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Posted May 24, 2016
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Here’s How We ‘Make America Great Again’: Support First-Generation College Students

Rumor has it that someone wants to make America great again. Unfortunately, our country wasn’t always great—many citizens were not seen, heard or valued. My…

By Chastity Lord

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Posted May 23, 2016
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A Chicago Teacher’s Struggle to Get Kids to College in a Culture of Violence and Fear

Not so long ago, I learned that one of my former students, a fun-loving, academically strong kid who is now in high school, had a…

By Marilyn Rhames

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Posted May 24, 2016
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5 Questions Every Black Parent Needs to Ask Their Child’s Teacher and School

I spent nearly five years at a nonprofit focused on getting students in and through college. Many of the students who entered our program were…

By Charles Cole III

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