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Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg may want professional women to “lean in,” but the truth is that a majority of working… Read More

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Today, the Presidential Task Force for the White House initiative My Brother's Keeper, released a 90-day-snapshot of the program… Read More

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Every few weeks, Twitter is buzzing with debate over 'leaked' nude pictures that the recipient of said photos has posted… Read More

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For those of us living far from the South, discussions of Mississippi may make us recall the Civil Rights Movement, some period in… Read More

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Just outside of New York City lies East Orange, New Jersey, a densely populated city of less than four square miles that is… Read More

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