Author's Essays

Access to higher education is a longstanding civil rights issue. In the past, the exclusion of students of color from college campuses was accepted as standard operating practice — or even legally sanctioned. While students of color are no longer legally excluded from campuses, today

Once upon a time, higher education loans were valued as “good debt.” Today, these loans, once considered stepping stones on the path to the American Dream, are stripping wealth from individuals and communities and saddling many with a long-term financial obligation—and little prospect of…

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