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IT’S NATIONAL DISABILITY AWARENESS MONTH & THE BLACK COMMUNITY SHOULD CARE

This month, March, marks Disability Awareness Month in the United States. A disability is defined as “the experience of any condition that makes it more difficult for a person to do certain activities or have equitable access within a given society.” Disabilities can be visible (someone with down syndrome or a wheelchair user), invisible (dyslexia or diabetes), physical (an amputee), mental (PTSD) or a combination of all. According to the CDC, 1 in 4, or 26% of Americans identify as having a disability. As of 2021, that number included 5.5 million African Americans. Unfortunately, many black people are unwilling to disclose or have yet to have their disability diagnosed – and we, the black community, must change that!
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Rap By The Gun, Die By The Gun

“I never ever ran from the Ku Klux Klan and I shouldn’t have to run from a Black man ‘cause that’s….”. If you grew up listening to hip-hop then you know the rest. This next lyric though, “Funky
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Climate Change Mitigation in African Indigenous Communities

By Lori Poutiainen Anthropogenic climate change and its consequences are a global phenomenon. Its effects are felt more deeply in developing countries, especially those on the African continent. Following the
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Transforming Education for Just and Sustainable Futures

By Kristina Lekova On June 28th, the International Commission met to discuss the future of education and the need for educational transformation to make the system more sustainable and just.
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Eastern States Forced to Provide Relief for Migrants While Native Homeless Problems Persist

By Kristina Lekova Over the past several months, cities in the Eastern United States have experienced a significant influx in central American migrants. The increasing migrant population is partly due to
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I Grew up in Harlem, NY: Opinion

By Shelley Wynter  Co-Host of Word on the Street  Airing nightly on 95.5 FM WSB  7P-10P  I grew up in Harlem, NY. In Harlem at that time, gangsters and hardworking
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