Love Our Children — Do Not Elect The Hate Crime Perpetrators

2016-11-29T17:39:17+00:00

In this photo from the fall of 2013, children crowd onto a school bus from the shuttered Overton Elementary to Mollison. Many parents didn't send their childen to the designated new school. [Photo by Marc Monaghan] Grandmom Irene Robinson pleas, before you cast your ballot [...]

Chicago School Closings; Film Screening, Research Presentation, and Panel Discussion

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2016-11-29T17:39:18+00:00

Chicago's School Closings — Film Screening, Research Presentation, and Discussion The second installment in The School Project film series, Chicago's Public Schools: Closed will explore the major event in 2013 that sparked the filmmaker team to begin this project: the [...]

The National Summit on Urban Education – Videos

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2016-11-29T17:39:20+00:00

The National Summit on Urban Education – Videos National Urban Summit Leaders Push for Equitable High Quality Public EducationChicago Illinois October 28, 2014 National Urban Summit Leaders Push for Equitable High Quality Public Education – The Reverend Dr. [...]

National Summit on Urban Education

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Rainbow PUSH Communications Department — Media ReleaseTuesday, October 28, 2014 Media Contact: Michael L. Peery pressdepartment@rainbowpush.org 312-217-2260 According to the historic Brown vs. Board of Education decision by Chief Justice Earl Warren:" education is perhaps the most important function of state and local [...]

Because They Could: The Fight to Save Oakman School

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2016-11-29T17:39:20+00:00

Across the country massive school closings and cutbacks have become a tradition. In 2006, the Detroit Public School (DPS) system first began shutter facilities, our children's learning centers. The details are many. Budgets. Billings. And oh, those large buildings. By [...]

Irene Robinson Cries, “Mayor You Stole My Children’s Safe, Sane Neighborhood School”

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Surrounded by girls, Rasheed Curtis, 6, talks about why Overton should stay open before the last day of school at Overton Elementary School, June 19, 2013. | Jessica Koscielniak ~ Sun-Times Mayor You Stole My Children’s Safe, Sane Neighborhood SchoolA second open letter from Irene Robinson [...]

Now THAT is what you call a National Week of Action!


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2016-11-29T17:39:25+00:00

Recap of the #Brownat60 National Week of Action This past Saturday was the 60th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education. Parents, students and educators nationwide marked the anniversary with a National Week of Action to demand our country renew its commitment to Brown's [...]

Are You Coming to the National Week of Action?

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2016-11-29T17:39:25+00:00

Find a #Brownat60 event near you or join the action online! Tomorrow, May 17th marks the 60th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education. Across the country, parents, students and educators are taking part in a National Week of Action to demand that our nation recommit [...]