Community Issues

A forum on stopping the “school to prison pipeline”

October, 26, 2019, Las Vegas, NV In a small community room at the Doolittle Community Center in West Las Vegas, more than 100 school advocates, community leaders, parents, and a students participated in a program, "How We Educate Students and Stop Arrests." They gathered to discuss the problem of  black students being "pushed out" of… Continue reading A forum on stopping the “school to prison pipeline”

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“National Day of Outrage” to honor Atatiana Jefferson, Monday, October 28

  The funeral of Atatiana "Tay" Jefferson, 28, was held last Thursday in Fort Worth, Texas. Hundreds of mourners celebrated the memory of a young woman described as a "hands-on aunt who took her nephews to arcades and playgrounds; a pet lover who could not say no to animals in need...and a pillar of family… Continue reading “National Day of Outrage” to honor Atatiana Jefferson, Monday, October 28

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Joshua Brown: a sad ending

As if the senseless killing of 26-year old Botham Jean by convicted ex-police officer, Amber Guyger (found guilty of murder and sentenced to 10 years in prison), wasn't tragic enough, the shooting death of Joshua Brown, 28, Jean's neighbor and a key witness against Guyger, added a sinister element to this national news story. There… Continue reading Joshua Brown: a sad ending