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[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" oblique_section="no" text_align="left" Overflow="" triangle_shape="no" css_animation="" overflow=""][vc_column][vc_column_text] [gallery link="none" ids="4111,4110,4109"]   [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" oblique_section="no" text_align="left" Overflow="" triangle_shape="no" css_animation="" overflow=""][vc_column][vc_text_separator title="Part One: Presenting ``Blood at the Root``" text_in_box="yes" text_position="center" box_border_style="solid" animation="default" line_border_style="solid" line_dots="no" title_color="#1ea2c0"][vc_empty_space image_repeat="no-repeat"][vc_row_inner row_type="row" type="full_width" use_row_as_full_screen_section_slide="no" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column_inner width="1/2"][vc_video link="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=38gPYabL2Hw"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/2"][vc_column_text]Blood at...

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[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" oblique_section="no" text_align="left" Overflow="" triangle_shape="no" css_animation="" overflow=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]History has many examples of athletes who have used sports as a platform for social justice.  The following timeline provides information on some of the major ones, and the actions they took.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space image_repeat="no-repeat"][vc_separator type="normal" up_style="px" down_style="px"][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

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DREAM Act Infographic

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" oblique_section="no" text_align="left" Overflow="" triangle_shape="no" css_animation="" overflow=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]This timeline focuses on historical events that impact racial and ethnic identity on national as well as regional levels. It is important to understand the context that history has in shaping experiences growing up within racially diverse and...

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[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" oblique_section="no" text_align="left" Overflow="" triangle_shape="no" css_animation="" overflow=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]Javier and Lauren are first generation university students who consider access to higher education as a right.  They believe that higher education is a gateway to society, which should be open to all, not just a...

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[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" oblique_section="no" text_align="left" Overflow="" triangle_shape="no" css_animation="" overflow=""][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Do you have a story about civil rights in your school or community, that you would like to share?   Have you experienced or observed prejudice and discrimination?  Are you or others speaking up on issues, organizing...

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[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" oblique_section="no" text_align="left" Overflow="" triangle_shape="no" css_animation="" overflow=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]Bullying – repeated threats, intimidation, or assaults  – that is intended to hurt someone because of race, gender, sexual orientation, or religion -- is a civil rights issue.   Federal guidelines state that repeated bullying affects the learning...

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[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" oblique_section="no" text_align="left" Overflow="" triangle_shape="no" css_animation="" overflow=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]Arab American students in public schools represent many countries. They share similarities with other groups, but also face additional challenges in a society which has dislike of or prejudice against Islam or Muslims, and stereotypes about...

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[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" oblique_section="no" text_align="left" Overflow="" triangle_shape="no" css_animation="" overflow=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]The U.S. Constitution defends our rights to freedom of speech and freedom of speech and freedom of the press. But do you leave these rights at the schoolhouse door? This story is about the First Amendment,...

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[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" oblique_section="no" text_align="left" Overflow="" triangle_shape="no" css_animation="" overflow=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]Diego is a top student at a competitive high school whose family came to the United States from Mexico. When he reads his history books, however, he cannot find Latinos and Latinas, or other immigrants and...

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[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" oblique_section="no" text_align="left" Overflow="" triangle_shape="no" css_animation="" overflow=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]Harmony attends an almost all-black high school. When students were using the N-word in class, it upset her and affected the educational environment.   She expected her well-meaning teacher to handle the situation and facilitate a discussion. Instead,...

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