Stories

Stories

  • 10-07-2020

    A young superstar’s quest: to unlock her own potential, and inspire others

    “I don’t know for sure what I’ll be doing in the future, but I do know that I am passionate about law, education, and policy,” Smith said. “I can advocate for people, be a voice. In everything I do, I keep moving toward that light.”

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  • 08-26-2020

    More than just a degree

    Since 2014, the UNCF/Koch Scholars Program (UKSP) has awarded thousands of scholarships to first generation, low-income Black students who have a passion for developing an entrepreneurial mindset and applying it to all aspects of life. But helping individuals is not what most impresses UNCF’s president and CEO Dr. Michael Lomax about the program. For Lomax, the biggest upside is UKSP’s focus on enriching communities, not just individuals.

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  • 08-18-2020

    Americans are less polarized than we think

    Samantha Moore-Berg found that left- and right-leaning Americans’ views are, in fact, often more alike than they realize. But the more they feel the other side is hostile and dismissive toward them, the wider they believe the gaps between their positions to be.

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