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African-American History Month

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  • 2 senators target minority youth unemployment

    WASHINGTON The only two African-American senators, a Democrat and a Republican, reached across the partisan divide Wednesday to introduce legislation targeting the high unemployment rate among minority youth.
  • READER SUBMITTED: YMCA Celebrates Black History Month With Pratt & Whitney-Sponsored Cognitive Olympics

    The Wilson-Gray YMCA Youth and Family Center in Hartford hosted a Black History Month celebration in collaboration with Pratt & Whitney. Inspiration for the theme of this year's community outreach event was the Sochi Winter Olympics; hence the event's...

    Students incorporate famous artists' techniques

    Local students recently learned how to apply the creative techniques of influential female artists. Seventh- and eighth-graders in teacher Yudelka Tavera's art classes at Pembroke Pines Charter Middle School worked on a variety of projects in March in...

    Sun's Lexington Market coverage is one-sided [Letter]

    Sun's Lexington Market coverage is one-sided [Letter]
    The Sun's coverage of Lexington Market has been one-sided and, in my opinion, borders on being racist ("Baltimore, merchants seek relief for a beleaguered Lexington Market," March 8). I am a teacher at Polytechnic Institute. Every year for more than...

    READER SUBMITTED: Saint Brigid Student Receives City And State Recognition

    On Tuesday, Feb. 25 at Hartford City Hall, friends and family, along with Principal Shevon Hickey and her husband, were in the audience as Saint Brigid's sixth-grade student Evan Thompson gave his speech on the impact of gun violence in the classroom at...