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About Last Night: How HBCU Students are Addressing Sexual Assault on Campus

Kyla Wright, Amos Jackson, Evette Dionne, Eryn Ashleigh Mathewson RadioProject.org
Last year, student protests at some HCBUs aimed to highlight inadequacies in the way sexual assault and rape cases are handled. Students at HCBUs tend to under report sexual violence and they’re often not included in national conversations about it.

Today’s College Students Are Paying More for Less

Lawrence Wittner History News Network
The huge spike in the cost of a college education has had a devastating effect upon educational opportunity. American student loan debt now totals $1.5 trillion.

Class of 2018 - College Edition

Elise Gould, Zane Mokhiber, and Julia Wolfe Economic Policy Institute
In this study, we analyze data on recent young college graduates (ages 21–24) to learn about the Class of 2018’s economic prospects as they start their careers.

Emmanuel Macron and Echoes of May 1968

Elizabeth Benjamin The Conversation
The French president has proposed a controversial higher education reform at a particularly inopportune moment, sparking major protests.

Friday Nite Videos | April 13, 2018

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Why Black Americans Are Getting Less Sleep. Love Train | Turnaround Arts | Playing For Change. The Last Footage of Yasser Murtaja. The Democrat Running for Paul Ryan’s Seat. The Decline of the Trump Merchandise Empire.

Love Train | Turnaround Arts | Playing For Change

Turnaround Arts infuses struggling schools with the arts as a strategy to bolster reform efforts. Turnaround Arts is a national program of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts that works in 73 schools in 37 districts across 17 states and the District of Columbia.

What Gives Me Hope About This 'Enough Is Enough' Movement

Harry Targ Diary of a Heartland Radical
I have had bursts of enthusiasm before when women marched for their rights, masses mobilized against war, and many stepped up to say no to police violence and mass incarceration, I was touched emotionally even more this time around, by several features of this new movement.
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