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The Victims of "Corrective Rape" in South Africa

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Long before LGBTQ rights were on many countries' radars, South Africa banned discrimination against gay people in 1996 and legalized… Read More

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Michelle Obama and Alicia Keys Put Education First

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It may be too late for fictional characters “Mister” and “Pete,” but if Mrs. Obama has her way, no more minority… Read More

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How Poverty Makes People Sick

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Income inequality is making us sick. Well, it's not making all of us sick. Only the poorest of us. That's… Read More

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There’s a woman in charge at Florida A&M University.  The Board of Trustees appointed the university’s… Read More

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Dear Chris Christie

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Dear Chris Christie: This must be killing you. Not the rampant criticism. I imagine you’re used to that, and based… Read More

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Gritty Photo Essay Captures Crack Addiction

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Nearly 12 years ago, Sage Gallon was just getting clean after a decade of smoking crack. He’s now reliving those days of substance… Read More

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Lessons Nelson Mandela Taught Us

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I was a junior in college when Nelson Mandela was released from prison. The majority of students were deeply committed to ending apartheid, and I… Read More

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View From the Inside

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Sakumzi “ Saki” Macozoma was 20 when he was sent to Robben Island. It was November 1977, and he had been arrested in Port Elizabeth the… Read More


Study: Light Skin Associated with Education

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The students tested at San Francisco State University were shown words like "ignorant" and "educated" for 33… Read More

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Lebron James Pens an Appreciation for Single Mothers

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I am honored to participate in a project that is trying to help single mothers who are struggling to make a living and raise their… Read More

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