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Student Spotlight with Meghna Chandra
By Heather A. Davis

GET ON THE BUS: Meghna Chandra, a sophomore from New Hampshire, is one of 40 students selected from across the country to be part of the 2011 Student Freedom Ride. The PBS show “American Experience” invited college students to apply to be part of retracing the original 1961 rides from Washington, D.C. to New Orleans. From May 6 through 16, Chandra and other student participants will meet some original freedom riders, as well as people working today to combat racial and economic inequality. Read more…


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