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My Brother's Keeper, but Maybe Not My Sister's http://trib.al/i5jDzjT
The White House is pushing a new initiative to keep young men of color out of prison and improve their outcomes. But what about young women?
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Peter Thiel Compares Elite Education to a Night Club With a Long Line http://trib.al/tqxzUC2
Top universities claim to benefit everyone, but the value of the degrees they confer is inextricably tied to exclusivity, he argues.
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If Education were just a long line then I find his Education a party favor to his deranged thinking 
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Valerie Jarrett: Why Should Obama Bear the Burden of Talking About Race? http://trib.al/mncW6yH
One of the president's closest advisors defends him against the charge that he has held back when addressing the subject.
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Personal choice instead of running the executive branch.
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Shape-Shifting Robots and Naked Arnold Can't Save Terminator: Genisys http://trib.al/SrAVjW1
In paying homage to the original, the fifth film in the series forgets what made it so good: humans.
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The Burning and Re-Burning of Mt. Zion Church http://trib.al/awtfXrj
The Greeleyville, South Carolina, building caught fire Tuesday night, 20 years after becoming a national symbol when it was torched by members of the Ku Klux Klan in 1995.
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. Take a hint and leave it down...
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Child Labor in America 100 Years Ago http://trib.al/HkuhN9n
In 1908, photographer Lewis Hine traveled across the U.S. to document child laborers and their workplaces. His portraits were used by reformers to drive legislation that would protect young workers or prohibit their employment.
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Good ole days for the GOP +Jim Vanvranken​
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How Parents Make High-Achieving Kids Miserable http://trib.al/LQL5zKf
Two writers with experience teaching at elite colleges perceive an epidemic of conditional love that is damaging the ability of students to lead happy lives.
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Typo alert: the question should be What do children owe their parents, not Who (nor Whom).
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After Cuba: The Only 3 Countries That Have No Relations With the U.S. http://trib.al/LUfJFTD
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. We seem to have diplomatic relations with Iran... just no embassy anymore... 
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Ebola Returns to Liberia http://trib.al/EUzYWPA
Three cases of the disease have been confirmed in the country, which previously had been Ebola-free for nearly two months.
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Is it ever not a good time to be worried about the consequences for millions (actually billions) of people when the media are manipulated to keep them from focusing on truly important issues like wealth concentration and budding fascism?
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Conservatives Conquer the Export-Import Bank http://trib.al/tptVVEu
The charter of the 81-year-old lending agency expired in a rare win for the right. But will it stay down for long?
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Rebuilding Life in Newark After the 1967 Riots http://trib.al/MfxXeWm
During the Great Migration, six million African Americans moved from the rural South to urban areas in the North, Midwest and West—among them was Coyt Jones, father of Amiri Baraka and grandfather of Newark Mayor Ras Baraka. This short documentary juxtaposes Ras Baraka’s experience growing up in Newark with his grandfather’s memories of migrating from the Deep South, and touches on the racial tensions in Newark that have yet to heal. "Newark is s...
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ISIS in Egypt http://trib.al/7DfNiLh
After a major attack in Sinai, an Islamic State affiliate may have seized Egyptian territory for the first time.
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