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Obama to extend college aid grants to some prison inmates

Second Chance Pell Pilot program draws GOP fire.

Second Chance Pell Pilot program draws GOP fire.

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Engaging students nets ‘Presidential Award’ for Middle College High School teacher

Pierre Jackson excels in biology and environmental science.

Pierre Jackson excels in biology and environmental science.

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Medicare and Medicaid: Keeping us healthy for 50 years

It's taken for granted now, but 50 years ago, many seniors feared sickness meant financial ruin.

It's taken for granted now, but 50 years ago, many seniors feared sickness meant financial ruin.

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Conservative Koch Brothers making inroads into Black America

Conservative Koch Brothers making inroads into Black America

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What's Happening Myron: Writers, Wendy and More!

Wendy Williams sits down and lets loose at the Orpheum next week.

Wendy Williams sits down and lets loose at the Orpheum next week.

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Kam's Kapsules: Movies opening July 31, 2015

If you don't want a "Mission: Impossible," you can always take a "Vacation."

If you don't want a "Mission: Impossible," you can always take a "Vacation."

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LENS & LINES: SportsBall is a party with a purpose

Now in its 18th year, The SportsBall continues to raise funds, awareness for Big Brothers Big Sisters.

Now in its 18th year, The SportsBall continues to raise funds, awareness for Big Brothers Big Sisters.

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TCAP shows improvement for SCS students, but reading is still fundamental

Supt. Hopson: District making progress but still has a long way to go

Supt. Hopson: District making progress but still has a long way to go

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Progress cited on revamping Civilian Law Enforcement Review Board

Halbert:“If we’re going to do this, we have to do it the right way.”

Halbert:“If we’re going to do this, we have to do it the right way.”

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Achievement School District students outpace state in math and science

Supt. Barbic on stepping down: "I promised my family a change in pace."

Supt. Barbic on stepping down: "I promised my family a change in pace."

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‘Sandra Bland, the most unlikely suicide candidate ever’

A visit to Waller County Jail raises more questions than answers.

A visit to Waller County Jail raises more questions than answers.

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Incumbent, challengers spar at women-centered session

Forum focused on images important to women voters.

Forum focused on images important to women voters.

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Philadelphia Rep. Fattah, associates charged in racketeering conspiracy

Councilman dismisses 29-count indictment: "This isn't Deflategate."

Fattah dismisses 29-count indictment: "This isn't Deflategate."

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‘Between the World and Me’

What is it like to inhabit a black body and find a way to live within it?

What is it like to inhabit a black body and find a way to live within it?

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Amid rumors, jail releases video of Sandra Bland before her death

Officials seek to debunk rumor that Bland was dead before arriving at jail.

Officials seek to debunk rumor that she was dead before arriving at jail.

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William R. White, Tuskegee Airman (1927-2015)

'Everything we did, we had to fight for it.'

'They wanted us to fail, but they forgot one thing. We, as blacks, we were very gifted. And gifts come from whom? God.'

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University of Phoenix under investigation

FTC to investigate for "deceptive or unfair" business practices.

FTC to investigate for "deceptive or unfair" business practices.

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#BlackMenLove: We should cheer academic success the same way we do sports and entertainment

Educational excellence should be the norm for every black child.

Educational excellence should be the norm for every black child.

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Ask Demetria: If I like him, should I put a ring on it?

Reader wants to know if she should buy her own engagement ring.

Reader wants to know if she should buy her own engagement ring.

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Wellness Wednesday: Hide and Go Sweet

Some foods you love have more sugar than you need.

Some foods you love have more sugar than you need.

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