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In a recent study from National Center for Education Statistics found even after controlling for academic achievement in high school, black and Latino students attend selective institutions at far lower rates and drop out of college more often. Cesar Okada/Getty Images/iStockphoto hide caption

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Why Colleges Already Face Race-Related Challenges In Serving Future Students

By 2020 more than half of children in the U.S. will be part of an ethnic or racial minority. Colleges and universities are figuring out how to prepare for them.

Soccer midfielder Julie Foudy (right) cheers her teammate, Tiffany Roberts, during the WUSA All-Star Game on June 19, 2003 in Cary, N.C. Al Bello/Getty Images hide caption

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Commentary

A Message To Inspire Women To Lead: Own Your Awesome

Longtime U.S. women's soccer team star Julie Foudy says the things she learned on the field aren't so much about winning as about how women can unleash their inner force and stand up for something.

A Message To Inspire Women To Lead: Own Your Awesome

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New York Giants' Ereck Flowers (74) watches as wide receiver Odell Beckham (13) pretends to take photos of wide receiver Victor Cruz (80) dancing in the end zone after Cruz caught a touchdown pass in a 2016 game against the Dallas Cowboys. Michael Ainsworth/AP hide caption

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The Two-Way - News Blog

The 'No Fun League,' Relaxes End Zone Celebration Rules

The NFL Commissioner says the changes are intended to deliver "a more exciting game experience." The league will still penalize celebrations deemed offensive or that mimic the use of weapons.

Rachel Lindsay works as an attorney in Dallas. She was in the 21st season of The Bachelor and now stars in the 13th season of The Bachelorette. Paul Hebert/ABC hide caption

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Television

'The Bachelorette' May Have A Black Star, But It's Still Set In A White World

Some may see Rachel Lindsay's rise as progress, but diversity isn't about expecting black people to assimilate into a mostly white world.

'The Bachelorette' May Have A Black Star, But It's Still Set In A White World

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German studies major William Keiser rehearses for Princeton University Ballet's revival of Cole Porter's Within the Quota. Julio Cortez/AP hide caption

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Performing Arts

Cole Porter's Pro-Immigration Ballet Gets A Trump-Era Revival

Within the Quota criticized the restrictive immigration laws passed by Congress after World War I. Now the Princeton University Ballet has brought the show back — with a few updates.

Cole Porter's Pro-Immigration Ballet Gets A Trump-Era Revival

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte reviews guards just outside Moscow late Monday. He announced Tuesday night he would be cutting his Russia visit short due to violence on Mindanao, where he declared martial law. Pavel Golovkin/AP hide caption

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Philippine President Declares Limited Martial Law As Bloodshed Breaks Out In A City

An attempt to arrest a local militant group's leader went awry in Marawi City on Tuesday. By nightfall, militants occupied public buildings, and Philippine President Duterte cut his Russia trip short.

Rihanna and Lupita Nyong'o attend a Miu Miu show in Paris in March 2014. Some pictures are worth a thousand words. This one, it turns out, was worth a movie deal. Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images hide caption

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Fans Manage To Will A Lupita Nyong'o-Rihanna Buddy Movie Into Existence

The tweet heard round the world: An idea went from "wouldn't that be cool" to "Ava DuVernay is directing for Netflix," thanks to the power of Black Twitter.