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Attention focuses on school and work hairstyle policies that affect mainly African Americans

DeAndre Arnold, 18, didn't expect to make national headlines during his senior year at a high school near Houston. But that's what happened after he was suspended last month for refusing to cut his shoulder-length dreadlock hairstyle, a stance h...

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Animated GIFs Have Major Reach — And Television Is Capitalizing On It


Programs like the Oscars, the Super Bowl and "The Bachelor" are capitalizing on the GIF format to extend their reach beyond the TV screen. Less than a week after the 2020 Academy Awards, a GIF of comedians Maya Rudolph and Kristen Wiig garnered more ...

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This week's word in the news: TENURE

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A status granted after a trial period to a teacher or professor that gives protection from summary dismissal.

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Lupita Montoya, who holds a doctorate from Stanford University, was denied both tenure and a chance to re-review her application after working in the college’s Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering since 2010.
The Boulder Daily Camera -- 02/17/2020

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