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Young Americans came out in droves to cast first-time votes—and it’s having quite the impact

November 5, 2020
More than a week before the election, data showed that at least 7 million voters between the ages of 18-29 already voted, compared to 1.9 million in the age group who voted in 2016. “With a week of early voting (when the data was collected) and Election Day still to come, in Texas, Florida, North Carolina, Georgia, Arizona,

‘We Wouldn’t Be Having This Conversation.’ Henry Louis Gates Jr. on America’s Missed Opportunities for Racial Equality

February 20, 2020
Henry Louis Gates Jr., Emmy-winning historian and head of the Hutchins Center for African & African American Research at Harvard University, tells TIME about the origins of modern inequality, America’s missed opportunities and where the fight goes next. How do you see the state of equality today fitting into the history of equality? One of…

‘I Have a Ph.D. in Not Having Money’

December 23, 2019
Medical school is expensive for everyone. But for low-income students, the hidden costs can be prohibitive.David Velasquez, a third-year medical student at Harvard University, said he had $4.80 left in his bank account after signing up for the MCAT test prep.Credit...Kayana Szymczak for The New York TimesPublished Nov. 25, 2019Updated Nov. 26, 2019David Velasquez learned…