Melinda Anderson

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Rhonda Rogombe at her high school graduation.

Think black boys face a rough road to college? Try being a black girl

Rhonda Rogombe at her high school graduation. To the casual observer, Rhonda Rogombe is a record-holding high school athlete with a bright future. Newly graduated from Washington…

Melinda D. Anderson

People came together 50 summers ago to transform education’s trajectory – let’s finish the job

“Civil rights issue of our time” is the catch phrase no advocate can resist. From transgender discrimination and gun violence to inequality and education, it’s used with astonishing regularity. This slogan – favored by