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Student Reporting Labs reacts to racist SAE video

Youth are ‘confused, appalled’ by racist fraternity video


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

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“Our education is our power” – an Afghan girl on going to school

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No matter how many books or schools they destroy, the truth is that these people are afraid of educated girls and they want to feel a drop of the fear they feel everyday. Continue reading


UN calls for worldwide gender equality by 2030


The UN urged world leaders this week to ensure gender equality by 2030 as a new report showed limited progress in the area. Continue reading

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Justice Dept. report on Ferguson slams local police


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


Net neutrality rules ensure equal access to the Internet


The Federal Communications Commission voted 3-2 in support of net neutrality, approving new rules to protect equal access to the Internet. Continue reading

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