Open classrooms 'make kids targets for shooting'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SFEXAMINER) — An elementary school in Bayview-Hunters Point is one of two public schools in San Francisco where multiple classes are held in open spaces, eliciting outrage from more…

9 face murder charges in after-school brawl

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MYFOX8) — HEPHZIBAH, Ga. — It started out as a fistfight. Two girls — emboldened by bystanders alternately yelling out support or derision — went toe-to-toe in the more…

The man who proved Christian slaves were not slothful

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_3101144" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Richard Allen[/caption] Richard Allen was born to slave parents in Philadelphia and sold with his family to a plantation in Dover, Delaware. As a more…

U.S. schools lay down prayer rugs for Muslims

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (PBS) Bishar Hassan spends his days navigating the halls and classrooms of Talahi Elementary School, working to embrace and empower the dozens of Somali students who have arrived more…

'Great Spirit' spoke to Indians through these men

by Bill Federer -- Who were the first African-American missionaries sent out from the United States? George Lisle, the first ordained African-American, went in 1782 to Jamaica with other freed slaves to more…