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The nation’s housing recovery is leaving blacks behind

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washingtonpost.com - SOUTH DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. — When the new subdivisions were rising everywhere here in the 1990s and early 2000s, with hundreds and hundreds of fine homes on one-acre lots carved out of the Georgia fo...

The dark road to criminalizing pregnancy: Why everyone should care about the “feticide” conviction of Purvi Patel

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salon.com - On March 30, 2015, a 33-year-old Indiana resident named Purvi Patel was sentenced to 20 consecutive years in prison. She is the first woman in the U.S. to be convicted and sentenced on “feticide” c...

Popular People Are Basically Invincible, Says Science | VICE | United States

vice.com - Read: A Tiny Weasel Shut Down the Entire Hadron Collider Having too many friends can be stressful: It's always someone's birthday, your phone is in a constant state of being blown up, and your cred...

To Tell Meaningful Stories About Child Marriage, Feature the Voices of Girls -- Not Just Their Faces

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huffingtonpost.com - Every year around the world, 15 million girls marry before turning 18, the legal age of consent in many countries. India -- where I live and work -- is home to one-third of these brides. Early marr...

U.S. to Meet Felons’ “Criminogenic Needs” in Jail; Education, Work, Life Skills Training - Judicial Watch

judicialwatch.org - First the Obama administration managed to reduce prison sentences as a way of ending racial discrimination and now comes an aggressive plan to meet the “criminogenic needs” of felons by providing t...

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Beyoncé’s ‘Lemonade’ Debuts at No. 1 With Huge Streaming Numbers

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nytimes.com - American royalty has a lock on the Billboard album chart this week as Queen Bey and Prince continue to dominate the conversation. In the biggest week for an album so far this year, Beyoncé’s “Lemon...

Review: Julian Barnes’s ‘The Noise of Time,’ the Inner Shostakovich

nytimes.com - On Jan. 26, 1936, Joseph Stalin attended a performance of Dmitri Shostakovich’s much-acclaimed opera “Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk” at the Bolshoi Theater in Moscow, and the composer was disturbed to se...

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Denying transgender people bathroom access is linked to suicide

europe.newsweek.com - As North Carolina grapples with the fallout from its new “bathroom law,” which says that people must use public restrooms matching the gender on their birth certificates, and a dozen states conside...

KING: 'Frisco 5' strikers demand justice from San Francisco cops

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nydailynews.com - Racism and brutality by American police departments is so awful and so often left completely unchecked, that good people are literally starving themselves to death just to get justice. Four men and...

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Cisgender

merriam-webster.com - As the term transgender has become increasingly prominent in the lexicon, a contrasting term has also settled into the language. Cisgender (also styled as cisgendered and often shortened to cis) de...

What to Call That Weird Thing Your Pet Does : Binky

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merriam-webster.com - Not all animal behaviors are as active as binkying and bunting: there's brumation at the other end of the spectrum. Brumation is a relatively new word that was just entered into our Unabridged Dict...

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Aphrodite ("Venus Genitrix") | Louvre Museum

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louvre.fr - This statue - one of the most remarkable Roman copies of a Greek bronze created by Callimachus in the late fifth century BC - was the jewel of Louis XIV's collection of antiquities. The Romans, anx...

A Tech Boom Is Coming For Utah

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buzzfeed.com - A troop of giddy engineers is barreling out of Instructure’s headquarters and onto a parking deck roof, paper planes in hand. It’s a very hot Friday afternoon in a very suburban office park, and th...

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Feed Ramsay Bolton to the dogs already: “Game of Thrones”’ biggest villain should be more interesting than this

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salon.com - “Game Of Thrones” aired one of its most upsetting scenes ever last night, and weirdly, it was about a rather marginal and already well-established plot point. In a protracted scene in Winterfell, R...

‘Game of Thrones’ Season 6, Episode 2: Jon Snow, Dragons and Ramsay’s Dogs

Game of Thrones Recap! "Home" Is Where I Want to Be

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About the IAS Educational Fund

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iasociety.azurewebsites.net - The rapid pace of scientific discovery in care for people living with HIV and AIDS requires clinicians, HIV service providers and advocates to remain continually up to date on research developments...

Lambda Legal Announces the Appointment of Rachel B. Tiven as CEO | Lambda Legal

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CDC’s New Risk Reduction Tool: Exploring Prevention Options

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