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Black parents’ war on racial identity.

March 10, 2020 Raquel Croston 0

Children of African American descent are all familiar with their parents’ suggestions on how to make it in the white man’s world: “Don’t use slang — that’s ghetto.” “Press your hair for interviews.” “Stay quiet […]

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Lifelong consequences for minor offenses

March 10, 2020 Jamal Lemond 0

A moment shouldn’t define a person, but someone can be stripped of all rights and opportunities because of one mistake. While some are forgiven, others see their hopes and dreams shattered in an instant. Misdemeanors […]

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A different kind of homesick

March 3, 2020 Bronson Tharpe 0

The Chicago Botanical Gardens smelled horrifically bad one September morning in 2015, which is not the kind thing you’d expect from a place normally associated with the pleasant aroma of delicate flora. The putrid fragrance […]

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