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ACA conference discusses minority confinement

The American Correctional Association (ACA) is hosting its 140th Congress of Correction this weekend in Chicago. Safer Foundation is proud to participate in this event by facilitating a symposium on disproportionate minority contact/confinement (DMC) on Sunday, August 1, from 1 to 4:30 p.m. in Room 305 at Navy Pier.

Cheyney student selected for 105 voices

Barnabus Perry was selected to represent Cheyney University for the 105 Voices of History, National HBCU Concert Choir. The event is going to be showcased at the Kennedy Center in Washington DC on September 19th with musical performances by Dr. Shirley Caesar and Kim Burrell.

New stamps honors Negro Leagues Baseball

The baseball league that helped spark integration of American professional sports is being honored today on a 44-cent U.S. postage stamp being issued at the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum. The Negro Leagues Baseball stamps pay tribute to the all-black professional baseball leagues that operated from 1920 to about 1960. A second commemorative stamp features the league’s founder, Andrew “Rube” Foster, who is considered the “father” of Negro Leagues Baseball. In 1981, Foster was honored by the National Baseball Hall of Fame as the “foremost manager and executive” of Negro Leagues baseball.

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