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The N-word & me

By Leonard Greene A viral video of Philadelphia Eagles receiver Riley Cooper spewing the n-word at a country concert brought me back to the first time someone called me n—-r. I was 7 or 8 years old, in rural West … Continue reading

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Empowering America’s Rising Workforce–Latina Girls–in Computing and Innovation

By Dr. Idit Harel Caperton It recently came to my attention, that throughout the nation, young men and women who are Latino are, unfortunately, caught on the wrong side of the digital divide. I have spent much of my career working on … Continue reading

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In blow to gun control backers, background check compromise falls 6 votes short

By Carrie Dann, Kelly ODonnell and Kasie Hunt Despite an impassioned push by President Barack Obama and an emotional lobbying effort by the families of mass shooting victims, proponents of a compromise measure to expand gun background checks on Wednesday fell … Continue reading

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