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Report: Obama Can Act to Reduce Inequality for Women, Minorities

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A new report says that the federal government is the largest funder of low-wage jobs for working women and people of color, and that President Obama should take executive action to help lift them into the middle class.
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Trayvon Martin’s Mother Speaks Out Against Stop-And-Frisk

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“You can’t give people the authority, whether civilian or police officers the right to just stop somebody because of the color of their skin.”


"Over the past decade, New York police have stopped, questioned and sometimes patted down about 5 million people; 87 percent were black or Hispanic."



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moniqueblog.net's curator insight, August 19, 2013 8:35 PM

I know this isn't "film or television," but this is important. 

Lola Jennings- Edquist's curator insight, August 20, 2013 6:21 AM

I'm so glad Trayvon's case didn't get five minutes of fame and then dissapear. The fact people realised how injust the trial was and are still stepping forward to speak out is incredibly important.

 

I would not only have a unit on laws (civics and citizenship), but also make mention of Trayvon Martin and other prolific cases on rasicm and rights during history units; as important cases like these need to be mentioned to educate!

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