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Where is the white liberal outrage on stop-and-frisk?

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Rape Culture At Work: Five Examples Of How Employers Turn Women Into Sex Objects

By Tara Culp-Ressler and Bryce Covert It’s no secret that women face a disproportionate amount of discrimination in the workplace. One-third of women say they have been subject to some type of workplace discrimination at some point in their careers … Continue reading

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What other black politicians can learn from Booker’s victory

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Fronczak missing Chicago boy case: FBI reopens probe

It comes after DNA tests showed that the child returned to the missing baby’s parents is not their son. Paul Fronczak, 49, was raised by Chester and Dora Fronczak after detectives found him abandoned in New Jersey in 1965. But he … Continue reading

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American Hustle

Coming to your local cinema on December 25, 2013 comes the story of a con man and his partner who teams with the feds to catch other con artists, mafioso, and politicians. In particular the mayor of Camden, New Jersey. … Continue reading

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Why Paid Family Leave Is Good for Everyone (Even People Who Don’t Use It)

By Nanette Fondas The Rhode Island legislature voted last week to pass a law to give workers paid time off to care for a new child or seriously ill or injured family member. If Governor Lincoln Chafee signs the bill … Continue reading

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Stars, politicians, friends and family pack 1,500 seat funeral for ‘Sopranos’ star James Gandolfini

By Tara Palmeri Friends and co-stars filled a Manhattan cathedral today to remember James Gandolfini, a “big teddy bear,” whose larger than life role as Tony Soprano often consumed him in darkness.There were enough actors and extras to film a … Continue reading

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The Expendables: How the Temps Who Power Corporate Giants Are Getting Crushed

By Michael Grabell It’s 4:18 a.m. and the strip mall is deserted. But tucked in back, next to a closed-down video store, an employment agency is already filling up. Rosa Ramirez walks in, as she has done nearly every morning … Continue reading

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Ending Summer Learning Loss: Can It Be the Key to True Education Reform?

By Curtis Valentine As the summer approaches and the 2012-2013 academic year comes to a close for millions of K-12 students, the debate over how to improve public education continues. Research dating back to the 1970s by New York University … Continue reading

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Lauryn Hill gets 3 months for failing to pay taxes

By David Porter Grammy-winning singer Lauryn Hill was sentenced Monday to three months in prison and an additional three months in home confinement for failing to pay taxes on about $1 million in earnings. Hill, a 37-year-old South Orange resident, pleaded … Continue reading

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