Education

The Brazen, Beautiful Humanity of Malala Yousafzai

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The Pakistani teen activist was ambushed and nearly killed by Taliban terrorists because of her stand for education and civil rights for girls and women. Her courage has inspired a new movement for justice. Read more

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Standing Up to Power: A Chicago Teacher Speaks Out

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OPINION: Our fight for a fair contract and better schools is really about fighting for better lives — and better futures — for our students and their families. Read more

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In the Zone: Geoffrey Canada Is Changing the Odds in Harlem

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Harlem Children’s Zone founder Geoffrey Canada knows the secret to improving our nation’s schools. But are we willing to do our part? Read more

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What Do Non-White Voters Want from the GOP?

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As Republicans gear up for their national convention in Tampa next week, we’re asking what non-White voters want to hear from the grand old party. Read more

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Wait‚ Something Was Missing from the Mars Rover Mission

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The success of NASA’s recent interplanetary mission reminds us why it’s important to give black youth opportunities to grow in the areas of math and science. Read more

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Intentional Acts of Kindness

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How an enterprising Chicago youth pastor is turning “random acts of kindness” into a deliberate mission for transforming the lives of young people in the nation’s toughest neighborhoods. Read more

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Are Millennials Losing Faith?

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Young adults leaving the church is nothing new, but new research offers troubling reasons for the exodus. Plus: Why many black and urban millennials aren’t leaving. Read more

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African American Students: Your College Scholarship Is Waiting!

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There’s a lot of free money out there for African American students in the form of academic scholarships, but it’s going unused because NO ONE KNOWS ABOUT IT. Check out our list of available scholarships and start applying now! Read more

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The Boomerang Generation

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With a changing economy and sluggish job market, young-adult children are returning home after college or staying home longer. Should Mom and Dad put an expiration date on how long their adult kids linger? Read more

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Did Romney Fumble Black Voter Outreach?

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Republican pesidential candidate Mitt Romney attempted to connect with Black urban voters over education, but news reports suggest he fumbled. Read more

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