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"Place, Not Race" by Sheryll Cashin

Sixty years after the landmark Brown v. Board of Education decision, questions persist about how to achieve equality in our public schools. Affirmative action policies have faced recent challenges -- and many question whether they've ever been effective. Legal scholar and activist Sheryll Cashin makes a case for re-imagining affirmative action to create place-based policies that would lift up those living in poverty, regardless of their race. We consider her proposals and the long-standing issues they might address.

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When Caravaggio Plays Quevedo In Tennis, The Court Becomes A Sonnet

"It's a little space, well-measured and precise, in which you have to keep the ball bouncing," says Álvaro Enrigue. His book, Sudden Death, pits the Italian painter against the Spanish poet.
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Does "Made in DC" Matter?

D.C.'s first bean-to-bar chocolate maker, Undone Chocolate, got its start in local food incubator space Union Kitchen, part of a wave of interest in locally made products which includes a push for a "Made in DC" logo.

WAMU 88.5

Does "Made in DC" Matter?

D.C.'s first bean-to-bar chocolate maker, Undone Chocolate, got its start in local food incubator space Union Kitchen, part of a wave of interest in locally made products which includes a push for a "Made in DC" logo.

NPR

Password Security Is So Bad, President Obama Weighs In

In unveiling a sweeping plan to fund and revamp cybersecurity, the president asks citizens to consider using extra layers of security besides the password.

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