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Experts Debate Race-Based College Admissions

Two experts in educational inequality exchanged diverging opinions on race-based affirmative action in the college admissions process at a forum at the Graduate School of Education on Thursday. The forum, titled “The End of Race-Based College Admissions,” featured Sheryll D. Cashin, an alumna of the Law School and a professor at Georgetown University Law Center, and Richard J. Rothstein ’63, a visiting scho ...

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US Attorney General Eric Holder to Step Down

By Ryan Gorman U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is reportedly stepping down. Holder, the country's first African-American AG, will make the announcement Thursday, NPR is reporting, after five and a half years in the role. The 63-year-old will remain with the Justice Department until his successor is named, but has been "adamant" about his departure, a source told NPR. The final decision was reportedly Hold ...

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Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson Reunites with Several Kidnapped Nigerian School Girls Who Escaped from Boko Haram

Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson (FL-24) reunited with several of the kidnapped Nigerian school girls who escaped from the clutches of the terrorist group Boko Haram. The girls visited with Congresswoman Wilson in her D.C. office. “I am delighted to see these brave and wonderful young girls again. They’ve experienced unspeakablehorrors that no child should ever have to endure just because they want and des ...

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Is Police Brutality a National Epidemic?

by Nayaba Arinde and Craig D. Frazier While heavy armored vehicles roll down the streets of Missouri, the outrage simmering dangerously over the shooting death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown has gone viral. “Stop the killer cops!” is the cry from angry protestors in Missouri, but it could quite easily be the chant on the streets of Staten Island after the chokehold death of Eric Garner or the yell of gri ...

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