Greater Commentary

Environmental Justice Must Be a National Priority

Too often missing in discussions on the challenges facing African Americans is any focus on environmental

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Nepotism: Do Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner Have Too Much Power?

Much attention has been focused recently on President Trump’s “new” foreign policy. This policy change is

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Sponsors of Hate Today Must Be Held Accountable

Over the next several days, across the United States, people will pause in solemn remembrance of

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It’s Time for Black Parents to Stand Up for the ‘Every Student Succeeds Act’

Today, across the United States in nearly every African American community, millions of parents are striving

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Paul Krugman Issues a Warning About What Is Coming

We’re only three weeks into the Trump administration, but it’s already clear that any hopes that Mr. Trump and those around him would be even slightly ennobled by the responsibilities of office were foolish. Every day brings further evidence that this is a man who completely conflates the national interest with his personal self-interest …

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I’m A Refugee From A Banned Country—This Is My Story

I was a rebellious teen. What set me apart from millions of other rebellious teenagers around the world was that my acts of rebellion could have gotten me executed. That’s because I was a 13-year-old in post-revolution Iran, where the laws deemed any sort of opposition as an act of treason.

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You Are the New Gatekeeper of the News

News consumers today face a flood of fake news and information. Distinguishing between fact and fiction

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How Planned Parenthood has helped millions of women, including me

Planned Parenthood has allowed generations of low-income women to survive childbirth, to combat sexually transmitted infections

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Stereotypes can hold boys back in school, too

By age six, girls are less likely than boys to view their own gender as brilliant

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Martin Luther King, institutions and power

When the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in 1968, he was in Memphis, supporting

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Orange Face: Meryl Streep impersonates for Donald Trump

Meryl Streep has channeled “the Donald” in her latest theatre performance on Monday night. In orange

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Power Narrative: Telling True Stories in Turbulent Times

What is this conference about? The Power of Narrative Conference has convened in several places under

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