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Watch The WHUT American Graduate Community Town Hall Here And Take The Survey

There has been a lot of talk and media attention about the debate over how to address the dropout issue in America¹s schools. On Tuesday February 18, 2014, community members and educational stakeholders from the DC area gat...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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Is Soul Food a Sacrament or a Sin? Next Season on Independent Lens

To many African Americans, soul food is sacrament, ritual, and a key expression of cultural identity. But does this traditional cuisine do more harm to health than it soothes the soul? Find out in Soul Food Junkies coming next ...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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Timeline: 9/11 Memorial Museum Fields Controversy

More than a decade of remembrance later, a $1 billion museum at Ground Zero has still not opened — as New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Gov. Andrew Cuomo remain at odds over whose agency will pay for the museum’s...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 

 
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Is There Hope for Soul Food Junkies?

A new PBS documentary highlights the stark health costs of traditional African-American cuisine. By Andrea King Collier | January 10, 2013 If you are an African-American of a certain age, you know what “soul food” h...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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Pennsylvania Voter ID Law Blocked for Nov. Election

A judge said today that Pennsylvania’s new voter ID law cannot take effect until after the Nov. 6 presidential election, meaning that voters in this swing state won’t yet have to show ID at the polls. In his ruling, Judge R...
by Michael Cadenhead