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Detroit Water Oppression Charter Schools and the not so finished Housing Crisis.

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Tonight LIVE ALFO talks Detroit Water Oppression; Charter Schools and the Housing Crisis.

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The Persecution of Witches, 21st-Century Style

Far from being a horror from our medieval past, vigilante violence against those accused of witchcraft is very much still with us.

Source: www.nytimes.com

From OUR COMMON GROUND Voice, Luisah Teish 

"Alafia good people: Please take action against the witch craze, the murder of women and children by madcap ministers and their connections to land grabbing, oil, and blood diamonds. Read this article and spread the word. Use the power you have. " Yeye Teish

Support Let Freedom Ring l Our Love for the Drs. Julia and Nathan Hare

Although there has been no public announcement, many of you are no doubt aware that Dr. Julia Hare has been living with Alzheimer’s for several years and was diagnosed with the End Stage of the condition during the Christmas/Kwanzaa holidays. However, she subsequently served notice that rumors of…

 

Let Freedom Ring Fund for Drs. Julia and Nathan Hare.

http://www.gofundme.com/bl1sig

Source: www.gofundme.com

My dear friend and OUR COMMON GROUND Voice Dr. Julia Hare has been living with Alzheimer’s for several years and was diagnosed with the End Stage of the condition during the Christmas/Kwanzaa holidays. However, she subsequently served notice that rumors of her demise are just a bit premature. 

Her first appearance on OUR COMMON GROUND was in 1985.

 Drs. Julia and Nathan Hare need our help.  They have been on the frontline for us.  We must now have their back.

Please make donations to help preserve the freedom and dignity of the proud and inimitable lady, Dr. Julia Hare, that her husband, Dr. Nathan Hare promised, fifty-seven years ago, to protect and “To Love and to Cherish” (Essence magazine).

Give generously because they have without questioned earned the right to receive our help.  http://www.gofundme.com/bl1sig

Please post and share. #LETFREEDOMRING

Why Poor Schools Can’t Win at Standardized Testing

The companies that create the most important state and national exams also publish textbooks that contain many of the answers. Unfortunately, low-income school districts can’t afford to buy them.

Source: www.theatlantic.com

This is because standardized tests are not based on general knowledge. As I learned in the course of my investigation, they are based on specific knowledge contained in specific sets of books: the textbooks created by the test makers.

This Is Your Stressed-Out Brain On Scarcity

When we don’t have enough of something — love, time or money — we spend extraordinary effort worrying about how to get by, research shows. The stress of poverty changes the way people think.

Source: www.npr.org

"Shafir calls this problem bandwidth poverty. When you’re bandwidth poor, you’re thinking about how to pay for food and make rent today — and it’s almost impossible to think about the future.

"When you’re very lonely, or when you’re hungry, or when you’re poor, a large portion of the day is spent entertaining thoughts related to the source of your scarcity."

Soul Emergence Radio Episode 116: Crazy Faith w/ Rev Doctor Susan K Smith

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Soul Emergence Radio Episode 116: Crazy Faith w/ Rev Doctor Susan K SmithTuesday, July 15 at 9:00pm in MDThttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/truthworks/2014/07/16/soul-emergence-episode-116

Join us tonight at 9pm EST on Soul Emergence Radio Episode 116: Crazy Faith w/ Rev Doctor Susan K Smith. Susan K Smith, a nationally celebrated preacher andWashington Post columnist will leave you both crying from laughter as well as love! Tonight we will discuss both her immensely successful work Crazy Faith & her new biography on the work of controversial Dr. Jeremiah Wright !