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Today in History: Integration at Central High, Little Rock 

On September 25, 1957, nine black students under escort by the U.S. Army entered Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas. It was but three weeks earlier that then Governor Orval Faubus commanded the National Guard to prevent federal court-ordered racial integration in the schools-- only to have been overruled by Dwight Eisenhower who federalized …

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Today in History: Violence over School Busing in Boston 

On September 12, 1974, violence erupted in Boston over racial busing. Angry white protestors hurled eggs, bricks, bottles, and other objects at buses carrying Afro-American children to recently de-segregated schools, following a court ruling in Morgan v. Hennigan, a class action lawsuit against the Boston School Committee on behalf of fourteen black parents and forty-four …

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Are you okay? : a practical guide to helping young victims of crime 

Title: Are you okay? : a practical guide to helping young victims of crime Author: Pete Wallis Publisher: London, Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2010. Call Number: HV6250.4.Y68 W35 2010 From the Publisher: How do you spot the signs that a young person has been victimised? What do you do if you are approached by …

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Unequal Fortunes  ☆

Ms. Laura Scheiber, Ph.D. candidate, and Juan Carlos Reyes, Executive Assistant to the President of Teachers College, on Tuesday, September 14th, read from and discussed the compelling book, Unequal Fortunes: Snapshots from the South Bronx, (Teachers College Press, June 2010). The book, which was co-authored with President Emeritus Arthur Levine, is a highly personal account …

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