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Urban students watch live as President Obama takes his oath for a second term

Urban students watch live as President Obama takes his oath for a second term

David Immerman, Staff Writer

January 23, 2013

Roughly five Urban students joined the White House estimated 1 million people gathered in Washington, D.C, to look on live as their president was sworn into office for his second term on Monday, Jan. 21. “Obama’s inauguration for a second term is a monumental event in U.S. history,” said Helena...

Speaker at MLK assembly brings up issues of racism in school

Speaker at MLK assembly brings up issues of racism in school

February 6, 2011

It was a startling statement: “Everyone needs a nigger Jim,” said Damali Ayo, speaker at Urban’s Martin Luther King, Jr. assembly. Ayo led one of the many discussions and workshops around diversity during Urban’s January Month of Understanding. This year, the month focused on “making the invisible visible.” Ayo, who attended Sidwell Friends School in Washington, D.C., which ...

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