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Epically Failing a Generation

By Summer M. 12:23 pm March 11, 2013 1. The state of Connecticut sentenced Tonya McDowell to five years in jail in part for sending stealing a free education. McDowell, who was homeless at the time, used a babysitter’s address to enroll her son in a school that was not in the district where she […]

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BYP’s Aisha Truss-Miller and Chris Buford Discuss Gun Violence, Obama Visit on NPR

Featured on NPR program Tell Me More, Aisha and Chris discuss their experiences as young people growing up in Chicago, the systemic challenges young people face, and what they’d like to hear from President Obama tomorrow. Check it out!

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