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A sixth-grader from Kenya shares a rousing poem about dreams of a better life. "I have a dream to never fail," Eunice Akoth, who is either 10 or 12 years old, announced during the recitation of her poem.
A new report by The Urban Institute has found that the Great Recession played an important role in accelerating declining marriage rates in America.
Divorce is significantly higher among lower-income families, and researchers are trying to figure out why.
A new analysis by The New York Times' Upshot blog sheds light on a problem inflicting the black community.
In the wake of the protests in Baltimore, the Brookings Institution dove deep into the economic struggles that are embedded into of the black American experience.
A recent Gallup poll shows that Americans aren't entirely satisfied with how college is preparing students for the future.
Renald Luzier, a cartoonist who frequently contributes to the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, has decided he no longer has any interest in depicting Islam's Prophet Muhammad.
Educators are in awe of a kindergarten in Tokyo.
Concerns about overpopulation have been a mainstay in poverty eradication discussions for decades. But according to the Brookings Institution, the problem is overhyped.
How people on welfare spend their money can be as contentious an issue as the welfare programs themselves.