American universities need to reassess their spending on athletics and redress the double standard
It’s not easy to get into America’s premier universities, but for minorities and poor students, it’s almost impossible. Can we level the playing field?
Segregation is as much of a problem for the U.S. as it was 40 years ago. Is it time to reprise Martin Luther King Jr.’s vision?
It’s a legitimate question, but more important is whether his policies have helped women get hired outside the White House
Politicians and celebrities are trying to live for one week on food stamps, but will this increase advocacy for the poor?
Lincoln died because of his support for giving blacks the vote. What would he make of “felony disenfranchisement” laws that disproportionately prevent black men from voting?
Research repeatedly shows that tests heavily advantage some and disadvantage others. So why do we still rely on them?
Politicians love to portray themselves as Horatio Alger characters, but they aren’t talking about how social mobility is all but impossible for many these days
Gabby Douglas’s hairstyle was shared by the other American gymnasts. So why is she being singled out for critique?
Free classes from elite colleges like Princeton and Harvard have generated excitement, but they could actually widen the learning gap