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Database Helps Minority Students Find Scholarships

African American student on campus Nationwide — Now, more than ever, a college degree is an essential prerequisite for achieving upward mobility. Unfortunately, for today’s traditionally underserved (and often ignored) minority communities, achieving that goal is becoming even more elusive. With the cost of college rising daily, underserved minority communities are increasingly unable to continue […]

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The Republicans’ Medicaid cuts, if they pass, will disproportionately hurt black Americans

Everyone knows by now that the Republican health-care reform being pushed through the US Congress is going to be tough on the poor. What’s less appreciated is that it’s going to be disproportionately tough on black Americans—and not just because they are more likely than white people to be poor. Cuts to Medicaid, the federally […]

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