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Students experience racial bias with gifted program recommendations. Graphic by Leah Ronkin

[Opinion] Gifted program is a form of modern segregation

On freshmen and sophomore course cards, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students are presented with two very similar options: gifted English and honors English. On transcripts, these two classes are effectively the same. Though they count the same when factored towards GPA, there is a […]

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The 'Hidden Figures' movie poster displaying the main actresses Janelle Monáe, Taraji P. Henson, and Octavia Spencer

‘Hidden Figures’ will find itself an Oscar

  John Glenn’s successful Friendship 7 launch portrayed the role of African American women in the brilliant film, ‘Hidden Figures’. It premiered on Dec., 26 2015 and its box office has reached 127.5 million United States dollars. Based on the book “Hidden Figures:  The Untold […]

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