Michigan drops conviction box from job, license applications | Michigan Chronicle

Facebook0Twitter0MailDavid Eggert , Michigan Chronicle Formerly incarcerated New Yorkers rally with VOCAL to ban the box outside City Hall. (VOCAL) Featured Image LANSING, MICH. – Gov. Rick Snyder is ordering the state to no longer ask job applicants and people seeking certain occupational licenses to check a box if they have been convicted of a […]

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The Black Struggle for Technology Jobs | The Atlantic In Atlanta and other racially segregated cities, the education system is stacked against African Americans competing for STEM careers. If Amazon picks the city for its second headquarters, things could get even worse.

In Atlanta and other racially segregated cities, the education system is stacked against African Americans competing for STEM careers. If Amazon picks the city for its second headquarters, things could get even worse.

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Nation’s first shopping center owned, operated by Blacks turns 50 | The Philadelphia Tribune When he was a boy, Howard Sullivan was always excited to join his father at the construction site of what is now Sullivan Progress Plaza in North Philadelphia.

When he was a boy, Howard Sullivan was always excited to join his father at the construction site of what is now Sullivan Progress Plaza in North Philadelphia.

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The Harvard Case Is About the Future of Affirmative Action | The Atlantic One day before Harvard goes to court to defend its admissions practices, two warring rallies made clear that the trial is about much more than just the university.

One day before Harvard goes to court to defend its admissions practices, two warring rallies made clear that the trial is about much more than just the university.

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City Caught Trying To Grab Senior Citizen’s Brownstone | Kings County Politics “Home-ownership is one of the most important ways a family is able to build and transfer wealth from one generation to the next. In that light, and with the ever-increasing cost of living in this city, preserving home ownership opportunities is critical in predominantly black and brown communities like ours...”

“Home-ownership is one of the most important ways a family is able to build and transfer wealth from one generation to the next. In that light, and with the ever-increasing cost of living in this city, preserving home ownership opportunities is critical in predominantly black and brown communities like ours…”

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The Welfare Boogeyman | The New York Times The Trump administration wants to rebrand social programs that millions of Americans rely on as “welfare.” Will we fall for it?

The Trump administration wants to rebrand social programs that millions of Americans rely on as “welfare.” Will we fall for it?

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