When a struggling African-American family receives a large insurance check, a conflict erupts on how to spend the money.
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The article “Study: ‘High Incomes Don’t Bring You Happiness’” discusses how a study conducted by psychologist Daniel Kahneman and economist Angus Deaton analyzes the impact money has on happiness.
A history of the word 'ghetto' from the early 19th century to today shows how past prejudice seeps into everyday slang.
This article from National Public Radio reports on the life and success of Anna Julia Haywood Cooper, an American author, educator, prominent scholar, and one of the first black women to earn a doctoral degree in United States history.
In “Mother to Son,” a mother utilizes metaphor to communicate the struggles she's faced and the importance of perseverance to her son.
In Paul Laurence Dunbar’s poem “Sympathy,” Dunbar uses the experiences of a caged to bird to discuss the oppression of African Americans.
“Empowering the Black Power Movement” is an informational text that discusses how the Black Power movement emerged as a major political force for African American empowerment in the 1960s and 1970s.
In the informational text “Women in the Civil Rights Movement,” Barrett Smith discusses the role that women played in the Civil Rights Movement.