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Housing segregation: Decades after George Floyd left Houston’s oldest housing project, another generation tries to make it out

Floyd once called Houston’s Third Ward home. Decades later, it remains a neighborhood segregated from opportunity. Source: Housing segregation: Decades after George Floyd left Houston’s oldest housing project, another generation tries to make it out – Washington Post

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The Changing Racial and Ethnic Composition of the U.S. Electorate

In battleground states, Hispanics grew more than other racial or ethnic groups as a share of eligible voters. Source: The Changing Racial and Ethnic Composition of the U.S. Electorate | Pew Research Center

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The Simple, Profound Message of Pope Francis’s New Encyclical

Amid the pandemic and worsening marginalization, we have to get better at doing one thing: listening. Source: The Simple, Profound Message of Pope Francis’s New Encyclical | The Nation

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George Floyd 911 call: What should happen to CUP Foods for calling the cops?

A teenage clerk dialed 911. How should the brothers who own CUP Foods pay for what happened next? Source: George Floyd 911 call: What should happen to CUP Foods for calling the cops?

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Student Discipline Rates Show Black Girls Are Disproportionally At Risk

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Slavery and the American University

From their very beginnings, the American university and American slavery have been intertwined, but only recently are we beginning to understand how deeply. Source: Slavery and the American University

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Active Listening Lessons From FBI Negotiators That Will Get You What You Want

Active listening is the opposite of passive hearing. Source: Active Listening Lessons From FBI Negotiators That Will Get You What You Want

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Second Parkland cop will get his job back, arbitrator rules 

With Monday’s ruling, Deputy Josh Stambaugh is now the second fired deputy in recent months to have an arbitrator rule they should get their job back after the Parkland massacre. Source: Second Parkland cop will get his job back, arbitrator … Continue reading

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Exclusive: The Billionaire Who Wanted To Die Broke . . . Is Now Officially Broke

It took decades, but Chuck Feeney, the former billionaire cofounder of retail giant Duty Free Shoppers has finally given all his money away to charity. He has nothing left now—and he couldn’t be happier. Source: Exclusive: The Billionaire Who Wanted … Continue reading

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San Francisco could soon allow 16-year-olds to vote. The country should follow 

If this measure gets enough community support to pass, the national effects would be historic – and long overdue Source: San Francisco could soon allow 16-year-olds to vote. The country should follow | Isabel Hope | Opinion | The Guardian

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