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Flash Fiction: “A Dog Is A Dog Is A Dog”

August 12, 2015
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Memory and Violence: Old South Nostalgia in the Wake of the Emanuel AME Shooting

June 29, 2015
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John C. Calhoun Statue in Charleston, SC. Photo by Joe Patrizzi, III.

By Jamie Huff   Since the recent killing of nine Black congregants at Charleston, South Carolina’s Emanuel AME church on June 17, debates about the confederate flag have again surfaced on a national scale, particularly for South Carolinians hoping to eliminate the state’s most overt symbolic tie to its history of slavery and secession....
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COLLEGE FEMINISMS: An Open Letter to My Ex, Nude Picture

June 26, 2015
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COLLEGE FEMINISMS: In the Hour of Consciousness: Three Poems by Kathryn Eichner

June 19, 2015
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COLLEGE FEMINISMS: Becoming Whole

June 12, 2015
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COLLEGE FEMINISMS: A Deeper Look: Exploring the Violent Homophobia of Jamaica

May 28, 2015
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COLLEGE FEMINISMS: A History of Lipstick

May 26, 2015
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COLLEGE FEMINISMS: My Message to Anti-Abortionists

April 24, 2015
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ELEMENTARY FEMINISMS: The Lucky Ones [Trigger Warning: Discusses Sexual Abuse]

March 23, 2015
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COLLEGE FEMINISMS: When She Breaks Your Heart: A Collection of Poems

March 18, 2015
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Obama: Katrina A 'Man-Made' Disaster Caused By Government Failure

The president said that what started out as a natural disaster became something much worse as government failed "to look out for its own citizens."

National Portrait Gallery Won't Remove Bust Of Planned Parenthood Founder

Conservative groups want the gallery to take down the bust of Margaret Sanger, who they say was racist because of her support for eugenics.

Swept Up In The Storm: Hurricane Katrina's Key Players, Then And Now

The natural disaster of Katrina and the man-made tragedy that followed catapulted local figures and obscure federal officials into the spotlight.

Planned Parenthood Fights Back

In a new report sent to Congress, the organization says controversial videos alleging the sale of fetal tissue are "heavily edited" to "significantly distort" actual events and conversations.

#TBT: For Trump And Romney, What Happened In Vegas, Stayed In Vegas

Way back in 2012, Donald Trump and Mitt Romney were pals. Romney had Trump's endorsement. But now, to Trump, Romney "choked." And Trump is vowing not to "fail" like he did.

Exactly What Kind Of Socialist Is Bernie Sanders?

Socialists are a rare breed of political animal in this country. There's just one in Congress — Vermont senator and presidential candidate Bernie Sanders.

Ill. Gov. Removes Medicaid Coverage From Heroin Treatment Bill

Gov. Bruce Rauner acknowledges his state is dealing with a serious heroin addiction crisis, but he is stripping a key provision from a measure aimed at tackling the problem.

Biden, Considering Presidential Bid, Says Family Is Weighing On Him

The vice president said in a conference call with Democratic National Committee members that he's considering whether he has the "emotional fuel" to mount a 2016 presidential campaign.

Black Lives Matter Publishes 'Campaign Zero' Plan To Reduce Police Violence

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks to Brittany Packnett about the campaign to create a policy agenda out of the Black Lives Matter movement.

The Strange History Of Betting On Elections: It Wasn't Just About Money

It wasn't always illegal to bet on presidential elections. Before polling, the practice used to be so commonplace that it actually increased public engagement with elections.

Just Out Of Jail, Ethiopian Leader Brings A Sharp Message To Obama

After spending four years in an Ethiopian prison on trumped up terrorism charges, Bekele Gerba visits Washington, D.C., to share concerns about his country and criticisms of Obama.

Univision Anchor Jorge Ramos Removed From Trump Press Conference

Donald Trump's "blunt talk" on immigration has brought him head-to-head with Spanish-language media. Univision anchor Jorge Ramos was physically removed from a Trump press conference Tuesday.

German Publication Criticizes Attacks On Migrant Shelters In Germany

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Julian Reichelt, editor-in-chief of the online publication, Bild, regarding his op/ed piece in which he condemns recent violence against refugees in Saxony.

Before There Was The Donald, There Was Arnold

Donald Trump's foray into politics has had some scratching their heads. But not in California, where celebrity candidates like former Governator Arnold Schwarzenegger are, like, so 12 years ago.

Univision's Jorge Ramos: Journalists Must 'Denounce' Trump's 'Dangerous Words'

The anchor of Univision's nightly news was thrown out of a press conference by GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump. Ramos said he was just doing his job — asking questions of the powerful.

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