Aug 30

The 2013 LBS Racial Justice Agenda

Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle was not surprised by the George Zimmerman verdict. We all are aware of the way that white supremacy attributes anti-human characteristics to Black people in ways that make us vulnerable to gratuitous violence. From Hurricane Katrina, to police brutality, mass incarceration, and now the Zimmerman verdict is just another episode […]

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Aug 17

PRESS: LBS honored by the Baltimore NAACP

LBS was honored by the Baltimore Chapter of the NAACP at their annual Freedom Fighter awards breakfast. Held at Hotel Monaco on Aug. 17, 2013, the awards ceremony celebrated Maryland’s leaders in media, politics, community and civil rights. Political and community leaders from around the state gathered at the fifth annual awards ceremony. Among the attendees […]

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Jul 26

PRESS: Chicago & Baltimore Dialogue On The Future Of Education

Source: WEAA | Original publication date: July 26, 2013 From The Marc Steiner Show: We open a dialogue between two cities facing tough decisions on the future of education and schools: Chicago and Baltimore. Chicago’s Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced that 50 schools in the district will be closed, and Baltimore City’s plan for the coming decade includes closing […]

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Jul 24

PRESS: Morgan State Hosts Urban Debate Camp

Source: Afro-American Newspaper | Author: Krishana Davis | Original Publication date: July 24th, 2013 Twenty-one high school students from Baltimore, Detroit, New York, Oklahoma and New Jersey ventured to Morgan State University on July 14 for the inaugural Eddie Conway Liberation Institute (ECLI). The three-week program, sponsored by Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle (LBS) and Morgan […]

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Jun 28

PRESS: The Lines Between Us – “Black Children, White Adults”

Source: WYPR | Author: Lawrence Lanahan | Date of original publication: June 28, 2013 Previously on our program, we’ve examined the lack of diversity at nonprofits in the region, particularly in executive leadership roles. Many of these nonprofits are working to address social problems concentrated in poor neighborhoods—neighborhoods that are often populated overwhelmingly by people of color. Today, we’ll explore […]

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