Three Ways Racism Continues to Oppress Today

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By Roderick Red
July 18, 2013

The civil rights movement is widely recognized as one of the most significant events in American history. That being said, and seeing that the movement’s climax was a mere 40 years ago you would think that it would have obvious consequences that would still be relevant today. Whether people want to believe it or not, race continues to play a significant role in life in America.

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MIJE/POLITICO Journalism Training Program

The Maynard Institute will partner again in 2015 with POLITICO and American University to run the POLITICO Journalism Institute, a program that will bring  a dozen promising college students from around the country for training in covering politics and government.

The program will run from June 5-12. Expenses including transportation and housing will be covered. The application deadline is May 8.

"Expanding the diversity of the press corps that covers Washington continues to be a critical need. We are pleased to partner again with POLITICO and American University and build on the success of last year’s program in training a new generation of journalists, said Maynard Institute acting executive director Evelyn Hsu.

More information about the program and a link to the application is here.