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Young women are often the targets of aggression when they're out in bars, but the problem isn't that guys are too drunk to… Read More

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On March 4th, the first day of Florida's 2014 legislative session, youth and concerned Floridians will gather outside the Capitol… Read More

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When Beyoncé released her ‘surprise’ self-titled album late last year, cameos from artists such as Drake, Frank… Read More

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President Obama unveiled his historic program “My Brother’s Keeper” at the White House this Thursday, surrounded… Read More

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