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Miseducating the urban community contributes to “aggression”

aggressionWhat’s aggression?  The Urban Girl Show looked at the root of aggression, in urban communities, on this week’s show.  Inadequate education, inadequate job training and inadequate opportunities are definite indicators those who don’t have the aforementioned will not be the happiest person in the community.  How do we change that?

CSUDH Professor of Pan-African Studies and contributor to Huffington Post Black Voices, Tyree Boyd-Pates, examined Ted Talk “Stop Throwing Breakfast Sandwiches at the Poor” by Tedx licensee, Brandale Randolph,

Residents of urban communities buy in to the notion of using social services, to better their chances of being productive, tax paying citizens, but still find themselves coming up short.  Whether it’s a job training program, financial literacy course, turkey and/or toy giveaways, how are we creating educated and well-trained individuals, who can sustain year round?



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