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  • Low-Income L.A. Neighborhoods Offered Internet at Higher Prices: Report

    Internet service in Los Angeles County is often offered at higher prices in low-income neighborhoods, while better deals are offered in wealthier areas, according to a report from the California Community Foundation and Digital Equity LA. Researchers picked random addresses in every city in the county and shopped for internet service...
  • Supreme Court to Mull Ending Affirmative Action in Higher Ed

    The Supreme Court began hearing oral arguments October 31 in a pair of cases which could spell the end of affirmative action on American college campuses. Activist Edward Blum with the group Students for Fair Admissions sued Harvard University and the University of North Carolina, arguing race-conscious admissions criteria unconstitutionally discriminate against...
  • Mujeres de color enfrentan mayor carga de deuda estudiantil en la pandemia

    El COVID-19 ha tocado casi todas las facetas de la vida, y un nuevo informe del Centro de Prestamos Responsables dice que las mujeres que pagan prestamos estudiantiles se han visto especialmente afectadas. El informe dice en particular que la pandemia exacerbo la inestabilidad financiera de las mujeres de color, reduciendo...
  • Report: Black Women Face Higher Student-Debt Burden in Pandemic

    COVID-19 has touched just about every facet of life, and a new report from the Center for Responsible Lending says women repaying student loans have been hit especially hard. The report says in particular, the pandemic exacerbated the financial instability of women of color, reducing their ability to repay...
  • Fight for $15 to Join Forces with New Poor People’s Campaign

    San Jose Fast-Food Workers to Join Nationwide Protests on 50th Anniversary of Historic Memphis Sanitation Strike — Cooks, Cashiers to Rally at Local McDonald’s During Lunchtime Rush, Vow to Continue Sanitation Strikers’ Fight for Higher Wages, Union Rights — Fight for $15 to Join Forces with New Poor People’s...
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