A Collection of Investigative Journalism Reports
by Maria Plana
A six-month fray ended with a ruling to allow young immigrants to drive. . . .
by Ashley Cole
Same-sex marriage is gaining a lot of attention in the face of forthcoming decisions by the U.S. Supreme Court . . .
by Kean Spivey
Imagine growing up in a family that was shunned or discriminated against by mainstream society . . .
by Lourdes Velazquez
Same-sex unions and partnerships have been the most controversial topic . . .
Colorism in America
by Curtis Brooks
Instead of growing into a unified people of all colors, blacks have veered off the path . . .
by DJ Burris
Colorism is defined as the practice of discrimination within a particular community . . .
by Justin Thomas
There is only one ethnic group that acts as if light and dark skinned are two different nationalities . . .
by Mary Hunter
Parents want to know their child is going to be safe and they can trust the university to care for them . . .
by Rachel McAuley
No one pays attention until he reaches out to hold his girlfriend's hand . . .
by Charley Heller
Interracial couples feel comfortable coming forward . . .
by Emily Bracey
The '80s began a new time of progress for African Americans . . .
Restoring for a better tomorrow
by Tina Rodgers
The real issue is the availability of funding to remedy current or future problems . . .
Girls are changing
by Kyra Ruivo
Females constantly change and not just their bodies . . .
by Kayla Glatfelter
Girls are maturing at an earlier age than 30 years ago . . .
by Kelly Mayo
Every little girl breaks into her mother's makeup bag . . .
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