.com) Since it was passed in 1977, the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) has enabled thousands of low- and moderate-income families—many in minority communities—to become homeowners. In the current political climate, however, many observers, who have played a role in monitoring how effectively the...