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Brandon Hill
Brandon Hill is a freshman at Stanford University and is a visiting scholar at Morehouse College. At Stanford, Brandon is studying economics and public policy, and is particularly interested in education policy and civil rights. He has spoken for TEDx and recently finished an internship in the U.S. House of Representatives. Brandon -- who speaks English, Spanish, and is learning Mandarin -- has also recently completed a Semester at Sea for which he earned full scholarship to travel to several nations in South America, Africa, and Asia. He is a lover of film and jazz
piano, and can often be found with a copy of a political magazine in hand.

Entries by Brandon Hill

The Idea Revolution: How Youth of Color Will Build Our Future

(8) Comments | Posted January 7, 2015 | 12:14 PM

What if I told you that the cure for cancer will come from the mind of a Hispanic girl in South Central Los Angeles? Or that the invention that will replace the Internet will come from the imagination of a black boy from Harlem?

Don't be too surprised.

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The Obama Era: A New Age in American Politics

(4) Comments | Posted December 5, 2012 | 1:23 PM

Barack Obama's elections -- both 2008 and 2012 -- have inaugurated a new political reality in America. He has rewritten history in two consecutive elections, and his groundbreaking victories will forever change the game of politics in our country. Before 2008 the political process was perceived as exclusive and elusive,...

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Voting Wrongs vs. Voting Rights

(11) Comments | Posted October 22, 2012 | 6:41 PM

In the election of 1788, laws barred poor white men from voting. In the election of 1864, laws blocked former slaves from voting. In the election of 1912, laws barred white women from voting. In the election of 1920, laws barred Native Americans from voting. In the election of 1968,...

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