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The family of a 24-year-old woman killed by a bullet from an off-duty Detroit police officer's gun while the two were were dancing wants the case reopened after prosecutors declined to press charges, the Huffington Post reports.
Henry Louis Gates Jr., Alphonse Fletcher University professor and director of the newly launched Hutchins Center for African and African American Research at Harvard University, on Tuesday announced the class of 23 students for the 2014-2015 academic year.
The fifth annual Barack Obama and American Democracy conference will convene at Tufts University this week. Sponsored by the university’s Center for the Study of Race and Democracy, the conference draws a community of scholars, activists and policy experts to debate, analyze and discuss the Obama administration’s impact at the local, national and global level.
Editor’s note: This is part 1 of the four-part series Keeping Black Men Healthy, in honor of National Minority Health Month.
Physically abused, ridiculed and constantly reminded that she was an outsider by the family that adopted her when she was a 5 years old, author and children’s advocate Stacey Patton says conversations about the complicated issues surrounding race and adoption are almost always dominated by the perspectives of clinicians, politicians, and parents.