Coard: Cheyney University needs our support

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Historic Cheyney University — an all-time great institution — now has an all-time low student enrollment with an all-time high budget deficit. In other words, until recently, Cheyney’s very existence was in jeopardy due to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s decades-long racial discrimination in violation of federal law, state law, and a 1999 signed agreement with […]

“Abolish police brutality, corruption” in The Philadelphia Tribune

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On May 14, a law-related injustice occurred in Philadelphia. On that date, Narcotics Field Unit Police Officers Thomas Liciardello, Brian Reynolds, Michael Spicer, Perry Betts, Linwood Norman, and John Speiser were incredibly found not guilty in federal court despite very strong evidence from civilian witnesses and a police witness that those cops routinely engaged in […]

10 Reasons Cheyney Alumni Are Suing Pennsylvania and the Federal Government

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Here’s what the federal civil rights lawsuit we filed today is about. By Michael Coard  |  October 29, 2014 at 4:22 pm Read more at http://www.phillymag.com/news/2014/10/29/10-reasons-suing-pennsylvania-behalf-cheyney-university/#mUdtU42t9EHpsijV.99 A coalition known as “Heeding Cheyney’s Call” (HCC), which consists of Cheyney University alumni, students, professors, staffers, and retirees, as well as community activists, religious leaders, and elected officials, today is suing the […]