In a time of falling trust, colleges are reaching out to bridge the class and cultural divides that often exist between them and the surrounding neighborhood.
By Rocky Mountain PBS
For 25 years, the Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble in Denver has been blending dance, live music, spoken word and seasonal celebrations from around the world into a single holiday tradition.
By Sophie Quinton, Stateline
Although the sanctuary campus movement is based on small policy tweaks, the term “sanctuary” is politically controversial.
By Gretchen Frazee and Kenya Downs
President-elect Donald Trump's cabinet is almost entirely white and male. The lack of diversity could have an impact on policy making, according to advocates and experts who study diversity.
By Mary Jo Brooks
Clinton Smith's debut collection of poetry, "Counting Descent", examines what it means to grow up Black in America. Smith recounts moments from childhood when Black lives were celebrated and juxtaposes them with incidents that have become all too common in…
By Courtney Norris
In the standoff over the Dakota Access Pipeline, neither side is calling it quits after a recent decision by the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers to halt a final leg of the project.
By Associated Press
Ilhan Omar, 33, says she is troubled by growing animosity toward Muslim people.
By Alison Thoet
Canada’s central bank announced Thursday that Viola Desmond will become the first woman who is not royalty on Canadian currency.
Gwen Ifill was "a beacon for so many of us, women of color especially, who wanted so badly to see themselves reflected in the media." -- Tanzina Vega, National reporter for CNN.
Poet Layli Long Soldier's forthcoming collection of poetry called "Whereas" is a critique of President Obama's 2010 apology to Native Americans for their mistreatment by the U.S. government.
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