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[GOP DEBATE]
Trump Jumps Up to Get Beat Down (Sort Of)

by Michael Arceneaux

For much of last night’s GOP presidential debate, I found myself playing Rae Sremmurd’s “Up… Read More

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Brittany and Alexis: In Love and Struggle

[FERGUSON FORWARD]
Brittany and Alexis: In Love and Struggle

by Jamilah Lemieux

It takes little more than a cursory glance at St. Louis-natives Brittany Ferrell and Alexis Templeton to recognize that they may… Read More

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DeRay McKesson: He, the Protestor

by Jamilah Lemieux

DeRay McKesson has become one of the most visible faces of the Ferguson resistance movement, despite the fact that he’s a Baltimore… Read More

Wesley Lowery

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Wesley Lowery on Reporting from 'a Megaphone'

by Jamilah Lemieux

Wesley Lowery found himself inserted into the story of Ferguson during the height of last year’s protests when he and Ryan… Read More

When Oppression Is the Status Quo, Disruption Is a Moral Duty

The Necessity of Disruption

by The Root

Some seem to think we’ve reached a point in time where the right to vote has replaced the need to disrupt the system—although… Read More

Why Schools Need More Teachers of Color—for White Students

Why Black Teachers Matter

by The Atlantic

In public schools, where roughly 90 percent of the country’s children are enrolled, the lessons students learn are often skewed… Read More

Donald Trump

A Compilation of Donald Trump's Insults at the GOP Debate

by Slate

Rosie O'Donnell "Only Rosie O'Donnell." [In response to a question about tweeting insults at women.] Our… Read More

Celebrating the Voting Rights Act and Connecting to History in Our National Parks

Celebrating the Voting Rights Act and Connecting to History in Our National Parks

by Jonathan B. Jarvis

On August 6, 1965, President Lyndon Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act into law. It was one of the most important moments of the… Read More

Mike Brown

Ferguson Students Thrive, Survive

by Huffington Post

Michael Brown was shot and killed one year ago by Police Officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri. His death ignited riots, set… Read More

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Obama:
50 Years After the Voting Rights Act, We Still Have Work to Do

by President Barack Obama

The right to vote is one of the most fundamental rights of any democracy. Fifty years ago today, because of the sacrifice… Read More

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