“We have to be brave, we have to be strong, and we have to believe in ourselves.”
Chance the Rapper makes a major donation to Chicago schools. Plus: More news we’re reading.
For a year, my mother was also my high school English teacher.
Even when you know someone you love is dying, there is no way to prepare for it at all.
A few of the Black-ish actor’s favorite things.
Reviews of computer-y things that sharpen up our brains.
High school isn’t the only way to get an education.
Advice about picking colleges, being “interesting,” and making conversation.
Back to school, bigger than ever.
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