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- Youths in southwest DeLand learn to find hope through working
Lashamera Smith, 19, talked about being a young, black woman in Spring HIll, with no job skills. "I think I would have been without hope," Smith said. Instead, Smith was brimming with hope as she talked about an outreach program that changed her life. Smith was accepted by Back2Basics2, run by Pa ...
Aug. 29, 2013 - The DeLand-Deltona Beacon
- Fighting discrimination, as inequality grows
By Bill Schneider I grew up in the segregated South. I tell students the story of how, as a young boy, I went with my mother to Bloomberg's Department Store on High Street in Portsmouth, Virginia. There was a stack of doilies on the ladies' hat counter and I asked my mother what they were for. She explained that a black woman had to put a doily on her head before trying on a hat, because a white ...
Aug. 28, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News