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Shonda Rhimes (Photo credit: Instagram – @shondarhimes) 2018 is off to a good start for women. On Monday, Jan 1, women in Hollywood teamed up with women in law to take the #MeToo movement to the next level in a letter calling for action against sexual harassment and progress toward gender-equality. Published in the New…

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This summer marks the 50th anniversary of one of the most pivotal civil rights events to take place — Freedom Summer in Mississippi. Led by Bob Moses and the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, organized college students, mainly white, from above the Mason-Dixon Line partnered with young, black activists from the South, putting their lives on…

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On Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, students and faculty at the University of Michigan Ann Arbor gathered for a worthy cause. What started out as a campus campaign rapidly expanded into a 12-hour overnight protest. The United Coalition for Racial Justice at the university hosted a speak out event from 8pm Tuesday evening until 8am Wednesday…

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Imani Perry is a leading professor at Princeton University who holds a Ph.D. from Harvard University and J.D. from Harvard Law. She has penned the books Prophets of the Hood: Politics and Poetics in Hip-Hop, and More Beautiful and More Terrible: The Embrace and Transcendence of Racial Inequality in the United States. As rolling out’s…

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