Daily Archives: March 22, 2013

Critical Deadline Looms for Black Mothers and Girls

By Monifa Bandele, campaign director for MomsRising.org, a national organization with over a million members across the country advocating for the health and economic security of our families.


There is a deadline looming of great concern to Black parents of school-aged children. Last month the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) released a proposed rule that would update the nutritional guidelines for snacks sold in schools for the first time in 30 years. The public has until April 9th, to make comments about how strong or weak the final rule should be.

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Yasiin Bey-The Light Is Not Afraid Of The Dark

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Cam Be takes Mos Def’s performance of “The Light Is Not Afraid Of The Dark” at The Shrine in Chicago and turns it into a mini cinema of live music.

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