Tag: Usa Today

Parent PLUS, HBCUs, Families

Parent PLUS College Loans Disproportionately Burden Black Families, HBCUs

Student debt is not out of the ordinary for families in the U.S., but a Medill News Service report shows parent borrowing is disproportionately burdening Black families and those who attend historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs). The federal government’s Parent PLUS Loan is becoming popular among lower-income parents as…

Police in South Carolina Make Millions By Seizing Cash and Property: Report

A three-year investigation by journalists from the Greenville News, the Anderson Independent Mail and USA Today, unearthed an incredibly sinister practice of unlawful forfeitures and seizures of innocent people’s property through numerous police departments in South Carolina. The project is now known as the TAKEN project. Between 2014 and 2017,…