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Does My Brother’s Keeper leave out young women of color?

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The White House’s “My Brother’s Keeper” initiative has hit its one-year mark working to improve prospects and correct inequalities for young men of color, but some criticize the program for its focus on males. Continue reading

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How unconscious race bias affects millennials

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Are millennials as racist as past generations? A common answer to that question is “no,” but research shows there’s more to the story. Continue reading

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Student Reporting Labs reacts to racist SAE video

Youth are ‘confused, appalled’ by racist fraternity video

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Students from the Student Reporting Labs program interviewed their peers on their reactions to the racist SAE video. Continue reading

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Police Officers Shot During Protests After Ferguson Police Chief Resigns

Police officers shot in Ferguson as community tries to heal

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Two police officers were shot in Ferguson, Missouri this week, where tension has been high for months following the August shooting of teenager Michael Brown by Officer Darren Wilson. Continue reading

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Justice Dept. report on Ferguson slams local police

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In an investigation sparked by the shooting of teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, the Justice Department found patterns of police misconduct, racial bias and a disregard for the community. Continue reading

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