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In the wake of the Grand Jury decisions in Ferguson and Staten Island, Charles Blow answers those who remark that Michael Brown and Eric Garner weren’t “perfect victims”. – The New York Times
A politics professor suggests establishing quotas in government – not to increase the number of women – but to limit the representation of men. – The Atlantic
Although they’re supposed to, school districts across the country are not recording restraints of students. – ProPublica
Why the American Schooling System might be promoting inequality – The Atlantic
With a 20% youth voter turnout, Fawn Johnson discusses the importance of civic engagement to form connections within diverse communities. This articles features our very own Scott Warren, Executive Director of Generation Citizen. – National Journal
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