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Pennsylvania panel to vote on proposal defining sex, race

Advocacy groups say greater clarity about the terms sex, religious creed and race would be a significant step forward,

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press

Construction begins for the new African American Museum of Bucks County

The facility will tell the history of Bucks County, from the Lenni Lenape people, through Black slavery and emancipation, into the Great Migration of the 20th century.

By Peter Crimmins/WHYY

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Penn State President Neeli Bendapudi makes apologies and new goals about diversity

The comments came in remarks at the board of trustees meeting

By Emily Reddy/WPSU

Penn State cancels its Center for Racial Justice after faculty push for funding decision

In announcing its decision to cancel the center, Penn State pledged at least $3.5 million toward existing university efforts to address racism.

By Wyatt Massey/SpotlightPA

Central Bucks asks ACLU to reveal the LGBTQ students behind its federal complaint. ACLU says they fear retaliation

“They know who the bullied students are. They are the ones the administration and board have ignored and disrespected,”

By Emily Rizzo/WHYY

Penn State professor wins ‘genius’ award for uncovering and digitally preserving Black history

“Foreman is setting a new standard for digital and collaborative humanities scholarship while also uncovering histories of African American organizing that are still relevant and resonant today.”

By Emily Reddy/WPSU

Free tuition for Indigenous people to public universities across Pennsylvania? A bill is on the way

“I think this is important, because how we treat our most marginalized says a lot about where we are as a nation.”

By Kenny Cooper/WHYY

ACLU files federal complaint against Central Bucks School District, alleging discrimination against LGBTQ students

The ACLU claims the fourth largest school district in the state is violating Title IX and the Equal Protection Clause of the 14th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.

By Emily Rizzo/WHYY