Nine out of 10 of the Chicago Public School students potentially impacted by proposed school closings this year have a predominately Black student body, according to an analysis by the Chicago Sun-Times.
“Of those 129 schools located mostly on the South and West sides, 117 are majority Black,” reported the Sun-Times. “119 have a percentage of Black students higher than the district average. [Of] the 129 schools….88 percent of the students are black.”
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2013 United As One Tour
March 4th, 2013 marked a night to remember! Windsor Village Methodist Church located at 6011 W. Orem Dr. in Houston Texas hosted a MUST SEE ensemble of pure talent.
Pastor Kirbyjon Caldwell allowed for the KBC to house church members and non-members alike in celebration of the new release of "Spirit of a Grateful People" presented by Kathy Taylor and what was the last stop on the tour for gospel stars James Fortune and FIYA, Kierra Sheard, Vashawn Mitchell, and Zacardi Cortez.
You could feel the spirit in the atmosphere! In case you were not able to be in attendance, or if you just want to recap you can share in the festivities in the gallery. Enjoy!