Nine months after the killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, and more than three years after the killing of Trayvon Martin, the House of Representatives finally held a committee hearing on the deteriorating relations between police departments and black communities. Based on the grandstanding that ensued in the hearing, no progress whatsoever was made.
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Tweets from President Obama’s Poverty Summit at Georgetown University last week may signal specific areas of attention for nonprofits and foundations.
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It is a rare to have a commencement speaker excoriate the college whose graduates she has been invited to address, but in this case, Mayor Teresa Tomlinson could not have been expected to do differently.
We may be missing the opportunity to push a more structural solution to disruptive transitions: a time-limited contract for top leadership.
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