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Indiana Teen’s Racial Disparities Project Is a $10,000 Winner


by Carmen McCollum

CROWN POINT — A Crown Point teen is the only student in Indiana among a prestigious group of teenagers across the country to be named a 2016 Davidson Fellow, which netted her a $10,000 scholarship.

Justine Izah, who will be 18 on Wednesday, won a Davidson Fellows Scholarship for her project, “An Examination of Black Liberation, Stereotypes, Healthcare and Education Through the Eyes of a Black Woman.”

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