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Lessons I Have Learned From My Millennial Friends

Learn about how spending quality time with millennials can change your entire outlook on life, and even the way you do things (Image: iStock.com/Rawpixel Ltd) I jokingly like to say that I am a baby boomer “doing it” in a millennial world. Every day, I see magazine and news articles, …

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The U.S. Senate Has a Diversity Problem in Its Staff

Congress has failed to move the needle, when it comes to ethnic diversity and inclusion (Image: iStock.com/Picasso2) As policy decisions affecting all Americans are debated in the halls of Congress, you will be hard pressed to find people of color in top‐level staff positions. A report released by the Joint …

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McCain delivers brutal, thinly-veiled rebuke of Donald Trump

Speaking in Germany, McCain criticized Trump’s “turn away from universal values” and “hardening resentment” toward Muslims. During his speech to the Munich Security Conference on Friday, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) delivered a stinging rebuke of President Trump — without ever mentioning his name. McCain began with a veiled critique of Trump’s “America first” …

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The Miseducation: Apparently, Kyrie Irving Thinks The Earth Is Flat And Isn’t Too Sure Dinosaurs Existed

Kyrie Irving Says The Earth Is Flat Thankfully Kyrie Irving is good at basketball…because it would appear book learnin’ isn’t his specialty. The Cavaliers baller just revealed that he’s a part of the tinfoil-hat-wearing, YouTube conspiracy video-watching, heavily piff-puffing portion of the population that believes grade-school lessons like the shape …

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Today's News: Feb. 17, 2017

U.S. Deports First Cubans Since ‘Wet Foot, Dry Foot’ Repeal An Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent walks past immigrants who are being deported. (LM Otero / AP) Two Cuban women seeking asylum in the U.S. were sent back to Havana by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials Friday, marking the …

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Black History: The African American Woman Behind Pell Grants

They’ve been called “the cornerstone of African American higher education.” Indeed, according to a 2011 report by Mark Kantrowitz, a nationally recognized expert on student financial aid, scholarships, and student loans, black students receive nearly half (46.3%) of all Pell Grants. Named for Sen. Claiborne Pell, a Democrat from Rhode …

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Natural Hair Hurts Black Women in the Workplace

(Image: istock.com/And-One)   Women of color in the workplace, particularly those with natural hairstyles, are penalized because they often do not conform to traditional notions of beauty. No one has ever empirically measured the various biases people have about different types of hair and whether or not certain styles are …

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Keystone XL developer files pipeline application in Nebraska

TransCanada is expected to try to use eminent domain for parts of the route. A sign reading “Stop the TransCanada Pipeline” stands in a field near Bradshaw, Neb., along the Keystone XL pipeline route through the state. CREDIT: AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File TransCanada just took another step toward getting its beleaguered Keystone …

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