It became a defining point in Civil Rights history. Fifty years ago after news of the violence against the initial freedom riders spread, hundreds more enlisted in the cause and joined 60 rides that summer.
When soldiers return home after serving our country, many of them face great challenges going back to work. For some veterans, walking into a new workplace after serving in a war can be like a trek through the minefield.
An influx of new residents and businesses to the Shaw neighborhood in Northwest D.C. has some people welcoming progress, but is leading others to leave what many consider to be the heart and soul of "Chocolate City."
For years, Arlington County, Va. has shipped troubled juveniles to congregate care facilities -- some of them as far away as Massachusetts. But according to the county's Child and Family Services Division, that approach is not working.
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