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The Smithsonian will announce Tuesday that the wreckage of a vessel that sank in 1794 has been found, the first time a slaving ship that went down with slaves aboard has been recovered. Middle Passage, Continents And Oceans, African American Museum, Out Of Africa, African American History, Black History Month, National Museum, African Diaspora, Archaeology

The Smithsonian will announce Tuesday that the wreckage of a vessel that sank in 1794 has been found, the first time a slaving ship that went down with slaves aboard has been recovered.

Bob Fuchigami, a former detainee of a Japanese internment camp called Amache, searches a map of the camp to locate the barracks where he and his family lived. New York Times, Ny Times, State Of Colorado, Japanese American, Social Determinants Of Health, Recent Events, Teaching History, Political Science, World War Two

In the past, busloads of former detainees have attended a remembrance ceremony at the Granada War Relocation Center. But this year only two people who had lived there could make the trek.

Kurz­gu­cker: Die zwei US-Twit­ter-Prä­si­den­ten und der rea­le Donald

Some Twitter users lashed out in sometimes profanity-laced replies that exhort the president, who is using @POTUS, to kill himself and worse.

When the Bronx Zoo exhibited a man in an iron cage - Ota Benga in an undated Library of Congress pho

When the Bronx Zoo exhibited a man in an iron cage - CNN

The exhibition of Ota Benga in a zoo in 1906 is a stark example of the recent history of racial attitudes.

Ota Benga or Ota Bengi, Congolese man, an Mbuti pygmy known for being featured in an anthropology exhibit at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition in St. Louis, Missouri in and in a controversial human zoo exhibit in 1906 at the Bronx Zoo.

Pamela Newkirk engrossingly transforms what was billed in 1906 as a lesson in ethnography into a larger window on racism.

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For fair housing rules to be meaningful, the federal government will have to restructure its own programs.

NYT: The Case for Black Health Professionals

Black patients are more likely to trust them, and to become healthier.

Join in the community as we share stories from colon cancer patients, survivors, family & friends.

Get a Trim and Gain Awareness | Colon Cancer Coalition

Join in the community as we share stories from colon cancer patients, survivors, family & friends. Want to share your experience? Submit your story.

Amelia Boynton Robinson, civil rights activist beaten in Selma, dies at 104

Southern integration through the eyes of a child

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I have no rights for this content. Buy the CD, well worth it. STEAL AWAY was nominated for a 1996 Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Indivi...

Two faculty from the University of Ulster came to USA for research collaboration with Maryland Center for Health Equity April 2017 to April 2017 For Background visit: Social Determinants Of Health, April 7, Northern Ireland, Maryland, Collaboration, University, Usa, News, Colleges

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Two faculty from the University of Ulster came to USA for research collaboration with Maryland Center for Health Equity April 4, 2017 to April 7, 2017 For Background visit: research.umd.edu/news/news_story.php?id=9575

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Fearless Class Mona Center Site Visit 10 21 16

Students made their first visit to the neighborhood and conducted interviews with local residents and business owners. They did a great job ! Public Health HLSA484: Redesigning Health Care – Developing a Clinic to Meet Community Needs Open to all majors Instructor(s): Stephen Thomas, Luisa Franzini, and Dylan Roby Do you want to play a part in redesigning our broken health care system? There is a great new course where you work with patients in an actual community health clinic to understand…

Study Links Anxiety Drugs to Alzheimer’s Disease. "Alzheimer’s occurs more often among older people who have used benzodiazepines for long periods, researchers report.

The Brennan Center for Justice responds to an Op-Ed article.

In the United States, two institutions guide teenagers on the journey to adulthood: college and prison. Sociologist Alice Goffman spent six years in a troubl. Ted Talks, Philadelphia Neighborhoods, The Power Of Introverts, Susan Cain, Bill Gates, Criminal Justice, Social Justice, The Life, Prison

How we're priming some kids for college — and others for prison

In the United States, two institutions guide teenagers on the journey to adulthood: college and prison. Sociologist Alice Goffman spent six years in a troubled Philadelphia neighborhood and saw first-hand how teenagers of African-American and Latino backgrounds are funneled down the path to prison — sometimes starting with relatively minor infractions. In an impassioned talk she asks, "Why are we offering only handcuffs and jail time?"

Study Links Anxiety Drugs to Alzheimer’s Disease. "Alzheimer’s occurs more often among older people who have used benzodiazepines for long periods, researchers report.

Canada's decades-long government policy requiring Canadian First Nation children to attend state-funded church schools amounted to

A veteran civil rights activist worries about the violence toward and within the black community.

Violence in black community threatens the greatest civil right — life