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Segregation still prominent 50 years after the March on Washington

By Aidan Keys | Aug. 30, 2013, 11:46 p.m. | In Op/Ed »

The government introduced significant legislation to ensure a successful American education system in the last 50 years; however, not enough legislation focuses specifically on improving education in impoverished areas.

A day of celebration and service

By Jacob Buchholz | Jan. 16, 2012, noon | In Features »

The third Monday of every January is dedicated to one of our nation's heroes, who is credited with spreading peace, justice and tolerance throughout the United States. Today marks the twenty-sixth Martin Luther King Day since it's founding in 1986. To celebrate MLK's birth, there are a variety of events taking place in the Silver Spring and Washington D.C. area.

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