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Virginia school super apologizes for mock auction of black students

April 10th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 10 (ANI): The superintendent of Norfolk schools, Virginia, has apologized for a classroom activity in which a teacher staged a mock auction of black and mixed-race students as part of ... Read more...

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Indians getting preference over black students at Oxford University

December 7th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 7 (ANI): A report prepared by the UK admissions body, Ucas, has claimed that Indian students are getting preference compared to black candidates for undergraduate courses at Oxford and Cambridge ... Read more...

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Hiring Of Ebonics Translators Sparks Controversy

August 24th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Aug 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Once again the legitimacy of "African-American English" which is popularly known as Ebonics has gained prominence in United States after the federal Drug Enforcement Administration revealed ... Read more...

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African teams struggle at World Cup on home soil

June 18th, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, June 18 (DPA) With a record six teams at the 2010 football World Cup in South Africa, this was to be the "African World Cup." Since the big kick-off a week ... Read more...

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Black students half as likely to be accepted by Cambridge as White applicants

February 14th, 2009 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 14 (ANI): Figures published by the Cambridge University shows that Black students are half as likely to be accepted to Cambridge as White applicants.The success rate in 2008 for ... Read more...

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How to identify the kid most likely to go to school armed

July 29th, 2008 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 29 (ANI): A new analysis of a 2005 survey of American schoolchildren, conducted by researchers at the Loma Linda University, California, has identified factors that may help pick out ... Read more...

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Denzel Washington to be awarded for promoting black education

March 4th, 2008 - 5:30 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 4 (ANI): Denzel Washington will be honoured for his work in helping black students complete their education by United Negro College Fund (UNCF).The actor and his wife Pauletta will be ... Read more...

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