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A Long Road Back to the 'Rez'
A starkly beautiful place, the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation is home to the Oglala Lakota Nation where education for most remains a yet-to-be fulfilled promise for moving families out of profound poverty.
Life Inside the Projects
A single mother of four describes what it's like to raise a family in Potomac Gardens, a massive 1960s-era public housing project in Washington.
2014 Scripps National Spelling Bee
Lwin Moe, a seventh-grade student at Lutheran South Unity School in Fort Wayne, Ind., is a young man of few words, except when he is spelling.
The son of Burmese refugees, Moe qualified for the Scripps National Spelling Bee by winning The Journal Gazette Regional Spelling Bee in March to represent northeast Indiana and northwest Ohio. His father thinks he may be the first Burmese-American to make it to the national competition.
Voices of History: John A. Stokes
“We did not go on strike for integration. I want to make that clear. We did not go on strike for integration. We went on strike for a new building. If the power structure had given us a new building I would not be sitting here talking to you right now. I would not have been a part of Brown versus the Board of Education.” - John A. Stokes