Youth organizers tend to outperform their peers in school.
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A researcher on youth organizing presents her evidence for how critical race theory benefits students and society.
El sobrino de Floyd, Brandon Williams (centro), con el reverendo Al Sharpton (izquierda) fuera del tribunal en Minneapolis, Minnesota, antes de que comenzara el juicio por asesinato del oficial Derek Chauvin, el 29 de marzo de 2021.
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La muerte de Floyd, quien era negro, desencadenó una ola de protestas masivas contra el racismo en Estados Unidos. Este es un resumen de importantes investigaciones sobre la violencia policial.
Floyd’s nephew, Brandon Williams (center), with the Rev. Al Sharpton (left) outside the heavily guarded Hennepin County Government Center, in Minneapolis, Minn., before the murder trial of Officer Derek Chauvin began, March 29, 2021.
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Research on racism and policing in the US, explained by the experts who study it.
Giving new dads ‘fathers-only’ leave is one way to support women’s equality.
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Women and their careers benefit when men are allowed – and encouraged – by their employers to do more caregiving.
Studies show women are perfectly capable of getting the job done.
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The gender gap in computing performance has dramatically narrowed, but a confidence gap remains.
Protesters in front of Boston Police Headquarters during a United Against Racist Police Terror Rally on June 7, 2020.
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Across the United States, police are shielded from both public and departmental accountability by multiple layers of contractual and legislative protections.
La policía contiene a los manifestantes durante una protesta en el Parque Lafayette Square el 30 de mayo de 2020 en Washington, D.C.
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Muchos organismos encargados de hacer cumplir la ley no investigan adecuadamente las denuncias de mala conducta y rara vez sostienen las quejas de los ciudadanos. Las sanciones disciplinarias son pocas y se reservan para los casos más atroces.
La police tente de contenir des manifestants au parc Lafayette, à Washington, D.C., le 30 mai 2020.
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De nombreux organismes chargés de l’application de la loi n’enquêtent pas de manière adéquate sur les allégations de mauvaise conduite et ne reçoivent que rarement des plaintes de citoyens.
Police work to keep demonstrators back during a protest in Lafayette Square Park on May 30, 2020 in Washington, D.C.
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Many law enforcement agencies fail to adequately investigate misconduct allegations and rarely sustain citizen complaints. Disciplinary sanctions are few and reserved for the most egregious cases.
Replacing an employee means taking time and resources to train someone new.
As more and more Americans are laid off, employers have to consider the cost of letting their staff go.
Student activists are calling attention to a wide range of issues on campus.
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As a student protest continues at Syracuse University, a scholar argues that student activism is a valuable part of the college experience.
Nearly two-thirds of imprisoned mothers have never received a visit from their children.
Nearly two-thirds of incarcerated mothers have never received a visit from their children. A scholar who studies women in prison explains the barriers that families face and how they might be removed.
Recruited athletes often get a leg up in the admissions process.
The college admission scandal that involved big bribes, coaches and Hollywood actors grew out of a system that favors rich parents and gives coaches too much leeway in admissions, a scholar argues.
Colleges and universities have been challenged to create more inclusive environments for disabled students.
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The case of a student with Down Syndrome who was denied entry into all eight of the sororities at her school illustrates a broader problem of exclusion for college students with disabilities.
Being part of the resistance can be complicated.
The ‘resistance’ to the Trump administration has many forms, from grassroots organizing to making music. But a historian of 20th-century Germany asks whether opposing Trump is a real resistance.
Having some control over your workday can make it easier to bear.
Whether they do it full-time or as a side hustle, Americans who have some say over their schedules and tasks seem to covet the flexibility.
Walter Byers served as executive director of the NCAA between 1951 and 1988.
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In the 1950s, NCAA Executive Director Walter Byers coined the term ‘student-athlete,’ which laid the groundwork for the organization to reap the windfall from its annual basketball tournament.
Mangroves in the Florida Everglades.
As Earth’s climate warms, mangroves are expanding north and south from tropical zones. Mangroves reinforce shorelines and store huge quantities of carbon, so protecting them is an effective climate strategy.
In 2016, James Edwards, right, poses with fellow residents at the Plymouth Crossroads youth homeless residence in Lancaster, N.Y., as he prepares to leave for college. Edwards finished high school while homeless.
Roughly 700,000 students ages 13 to 17 have experienced homelessness in the last year. An education researcher says the obstacles that these students face can threaten their college dreams.
North Carolina head coach Roy Williams looks on during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game agaist Notre Dame.
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If we think about universities as corporations and their sports teams as marketing tools, everything about the UNC academic scandal – and the nonresponse – makes perfect sense.