Suicide rates for black children twice that of white children, new data show

This is another reason that the City Budget and revitalizing Departments that were in the City Administration years ago should not go unrealized. African American children are taking their lives at roughly twice the rate of their white counterparts, according to a new study that shows a widening gap between the two groups. The 2001-2015 data,…

By the Numbers | | The Washington Informer

According to a 2016 Pew Social Trends study, nearly half — 45 percent — of adults ages 75 and older say their life has turned out better than they expected, while just 5 percent say it has turned out worse. — Read on washingtoninformer.com/by-the-numbers/

#RaisedintheSystem

Powerful and Moving Story of young people caught up in a lifestyle that will never give them a chance. That will never show them a way out! How do we make a difference? How do we become a lightning rod in their lives? Ask yourself that question. Is there something you and I can do?…

Congress rejects DeVos Education Budget Agenda

Congress’ spending bill demolishes many of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ budget priorities and proposals. The bill rejects many of her proposed cuts for the department, and instead allocates more money to the Office for Civil Rights, preserves funding for before and after school programs, and keeps in place a grant program that helps provide school-based…