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He Grew Up Thinking Racism Was Basically Over. Then Life Happened.

Jason Raikes just graduated from college. Here, he's reflecting out loud on what he expected of the world as a child and the reality he's been facing as a young adult.

He Grew Up Thinking Racism Was Basically Over. Then Life Happened.
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Eviction seemed imminent for Dasha Kelly, 32, and her three young daughters Sharron, 8; Kia, 6; and Imani, 5, on Monday. The eviction moratorium expired over the weekend and it looked like there was no way for them to avoid becoming homeless.

The former Las Vegas card dealer lost her job due to casino closures during the pandemic and needed $2,000 to cover her back rent. The mother of three couldn't bear the thought of being put out of her apartment with three children in the scorching Nevada desert.

"I had no idea what we were going to do," Kelly said, according to KOAT.

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