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A college scholarship meant to help low-income, black students now serves mostly white, middle-class kids

Landan Moore decided in middle school that he wanted to attend the best college possible. Attaining the goal would be a stretch, the New Orleans teen knew. Some of his 10 siblings had started college, but none had finished. His dad, a single parent, wouldn’t be able to afford tuition — especially not to Xavier, […]