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Posts by Lillian Dunlap

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A Syllabus' Worth of Difference

You don't have to be an expert in diversity to follow some simple steps that will make your curriculum more inclusive. Read More
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Journalism in the Balance

Why media companies support the University of Michigan as the Supreme Court prepares to rule on affirmative action. Read More
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For Many Americans WAr News Comes Through Foreign Language Media!

Associated Press, Sandra Marquez, Apr 18, 2003 LOS ANGELES (AP) - From Spanish-language newspapers to Farsi-language radio programs, millions of Americans received news about the war in Iraq from the nation's growing number of ethnic media outlets, often more critical than mainstream news organizations. The war was in many ways a watershed event for the nation's foreign-language newspapers, radio … Read More
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Lakota Honors Their Warriors

By Kelly Allen Lakota Journal Staff Writer & Photographer PINE RIDGE — On Sunday afternoon the John Steele and Dennis King tribal administration, along with members of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, held a Four Directions walk honoring the young Lakota men and women in the military and overseas. Read More
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Baghdad's Sudden Fall--Arab Media Ask If Deal Was Struck

Commentary, Franz Schurmann and Jalal Ghazi,Pacific News Service, Apr 10, 2003 The precipitous fall of Baghdad has Arab media buzzing with rumors of a deal. PNS Editor Franz Schurmann and contributor Jalal Ghazi say one of the people at the center of any deal might be a Baath party strongman Izzat Ibrahim, who holds the strategic oil city of … Read More
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Hispanics Split Over War in Iraq

By Darryl FearsWashington Post Staff WriterWednesday, April 9, 2003; Page A33 Hispanic Americans are divided over support for the war with Iraq, placing the nation's fastest-growing ethnic group firmly between white Americans who overwhelmingly favor the fighting and African Americans who do not, according to a poll released yesterday by the Washington-based Pew Hispanic Center. Read More
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Piestwa renamed, the 'Lady Warririor'

By Sararesa BegayThe Navajo Times FLAGSTAFF | April 10, 2003 Wayland Piestewa, the older brother of the late Pfc. Lori Piestewa, said his sister found her calling as a warrior. "Our sister was being called to be a warrior," he said. "She has returned home." Wayland, the family spokesman, spoke to a crowd of spectators and … Read More
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Fear inhibits U.S. Arabs, Muslims

Elizabeth LorenteBergen Record (New Jersey)Staff Writer At marches to protest the war against Iraq, and rallies to condemn the post-Sept. 11 arrests of Arab and Muslim males, one thing always strikes Mino Akhtar: the virtual absence of Arabs and Muslims. "There's fear in the Arab community," said Akhtar, a Pakistani-American who is a fixture at the rallies. "What … Read More
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For Blacks the War is another Divide

By Darryl FearsWashington Post Staff WriterTuesday, March 25, 2003; Page A22 ATLANTA -- A customer burst through the door of the Flowers by Mitchell shop on historic Auburn Avenue, and owner Dorothy Mitchell looked up from her television for the first time in hours. "You should have called first," she chided. But the patron said he had … Read More
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Families wait, worry about kids

By Sharlonda L. WaterhousePost-Tribune staff writerKaren Billings trembled in her chair Thursday morning as she watched the corner of her TV screen, where a clock slowly ticked away the hours to presumed war. There was less than half a day remaining for Saddam Hussein to leave Iraq. “I couldn’t stop looking at that clock. That’s when it all … Read More
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Don't Let Black History Month Sneak Up Again

Black History month has a way of sneaking up on journalists. It waits patiently through the December holiday season. Holds its breath through January and the Martin Luther King Day parades. And then, bam! Seemingly without warning, it appears wearing a "How could you not know I was coming?" expression. Every year, editors and producers send frantic notes … Read More
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