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Tag Archives: The Conversation

Curious about how to be a good ally? Here are 7 easy tasks that help promote equality.

Hey there, fellow white person. Our demographic does not have a great track record these days. I used to defend the white racists…
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17 tweets to shine a light on the importance of Roe v. Wade, 45 years later.

It's been 45 years since the U.S. Supreme Court issued its landmark Roe v. Wade ruling, but somehow, the fight over abortion rages…
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Americas first openly gay male Winter Olympian is also pretty damn funny too.

Adam Rippon just made U.S. Olympics history. Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images. When the 28-year-old heads to South Korea, he'll be the first…
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She’s the first woman to land this gig at ESPN. Here’s how she did it.

Being rich, famous, and at the top of your field is awesome. But it doesn’t absolve anyone from self-doubt and anxiety. Just ask…
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The internet’s cracking up over this very telling pic of Doug Jones’ son.

On Wednesday, January 3, 2017, Doug Jones was sworn into the U.S. Senate. Photo by Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images. Jones, whose special election victory…
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Jaw-dropping pay inequity pushed Catt Sadler to quit ‘E! News.’

Catt Sadler in 2015. Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images. After years gracing TV screens on the E! entertainment channel, Catt Sadler is saying…
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This week in black women: Shonda Rhimes delivers, Tiffany Haddish slays, and more.

This is the eighth edition of "This week in black women," a weekly column dedicated to signal-boosting the black women who make the…
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How an earthquake and a farmers market brought the San Francisco community together.

In 1989, a large earthquake destroyed part of a San Francisco freeway that ran by the ocean. The local community, however, managed to…
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This week in black women: a badass Barbie, Jesmyn Ward, and the video game of your dreams.

Creeps faced a reckoning. Thanksgiving is almost here. And black women had another week of turning everything they touch into gold. This is…
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The author behind ‘Mean Girls’ studied boys too. We should listen to what she has to say.

Author and researcher Rosalind Wiseman calls herself a listener. Intimate conversations and interviews with hundreds of teen girls formed the basis for her…
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