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Clarence Page, Chicago Tribune Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist, speaks at Ohio University in Athens.

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Former CNN journalist Soledad O'Brien speaks to students, faculty and the public as part of her "Black in America" tour, sponsored by the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism.

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Oppressed Majority (a film about a world run by women) that went viral. Click here to read the article

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Pew survey: "Poor, less educated and female" are pessimistic about tech advancement

By Andrea Peterson
(April 18, 2014 | The Washington Post) - A recent Pew Research survey showed that about one-third of Americans think that technological advances will make lives worse. Who are these dystopians? They're more likely to be poor, less educated, and female. Read more

In the Dark: Hate crimes go unreported, unnoticed

(April 15, 2014 | WKU Herald) - Michael McKay Nick Gilyard doesn’t walk by himself at night anymore. What happened to the Miami senior two weeks ago may have been classified as a hate crime, according to KRS 532.031. The state statute makes the acts of aggression against a person “intentionally because of race, color, religion, sexual orientation or national origin” a felony. Read more

Former President Jimmy Carter on race & gender inequality

By Julissa Catalan
(April 14, 2014 | DiversityInc.) - “We’re pretty much dormant now,” Carter said. “We accept self-congratulations about the wonderful 50th anniversary — which is wonderful — but we feel like Lyndon Johnson did it and we don’t have to do anything anymore.”

Former President Jimmy Carter gave an inspirational speech this Tuesday during a 50th anniversary celebration of the Civil Rights Act in Austin, Texas. Read more

Color Blind

By Jamelle Bouie
(April 7, 2014 | Slate.Com) - If I were outlining a racial history of the Obama administration, it would begin with policy: A housing collapse that destroyed black Americans’ wealth; a health care law attacked as “reparations” and crippled by a neo-Calhounite doctrine of “state sovereignty” . . . Read more

Professional development seminar for ethnic media in Canada

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