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Justspeak: More Than One Hundred Strong At The Lutie A. Lytle Black Women Law Faculty Writing Workshop

Posted by on Monday, August 1, 2016, In : Social Justice 

IOWA CITY, Iowa – Amazing what you can find in Iowa.
From July 6 – July 12, nearly 120 Black women law faculty from across the nation descended upon Iowa City, Iowa to attend the 10th Annual Commemorative Lutie A. Lytle Black Women Law Faculty Workshop at the University of Iowa College of Law. 
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Original post: 18 July 2016

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Justspeak: Who will protect the children?: The invisibility of the American Indian/Native American struggle

Posted by Irma McClaurin on Saturday, February 21, 2015,
Every parent of color hopes that their children will grow up without
lakota2 copyexposure to the brutality of racism and other forms of social injustice. That is the promise we hold when we give birth to them and first grasp their tiny hands and look into their eyes as parents. Few parents of color, however, are so lucky and can chronicle example upon example of micro-aggressions to which our children are subjected. My own children experienced such moments in their formative years at school: “w...
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Walk Right In DVD reflects summer of 1969

Posted by Insight News on Sunday, March 10, 2013, In : Policy Analysis 

Irma McClaurin '69, Lucy Flower Vocational High School, West Side of Chicago
  (Photo credit: mcclaurin solutions)

In the summer of 1968, 140 students from inner city and rural America gathered at the Yale University Divinity School to participate in an educational experiment. White, Black, Puerto Rican, Indian American, and Asian American students, labeled by New Haven newspapers as "underachievers," were introduced to a "Great American Books" curriculum that included The American Constitution...
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Yale Summer High School

Posted by on Monday, August 2, 2010, In : A Moment in Time