The Harvard Case Is About the Future of Affirmative Action | The Atlantic One day before Harvard goes to court to defend its admissions practices, two warring rallies made clear that the trial is about much more than just the university.

One day before Harvard goes to court to defend its admissions practices, two warring rallies made clear that the trial is about much more than just the university.

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The Complexity of Black Girlhood Is at the Heart of The Hate U Give | The Atlantic The film adaptation of Angie Thomas’s YA novel offers a startlingly honest portrait of its heroine confronting buried trauma to find her political voice.

The film adaptation of Angie Thomas’s YA novel offers a startlingly honest portrait of its heroine confronting buried trauma to find her political voice.

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A Black Motorists’ Guide to Jim Crow America, Newly Relevant | The New York Times Style Magazine The “Green Book,” a travel manual published between 1936 and 1967 — and now the premise of a film by the same name — feels as necessary as ever.

The “Green Book,” a travel manual published between 1936 and 1967 — and now the premise of a film by the same name — feels as necessary as ever.

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Black Billionaire Robert F. Smith, Just Made Another $3 Billion with Sell to Adobe | Black Enterprise Vista Equity, the private equity firm launched by black billionaire and engineer Robert F. Smith, announced it is selling a cloud-service company it purchased in 2016, Marketo, to Adobe, for $4.7 billion.

Vista Equity, the private equity firm launched by black billionaire and engineer Robert F. Smith, announced it is selling a cloud-service company it purchased in 2016, Marketo, to Adobe, for $4.7 billion.

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Arkansas’ ‘Hidden Figure’ Raye Montague Dies at 83 | Ebony Arkansas’ own “hidden figure” who worked as an engineer for the U.S. Navy and was seen as a leader for women of color in the engineering field has died at age 83.

Arkansas’ own “hidden figure” who worked as an engineer for the U.S. Navy and was seen as a leader for women of color in the engineering field has died at age 83.

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She’s sold 500 paintings and written a children’s book. She’s 13. | The News & Observer Camryn, an eighth-grader at Thales Academy in Rolesville, talks about how she juggles it all and offers some advice for other young entrepreneurs.

Camryn, an eighth-grader at Thales Academy in Rolesville, talks about how she juggles it all and offers some advice for other young entrepreneurs.

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[WATCH] Activists Take Back The Street Named After The Black Mayor Who Bombed MOVE | Colorlines Philadelphia recently named a street after the city's first Black mayor, W. Wilson Goode Sr. Activists say that the renaming hurts given that Goode facilitated the fatal 1985 bombing of the home where the Black liberation and environmentalist group MOVE lived. Colorlines captured an October protest imbued with spirituality.

Philadelphia recently named a street after the city’s first Black mayor, W. Wilson Goode Sr. Activists say that the renaming hurts given that Goode facilitated the fatal 1985 bombing of the home where the Black liberation and environmentalist group MOVE lived. Colorlines captured an October protest imbued with spirituality.

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