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    Hitting the Books: High school students have spent a decade fighting Baltimore's toxic legacy

    In Fighting to Breathe: Race, Toxicity, and the Rise of Youth Activism in Baltimore, Dr. Nicole Fabricant of Towson University, chronicles the participatory action research of local students between 2011 and 2021, organizing and mobilizing their communities to fight back against a century of environmental injustice.

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    What's Stripe's deal?

    On January 26, my Equity Podcast co-host and overall amazingly talented reporter Natasha Mascarenhas and I teamed up to write about how Stripe had set a 12-month deadline for itself to go public, either through a direct listing or by pursuing a transaction on the private market, such as a fundraising event and a tender offer, according to sources familiar with the matter. The news, as first reported by the Wall Street Journal, came as a surprise considering the rather dry public market activity in the tech world. Later that day, it also came to light that Stripe had reportedly approached investors about raising more capital — at least $2 billion — at a valuation of $55 billion to $60 billion.

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    1 Bullish Detail Quietly Buried in IBM's Q4 Results

    With nothing more than a passing glance, it would be easy to assume International Business Machines (NYSE: IBM) -- you know it better as just IBM -- is struggling. And the company's consulting services and software spur the initial interest in its hardware.