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What’s Up Wichita Interviews Fran Jackson.

: Today we are with Fran Jackson of the Wichita African American Council of Elders, an organization dedicated to the promotion of African American history and heritage, helping African Americans youth in education and improving economic opportunities for African American families. Councilwoman Jackson talks about the history of the Council, her thoughts on improving the …

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Scientists move Doomsday Clock 30 seconds closer to midnight

The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, in a statement accompanying the move Thursday, cited “wavering public confidence in the democratic institutions required to deal with major world threats.” It says “deception campaigns” by Russia to disrupt the U.S. election have made the world more dangerous by bringing “American democracy and Russian intentions into question.” The …

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Throngs cheer new president’s triumphant return to Gambia

By CARLEY PETESCH President Adama Barrow returned triumphantly to Gambia on Thursday, nearly two months after winning an election disputed by the country’s longtime dictator, to the cheers of hundreds of thousands who jammed the roads in welcome. “That’s my president!” the crowds cried, eager to see Barrow fulfill the promise of democratic reforms and …

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James Pate’s KKK series called “Kin Killin Kin” at MCC-Penn Valley Community College.

Cascade Media Group was on location at the opening of the Traveling Exhibit of artist James Pate’s KKK series called “Kin Killin Kin” at MCC-Penn Valley Community College. The interim President Dr. Tony Ross speaks with Simone Hooper with Cascade Media Group about the exhibit and gives an explanation as to why it is important …

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Artist James Pate links Black on Black violence with the KKK

This is ​an​ awesome exhibit at the Carter Arts Center at the Metropolitan Community College–Penn Valley campus from January 23, 2017 to February 4, 2017. Dayton, Ohio artist James Pate uses art to spark a discussion on urban violence by visually comparing Black on Black violence with that of the KKK in his latest exhibit …

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Senate Democrats to propose $1 trillion infrastructure plan

Senate Democrats on Tuesday will propose spending $1 trillion on transportation and other infrastructure projects over 10 years in an attempt to engage President Donald Trump on an issue where they hope to find common ground. Details of the plan provided to The Associated Press include $200 billion for a “vital infrastructure fund.” An example …

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