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best practices for 21st century business

Managing the diversity revolution: best practices for 21st century business David Aronson Diversity Today It’s every CEO’s worst nightmare. He’s packing his briefcase for the evening when he gets a panicky call from his public relations firm. There’s a story set to appear in tomorrow’s Wall Street Journal: A class action suit is going to […]

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the sleeping giant of American politics

People with disabilities: the sleeping giant of American politics Jim Dickson Fifty-six million Americans have some type of disability. Two and a half million people use wheelchairs, 110,000 are blind and have no light perception, 1.7 million are legally blind, and 11 million people use sign language as their primary means of communication. These are […]

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A Task That Remains: Racial Reconciliation

A Task That Remains: Racial Reconciliation C. Eric Lincoln “Civil rights” are the legal endowments that accrue to, or are vested in, the individual person as a recognized member of a designated human community. Such a community is committed by consensus to the rule of law, protecting its members from excesses against one another to […]

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Editor’s note

Editor’s note The protection of civil liberties is a necessary prerequisite to the protection of civil rights: without the freedom to dissent, the possibility of redress rests on the magnanimity of the government rather than on the authority of the governed. Civil liberties provide the space in which and through which civil rights can be […]

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The Color of Water:. A Black Man’s Tribute to His White Mother. – Review

The Color of Water:. A Black Man’s Tribute to His White Mother. – Review – book review Kevin R. Johnson The Color of Water:. A Black Man’s Tribute to His White Mother By James McBride (Riverhead Books, 1996. xiii-228 pp. $22.95.) These fine books provide a multitude of perspectives on the lives of persons of […]

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To Make Our World Anew: a History of African Americans. . – Capsule Reviews

http://www.looksmart.com/ http://www.findarticles.com/ FindArticles > Civil Rights Journal > Fall, 2000 > Article > Print friendly To Make Our World Anew: a History of African Americans. . – Capsule Reviews – book review To Make Our World Anew: A History of African Americans, edited by Robin D.G. Kelley and Earl Lewis. Oxford University Press, 670 pages. […]

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A Troubling Response To Overcrowded Prisons

A Troubling Response To Overcrowded Prisons – Statistical Data Included Elizabeth Alexander The Prison Litigation Reform Act of 1995 Before 1980 criminologists debated two popular theories about incarceration rates. One school held that a particular society has a stable level of crime; the other, that a specific society has a stable level of imprisonment. One […]

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A Mother’s Place: Choosing Work and Family without Guilt or Blame. . – Book reviews: myths of a golden age: motherhood in the 1950s

A Mother’s Place: Choosing Work and Family without Guilt or Blame. . – Book reviews: myths of a golden age: motherhood in the 1950s – book review Elizabeth Bernstein Review of Susan Chira A Mother’s Place: Choosing Work and Family without Guilt or Blame, & Danielle Crittenden What Our Mothers Didn’t Tell Us: Why Happiness […]

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Taking Stock

Taking Stock – Brief Article Mary Frances Berry Although 40 years is a relatively short time in the life of a nation, particular spans of history can have profound consequences on the everyday lives of its citizens and how they view the future. The civil rights era beginning in the decade following World War II […]

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Remembering Rosewood

Remembering Rosewood David Aronson A desolate stretch of asphalt enlivened by the occasional glint of a crushed beer can or the bloodied carcass of an armadillo, Florida’s Route 24 runs southwest from Gainesville, the university town, to Cedar Key, a straggling fishing port half-heartedly gentrifying itself for the tourist trade. A railroad embankment parallels the […]