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A Decatur Elementary School Criticized Over Natural Hairstyle Discrimination, School District Distances Itself from School Policy

Narvie Harris Elementary School in Decatur, Ga., faced backlash regarding its discriminatory school policy regarding acceptable natural hairstyles worn by its students. Administrators at the school created and displayed a poster of what they deemed “appropriate” and “inappropriate” hairstyles for class. The advertisement solely featured Black children. Related Story: CROWN…

Opinion: The Photo of the Bodies of Óscar Alberto Martínez and His Daughter Captures the Gravity of the Plight of Undocumented Immigrants and Their Quest for Freedom

The deaths of Óscar Alberto Martínez and his 23-month old daughter, Valeria, are tragedies that have caught this nation’s eye. The two along with Martínez’s wife had left El Salvador for Mexico to gain asylum in the United States. The young father and his daughter drowned as they tried to…

Breaking Down Travel to Cuba: Yes, You Can Still Legally Go There

With Cuba being only 90 miles away from American soil, many Americans have longed for the opportunity to travel to the Caribbean nation, freely. After nearly six decades of travel to the “Pearl of the Antilles” being practically impossible, Americans are making their way to the island in droves. Despite…