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Travis Loller, Associated Press, HBCU Money Dr. James Hildreth dissects a frog Friday, March 29, 2019, with seventh grader Keyshawn Walker at the Haynes Middle Health/Medical Science Design Center in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Travis Loller). Featured Image , Tenn. (AP) — The number of African-American men entering medical school hasn’t budged since the late 1970s, and Dr. James Hildreth wants […]
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The Supreme Court Justice Who Forever Changed Affirmative Action | The Atlantic Justice Lewis Powell’s ruling in the 1978 case Regents v. Bakke buoyed affirmative action—but in the process, it transformed how colleges think about race and equality in admissions.">The Supreme Court Justice Who Forever Changed Affirmative Action | The Atlantic Justice Lewis Powell’s ruling in the 1978 case Regents v. Bakke buoyed affirmative action—but in the process, it transformed how colleges think about race and equality in admissions.

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Justice Lewis Powell’s ruling in the 1978 case Regents v. Bakke buoyed affirmative action—but in the process, it transformed how colleges think about race and equality in admissions.
The Supreme Court Justice Who Forever Changed Affirmative Action | The Atlantic Justice Lewis Powell’s ruling in the 1978 case Regents v. Bakke buoyed affirmative action—but in the process, it transformed how colleges think about race and equality in admissions." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Amazon’s $15 Minimum Wage Is a Brilliant Business Strategy | The Atlantic Why increasing the pay floor —and urging the federal government to do the same—is a moral and strategic masterstroke by Jeff Bezos">Amazon’s $15 Minimum Wage Is a Brilliant Business Strategy | The Atlantic Why increasing the pay floor —and urging the federal government to do the same—is a moral and strategic masterstroke by Jeff Bezos

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Why increasing the pay floor —and urging the federal government to do the same—is a moral and strategic masterstroke by Jeff Bezos
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The Other Black Wall Streets | The Root Between the Civil War and the end of Reconstruction, there were many black communities that thrived economically solely based on the black dollar.">The Other Black Wall Streets | The Root Between the Civil War and the end of Reconstruction, there were many black communities that thrived economically solely based on the black dollar.

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Between the Civil War and the end of Reconstruction, there were many black communities that thrived economically solely based on the black dollar.
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Develop Detroit cultivates affordable housing in the Motor City | Michigan Chronicle Since its inception in June, 2015, Develop Detroit, which received startup capital from JPMorgan Chase, has been on a mission that focuses on real estate development and providing living opportunities that meet the real needs of Detroiters.">Develop Detroit cultivates affordable housing in the Motor City | Michigan Chronicle Since its inception in June, 2015, Develop Detroit, which received startup capital from JPMorgan Chase, has been on a mission that focuses on real estate development and providing living opportunities that meet the real needs of Detroiters.

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Since its inception in June, 2015, Develop Detroit, which received startup capital from JPMorgan Chase, has been on a mission that focuses on real estate development and providing living opportunities that meet the real needs of Detroiters.
Develop Detroit cultivates affordable housing in the Motor City | Michigan Chronicle Since its inception in June, 2015, Develop Detroit, which received startup capital from JPMorgan Chase, has been on a mission that focuses on real estate development and providing living opportunities that meet the real needs of Detroiters." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

How it became a crime to be poor in America | The Guardian In the United States, a system of modern peonage – essentially, a government-run loan shark operation – has been going on for years">How it became a crime to be poor in America | The Guardian In the United States, a system of modern peonage – essentially, a government-run loan shark operation – has been going on for years

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In the United States, a system of modern peonage – essentially, a government-run loan shark operation – has been going on for years
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Remembering Black Women in St. Louis’s Pruitt-Igoe Housing Projects | Black Perspectives Policymakers assumed that if men were in the home, poor women on welfare would inevitably have more children and cost taxpayers more money. So by 1959, women headed the majority of households in Pruitt-Igoe.">Remembering Black Women in St. Louis’s Pruitt-Igoe Housing Projects | Black Perspectives Policymakers assumed that if men were in the home, poor women on welfare would inevitably have more children and cost taxpayers more money. So by 1959, women headed the majority of households in Pruitt-Igoe.

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Policymakers assumed that if men were in the home, poor women on welfare would inevitably have more children and cost taxpayers more money. So by 1959, women headed the majority of households in Pruitt-Igoe.
Remembering Black Women in St. Louis’s Pruitt-Igoe Housing Projects | Black Perspectives Policymakers assumed that if men were in the home, poor women on welfare would inevitably have more children and cost taxpayers more money. So by 1959, women headed the majority of households in Pruitt-Igoe." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More