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THE WAGES OF DIGNITY

Photo by Nick Childers. A month after moving to the U.S. from Bangladesh in 2008, Shaheen found a job at a Dunkin Donuts in Sunset Park. Now 23, she is a full-time student at Kingsborough Community College and continues to work for…

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SEPARATE AND UNEQUAL

The postsecondary system mimics the racial inequality it inherits from the K-12 education system, then magnifies and projects that inequality into the labor market and society at large. In theory, the education system is colorblind; but, in fact, it is…

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BY THE NUMBERS

What do flash mobs, cats and the Harlem Shake have in common? They all have videos that have gone viral.   These videos spark spirit-filled discussions and millions of people share them with their networks each and every day. Check out Higher Heights' "By…

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RIP BILL LYNCH

Bertha Lewis, President, The Black Institute: I am heartbroken. Today, a great man has passed and I am deeply saddened by the loss of yet another mentor and friend to our community. A lot of what I know about Politics and…

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