As a black kid growing up in Chicago, some opportunities tend to be more open to me than others. I find aspects of my life experience limited due to my identity, whether or not I recognize it at the time. Continue reading
Seventy years ago, Japan formally surrendered World War II aboard the USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay, Japan. The signing of the surrender agreement came 18 days after Japanese Emperor Hirohito announced the nation’s acceptance of the Potsdam Declaration via nationally broadcast radio address and…
Where children grow up has a big impact on their ability to improve their economic standing later in life, new research says. Continue reading
President Barack Obama became the first sitting U.S. president to visit the Alaskan Arctic during a three-day trip this week to discuss climate change and its threat to the region. Continue reading
New research suggests that experiencing intense psychological trauma may have a genetic impact on a person’s future children. Continue reading
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