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San Francisco Unified is sharing some good news about graduation rates. Recent data show a jump for African American students -- to nearly 90 percent.
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The Courier Journal's continued coverage of food insecurity in Louisville is supported by the University of Southern California Center for Health Journalism's 2018 National Fellowship....
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The series has received support from the Fund for Journalism on Child Well-Being, a program of USC's Center for Health Journalism....
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Five practical takeaways from reporting on how communities are tackling persistent disparities in infant mortality, in the midst of newsroom downsizing and shifting beats.
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In communities of color, issues of mental health and suicide often don’t receive the attention they need. That's especially true of young black and Latino men in Texas.
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In the state of California, it is off-limits to administer an IQ test to a child if he or she is Black. That’s because of a little-known case called Larry P v Riles that in the 1970s put the IQ test itself on trial.
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There was a lot going on in my head when I started reporting — was I the right person to write the story? I am not African American, and I did not know anyone with sickle cell.
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The series has received support from the Fund for Journalism on Child Well-Being, a program of USC's Center for Health Journalism....
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This story was produced as part of a larger project led by Molly Sullivan, a participant in the 2018 California Fellowship. Other stories in this series include: Domestic violence resource centers boost efforts in south Sacramento neighborhoods
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The series has received support from the Fund for Journalism on Child Well-Being, a program of USC's Center for Health Journalism....

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