Adam Harris

Adam Harris is a staff writer at The Atlantic. [The Wriit-created profile was established to offer the proper attribution & credit for the featured Writer. The profile was created by Wriit and does not reflect the Writer’s association with the publication, and may be updated (claimed) by the Writer upon request.]

9 stories by Adam Harris

Why America Needs Its HBCUs | The Atlantic

The president of Howard University argues that “it is a danger to the national interest to not invest in...

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What Happens When a Billionaire Swoops In to Solve the Student-Debt Crisis | The Atlantic

A philanthropist surprised Morehouse College graduates at commencement by announcing he would pay off their student loans. But one...

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The Education Scandal That’s Bigger Than Varsity Blues | The Atlantic

Rich kids are enrolled in college at three times the rate of poor kids. It’s hard to snatch attention...

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Burger King’s Dystopian Student-Debt Sweepstakes | The Atlantic

The restaurant’s contest to pay off student loans is the latest offer to treat the idea of debt relief...

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Jesse Jackson on Reparations: ‘We Are Due a Different Kind of Recognition’ | The Atlantic

Thirty years ago, the reverend made reparations for slavery core to his presidential campaigns. Now he’s watching as the...

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Everyone Wants to Talk About Reparations. But for How Long? | The Atlantic

The issue makes the occasional blip in the national conversation. Yet in communities that have been fighting inequality for...

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The Confrontation That Laid Bare the Democratic Party’s Evolution | The Atlantic

And the country’s “As the only,” Senator Kamala Harris interjected during the second Democratic debate, in Miami, “as the...

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The Death of an Adjunct | The Atlantic

Thea Hunter was a promising, brilliant scholar. And then she got trapped in academia’s permanent underclass. A bald eagle in...

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