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Second Chance Pell Experiment Expands Education Behind Bars

The program provides need-based grants to people incarcerated in state and federal prisons so that they can take college courses.

Tanya Saracho. Latinx woman with blonde shoulder length hair, blue glasses and red floral top.

'Vida' Showrunner Tanya Saracho Talks Authenticity

As the all-Latinx series returns on Starz, its co-creator gets real on colorism and other typically taboo topics.

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Toni Morrison Awarded Gold Medal for Fiction

The beloved author receives the American Academy of Arts and Letters’ highest honor.

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Two Dozen States and Cities Sue Trump Administration to Protect Reproductive Rights

The lawsuits seek to block the “conscience rule,” which allows health care providers to deny abortion care and other legal medical services.

Arts & Culture

Joseph Vaughn. Black student wears a cardiagan and stands outside with books in hand in black and white photo.

Furman University to Honor First Black Student

Criminalization

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Pentagon to Build Tent Cities Near Border for 7,500 Migrants

Trump Presidency

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Studies Show the Dangers of Proposed Changes to Food Stamps

Gender & Sexuality

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Hollywood Still Struggles With Representation of LGBTQ+ and Trans People of Color