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By Tammy Bruce
Topic - Children'S Defense Fund
The founder of the Children's Defense Fund and a noted civil rights advocate are being inducted into the South Carolina Hall of Fame.
In an effort to keep children younger than himself away from violent video games, Nauset Regional High School freshman Matt West has started a club to design and market nonviolent games.
Children's Defense Fund President Marian Wright Edelman is set ti deliver an annual social justice lecture at the Rhode Island School of Design.
Public school teachers and education advocates rallied at the Capitol on Monday to push for higher pay and increased state aid to public schools - not a new fight, but one that they hope will have more success this year than it has in the past.
The Washington National Cathedral, a symbol of unity among faithful Americans, was the site of a politically divisive event promoting gun control on Sunday.
On Sunday outside the Washington National Cathedral, blacksmiths will “forge firearms into garden tools" as a symbolic enactment of this year’s theme, “Swords into Plowshares.” It is illegal in the District of Columbia to possess a firearm that is not registered.
There already is swift, emotionally charged reaction to a National Rifle Association school-security report that recommends at least one armed guard in every school in the nation. Vilification is afoot.
The famous and the unsung took to Facebook and Twitter in hooded sweatshirts Thursday in solidarity with the family of a black teenager shot to death by a Hispanic neighborhood watch captain in Florida.
The politicians who just left for Thanksgiving will continue to talk turkey after they return to Washington. But before they do, it's incumbent upon us on this day and in the months ahead to remember that cutting federal spending can benefit each and every American if we do our part to fill a breach.
For 10 years, Portland Public Schools teacher Tony Hopson watched from the front of the classroom as black students were pushed out of the school doors.
EDGEVILLE, S.C. — Twenty years ago, Patricia Moseley and her college friends campaigned throughout this region for George H.W. Bush, with his son by her side.