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Tag Archives: The Conversation

The money bail industry harms the most vulnerable. John Legend wants to end it now.

Imagine doing something dumb but relatively harmless in your youth. Maybe stealing a T-shirt or smoking marijuana with a friend. Instead of a…
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The skies just got a little friendlier with these two history-making pilots.

This month, the friendly skies became even friendlier when Alaska Airlines made pretty awesome history.   After American Airlines Captain Tara Dillon-Wright joked…
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An unjust arrest at Starbucks. A national conversation. Now? A cash reward of $1.

In April, two black men were arrested and led out of a Philadelphia Starbucks for absolutely no reason.   On April 12, Rashon…
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The story of the NRA’s ridiculous boycott of a Dallas diner has a happy ending.

The National Rifle Association called for a boycott of a Dallas diner. It backfired spectacularly. With the NRA coming to town for its…
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Janelle Mone’s video caused a stir, but you probably missed this the first time around.

Janelle Monáe has a lot going on right now, with the release of a new record winning over fans and critics alike. In…
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Ever had to correct a racist relative? Here’s a handy guide on how to do it.

You're minding your own business, scrolling the feed, liking pics of toddlers at the pumpkin patch, and suddenly there it is: "I'm glad…
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2 black men were unjustly handcuffed at Starbucks. Now, they’re meeting with the CEO.

They were just waiting to start a business meeting. Now their story is fueling a movement that could permanently change corporate culture. Two…
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It’s official: The Obamas have their first fellows. They’re impressive, to say the least.

Michelle and Barack Obama have always been dedicated to public service and diversity, and their foundation's new fellowship program is indicative of their…
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Parkland teen survivor just shined a light on a hidden way 90 million people support guns.

David Hogg knows a thing or two about boycotts. The 18-year-old Stoneman Douglas High School senior and Parkland shooting survivor has put Fox…
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Jimmy Kimmel asked a 2nd grader to explain trade to Trump. She didn’t disappoint.

Managing global economics isn't for everyone. It takes levelheadedness, a knack for diplomacy, and a basic understanding of math. Unfortunately, if the recent…
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