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The Bronze Report brings you news and stories on current events happening at home and around the world. 

The civil rights movement broke down the barriers for African Americans in the work place.  Now, blacks make up more than  10% of America's workforce.  Not so in the Silicon Valley -- where our numbers are dismal at best.  It's rekindled a high-tech civil rights movement called the Digital Inclusion Initiative.

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Professor Claude Steele

Social psychologist Claude Steele’s groundbreaking research goes to the root of the achievement gaps in American society… whether it’s in the classroom, in the workplace… even on the playing field. He calls it “the stereotype threat.”

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Haiti: Where Did the Money Go?

 

On January 12, 2010, a devastating 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck the island of Haiti… some 316,000 people died… at least a million people were left homeless.  The shock waves went around the world and the response was unprecedented.  People donated billions of dollars to help. Where did all that money go?

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Lorraine Hansberry

"Lorraine Hansberry's talent was even more exceptional given what she was able to do in the 1950s.  At a time when black writers were not being noticed, she was visionary, she was absolutely amazing.

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Blues for an Alabama Sky at LHT

 

The Lorraine Hansberry has undergone a renaissance of its own… so it seemed fitting … when host of The Bronze Report Barbara Rodgers  stopped by, Pearle Cleage’s play about the Harlem Renaissance was onstage…  Blues For an Alabama Sky.

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  • The Stereotype Threat
    The Stereotype Threat

    Social psychologist Claude Steele’s groundbreaking research goes to the root of the achievement gaps in American society… whether it’s in the classroom, in the workplace……

  • Oakland's Tech Renaissance

    There is a tech renaissance going on in Oakland California.

  • Meet Robert Battle
    Meet Robert Battle

    Meet Robert Battle, Artistic Director of The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre... an amazing dancer in his own right. 

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