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U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz appointed Hampton University’s president William Harvey to serve as one… Read More

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Girl Scouts Celebrate Sisterhood, Leadership (and Those Tasty Cookies!)

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Where should a young girl go if she wants to make new friends, learn lifelong skills, explore new adventures, build courage, confidence… Read More

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If you thought pop music was a space where children can be allowed to roam without guidance, then I have a bridge… Read More

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Opportunity for all. That was the theme of President Obama’s 6th State of the Union… Read More

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All "real" Latinas have straight hair Read More

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[THE YARD REPORT]
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by The Yard Insider

South Carolina State University football player Brandon Robinson was shot and killed outside of the Andrew Hugine Suites dorm, allegedly… Read More

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America will be listening and watching as President Barack Obama addresses the nation during his Read More

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Recently sworn-in Public Advocate for the City of New York, Letitia James is paving a new pathway for women of color as the… Read More

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How to Listen When a Loved One Says, ‘I Had an Abortion’

by Renee Bracey Sherman

The first time I told a friend about my abortion, I was scared. Abortion was the topic of the day in ethics class, and I ditched… Read More

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