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"A few years ago, my boyfriend was convicted of armed robbery. He wasn't the main person involved. In fact, he didn't even… Read More

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Millions of uninsured might not take advantage of the Affordable Care Act.  According to the Kaiser Family… Read More

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Rich Kids Are Soft, Poor Kids Need to Be Toughened Up

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by Slate

The subject here is coaching and sports. Could much of the same -- how poor Black kids and rich White kids are treated differently --… Read More

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