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The Thanksgiving After Mama Died

Posted November 21, 2012 by Carolyn Edgar

From the time I left home for college at 18 until the year of her death, I’d always gone back to her home in Detroit for Thanksgiving. Now what would I do?

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Brandon Moore, 2, and Connor Moore, 4, died as their mother tried fleeing the storm.
Hurricane Sandy

Where Was Glenda Moore’s Good Samaritan?

Posted November 5, 2012 by Carolyn Edgar

The neighbors of the Staten Island woman whose two sons died as she tried fleeing the storm were the opposite of “Good Samaritans.”

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Affirmative Action

Is the NYC High School Admissions Test Racially Biased?

Posted October 8, 2012 by Carolyn Edgar

The admissions process is biased and flawed. But the NAACP’s focus on the test – and not the entire process – is misplaced.

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The First Time I Encountered a Subway Grinder

Posted September 19, 2012 by Carolyn Edgar

A court has ruled that sexually grinding against an un-consenting person on a packed subway car is not a felony. Here’s why it should be.

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