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Many students from low-income households have not participated in free school meals despite being eligible. This may be due to stigma and discrimination or due to the difficulty of applying for the program.

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Four years ago, Howard Boone was just like every other college student, buckling down academically while also building a career in the Army Reserves

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While he doesn’t take the historical moment lightly, he wants his appointment to stand for “more than just a surface-level diversity exercise.”

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Though traditional accolades escaped Tubman for most of her life, she did achieve an honor usually reserved for white officers on the Civil War battlefield.

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Dr. Dare Adewumi was thrilled when he was hired to lead the neurosurgery practice, but says he faced racial discrimination that ultimately led to his firing and has prevented him from getting permanent work elsewhere.

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A top-level U.S. congressional delegation led by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi praised the “ferocity” and resolve of Ukrainians face to face with their leader in a weekend visit to Kyiv undertaken in extraordinary secrecy

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President Lawrence Bacow announced a new report detailing the many ways the college benefited from slavery and perpetuated racial inequality. But the report stops short of recommending direct financial reparations

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Elon Musk is the planet’s number one billionaire. If anyone can turn cyberspace into a heaven – or hell – of free speech, then surely he’s the man. Right?

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Lyoya's family wants Schurr fired and charged with crimes. While the union committed to assisting Schurr and his family.

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The Democratic president also commuted the sentences of 75 others for nonviolent, drug-related convictions.

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