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Fifty years after President Lyndon B. Johnson (LBJ) signed the Civil Rights Act of 1964, four of the five living Presidents marked the occasion at an event at the LBJ Presidential Library and Museum, using the stage both to observe the anniversary and the progress that still needs to be made.Read more »
Sarah Clements tells why the #Fight4the33 somber mob is important to her, and why young Americans are organizing for gun violence prevention.
“There is a serious lack of empathy or [lack of] motivation to act on empathy,” Sam Sherman, 16, said. “Since gun violence is such a common occurrence, many of us have grown numb to seeing that kind of thing on our TVs or on the web."
“I have learned to cherish more of the moments I have with the people I love because at any moment, they could be gone,” Rebecca Hall, 16, said. “I don't want to live my life in fear."
“I immediately broke down and cried. It was so difficult for me to learn at age 10 that there is truly no safe place in the world,” Jordan Harris, 15, said. “If you can be harmed at church, then you can be harmed anywhere.”
Immigration reform could look significantly different in the coming months as the Supreme Court gears up to make a critical decision with its ruling in Mayorkas v. Cuellar de Osorio.
Maryland's new blueprint for higher education, Maryland Ready, attempts to better reflect the modern college student.