In Brooklyn, School Rezoning Plan Reveals Gap Between Classes<br />

In Brooklyn, School Rezoning Plan Reveals Gap Between Classes

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A proposal to move students from an overcrowded but rich school to an undercrowded, but poor school has heightened tensions among parents in the New York borough
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Six Baltimore police officers were indicted Thursday on charges connected to the death of Freddie Gray. The indictments came after… Read More

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The city of Ferguson, Mo., removed on Wednesday an improvised shrine for Michael Brown and will have it replaced with a permanent… Read More

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Tracy is a proud Black transgender woman, determined since childhood that, no matter the price, she would never pretend to be anything… Read More

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