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Civil Rights Icon Rosa Parks Immortalized With Statue at U.S. Capitol

A statue of civil rights icon Rosa Parks was unveiled in the U.S. Capitol’s Statuary Hall. Parks was the first woman and only the second African-American to lie in state in the rotunda after she died in 2005. Gwen Ifill r...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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Ask the Headhunter: Get Hired by Minimizing the Employer’s Risk

Securing a job, headhunter Nick Corcodilos says, is not about looking for a job opening, but about making connections where you want to work. Photo courtesy of Flickr user Samuel Mann. Nick Corcodilos started headhunting in Sil...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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Chicago Teachers Union Votes to End Strike

Chicago Teachers Union leaders voted Tuesday to end a strike that has closed classrooms for more than a week in the nation’s third-largest school district. Union President Karen Lewis led the walkout on Sept. 10, a result...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 

 
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American Graduate Student Film Festival Winners

WHUT’s Anacostia Digital Media Arts Club, under the leadership of American Graduate Fellow Tyrell Vaughn, produced the American Graduate Student Film Festival’s winning video, Be the Change.  Be the Change‘s ...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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SEED School : Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly

In Anacostia, a notoriously poor and violent section of Washington, D.C., a new kind of school is changing hundreds of lives. It’s called The SEED School. It’s a public, charter, college preparatory boarding school,...
by Michael Cadenhead