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Past articles by Gwen:

Yale Law School will cover tuition for students from families earning below poverty line

Yale Law School announced an annual scholarship program that will cover tuition to students from families earning below the federal poverty line. → Read More

Fans mourn the end of 'Arthur' after 25 years of life lessons and a bunch of iconic memes

The show was revered for its track record of broaching difficult conversations and situations, including bullying and illness. → Read More

Lunar New Year brings hope and connection, even amid pandemic

2022 is the Year of the Tiger. Asian American communities are finding ways to celebrate their culture with traditions, new and old. → Read More

The so-called 'Great Resignation' isn't a reality for many workers of color

While the labor movement called the Great Resignation is historic, it's not all inclusive,. Thousands of people can't leverage the current moment. → Read More

The so-called 'Great Resignation' isn't a reality for many workers of color

While the labor movement called the Great Resignation is historic, it's not all inclusive,. Thousands of people can't leverage the current moment. → Read More

How the shocking death of Virgil Abloh is sparking important discussions on Black men's health

Black men have the lowest life expectancy of any other racial and ethnic group in the US.Experts say when high-profile figures die, it draws attention to the → Read More

How one Latina therapist went from almost quitting therapy to helping Latinos overcome mental health stigma

Latinx Therapy seeks to address the mental health crisis facing Latinos, many of whom see depression, anxiety, and other mental illness as weakness. → Read More

The number of missing Black and Latina women has spiked in the pandemic. Here's how data and media obscure the problem.

The death of Gabby Petito highlighted disparities in media coverage for missing women of color. Experts call for legislation that would protect them. → Read More

After protests and a pandemic, college students of color are bracing for a return to campus racism

Black and AAPI coeds are preparing themselves for racism at college after the pandemic, and protests increased hate crimes among students of color. → Read More

Local officials in California declare Aug. 24 Kobe Bryant Day

Orange County's Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to declare Aug. 24 as Kobe Bryant Day to celebrate the Los Angeles Lakers basketball star. → Read More

Trump-themed 'black-ish' episode that was cancelled in 2018 now available on Hulu

Kenya Barris, the creator of "black-ish" announced that a politically charged episode of the show referencing President Donald Trump, is now available on Hulu. → Read More

Hallmark movie to feature lesbian wedding — but not everyone's celebrating

Hallmark's decision to include a lesbian couple in "Wedding Every Weekend" is sparking protests from conservative group "One Million Moms." → Read More

'Pose' stars speak out against Emmy snubs of Black trans actors

Billy Porter, a cisgender male, was the only actor to be nominated from the hit FX show, which features the largest transgender cast in a scripted series. → Read More

Octavia Spencer calls for authentic onscreen representation of people with disabilities

Oscar winning actress Octavia Spencer is calling for greater onscreen representation of people with disabilities in a PSA for the Ruderman Family Foundation. → Read More

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson officially become citizens of Greece

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson, who produced "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" and"Mamma Mia!", are officially citizens of Greece, according to Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis. → Read More

'Indian Matchmaking's' Nadia Jagessar responds to 'ghosting' accusation

"I have some messages where I said I don't wish to pursue anything further, and he did keep reaching out and I ignored him," Jagessar said. "So if he considers that ghosting, that's fine." → Read More

Keke Palmer condemns rumors that her show was canceled because of Black Lives Matter activism

Keke Palmer said rumors that her ABC show "Strahan, Sara and Keke" was canceled because of her advocacy and support for Black Lives Matter are untrue. → Read More

Fauci helped with his undergraduate thesis. Now he's an emergency medicine doctor fighting coronavirus.

Dr. Luke Messac, a resident in emergency medicine at Brown University, said an email from Dr. Anthony Fauci, who read his thesis while he was a student at Harvard University, influenced him. → Read More

Hallmark says it is in 'active negotiations' to include LGBTQ storylines in its holiday movie lineup

Hallmark, which has been criticized for its lack of LGBTQ representation, announced a lineup of 40 Christmas and holiday movies, and some may feature an LGBTQ lead. → Read More

Video shows alligator slamming into North Carolina kayaker, flipping his boat upside down

Pete Joyce said he kayaks at least once a week, but had never had a direct encounter with an alligator before. → Read More