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Leslie Marshall Show: NCAA Sports Shortchange Black Men; Trump to Roll Back Criminal Justice Reform?

During the first half hour, they are joined by the authors of a new report detailing the ‘surprising ways that college sports are shortchanging black men.’
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The challenge of US student debt

Student Debt

Student debt in the United States causes real financial pain for millions of borrowers. We hear the personal stories of some Americans affected by significant student loans, and get wider context from Natalia Abrams, executive director of the Los Angeles
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The Leslie Marshall Show: Banning LGBTQ Discrimination with Equality Act; HIV & the Black Community

LGBTQ

The first topic is the bipartisan Equality Act, which was re-introduced in Congress last week. This crucial piece of legislation would ban discrimination against LGBTQ people in all aspects of life. The expert guest on this topic is the Law
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STATEMENT: CAP and Generation Progress Applaud the REAL Act, Call on Congress to Reinstate Pell Grants for Incarcerated Individuals

Criminal Justice Reform, Student Debt

Washington, D.C. — Today, Sen. Brian Schatz (D-HI), joined by Sens. Mike Lee (R-UT) and Dick Durbin (D-IL), introduced the REAL Act, which would reinstate Pell Grant eligibility for incarcerated individuals. Rep. Danny Davis (D-IL) introduced a companion bill in
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STATEMENT: Generation Progress on the Introduction of the PROTECT Students Act

Student Debt

Washington, D.C. — Today, Sen. Hassan (D-NH) and Sen. Durbin (D-IL), introduced the Preventing Risky Operations from Threatening the Education and Career Trajectories of Students Act of 2019, also known as the PROTECT Students Act. This bold legislation has a
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STATEMENT: Generation Progress Condemns Addition of Climate Deniers to the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis

Environment

Washington, D.C.— Yesterday, the House of Representatives announced the Republican list of members who will comprise the new Select Committee on the Climate Crisis. Of the six members announced, at least three deny the scientific consensus on climate change. This
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- April 17, 2019

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- April 17, 2019

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- April 17, 2019

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- April 16, 2019

RT @genprogress: Trump's man in charge of protecting the environment, @EPAAWheeler, says he believes in climate change — but then refuses t…
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- April 16, 2019

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- April 16, 2019

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- April 15, 2019

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- April 15, 2019

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- April 15, 2019

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- April 15, 2019

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- April 13, 2019

RT @reevynap: Congress has a chance to bar federal funds from being used in withdrawing from the Paris Climate Agreement. Tell them you're…
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