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Year of The Outspoken: A reFRESH of 2017

Art by Franziska Barczyk Written by Jackson Bird.  While we can’t wait for 2017 to be over, one good thing to come out of it was the silence breakers, resisters and rabble-rousers who spoke out for justice and equality. 2017 was the year of speaking up, refusing to stay in our lanes, reclaiming our time, and breaking […]

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One Year Later, And Fighting On

Art by Bmike Odums Written by Jackson Bird.  This week we’re applauding the brave people who continue to come forward against their abusers, celebrating a much-needed election night win, and keeping conference season fresh. What we’re checking out… The past couple of weeks have been an absolute roller coaster in the news cycle. It was a […]

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Reclaiming Our Time – The reFRESH

Image via Women’s March. Artwork by Iman Geddy. Written by Jackson Bird.  This week, we’re watching HRC share What Happened, learning about the larger impact of deportation, and reclaiming time for all women. What we’re checking out… The Emmy’s on Sunday were refreshingly dominated by people of color, women, and queer folks (if you haven’t watched […]

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#OrlandoStrong — The Weekly reFRESH

Photo via AFP Photo/Brendan Smialowski Edited by Mara Meyers This week we’re both mourning and reading: about the depth of gay bars as sacred spaces, the simultaneous consumption and destruction of Black men in America, and why Hillary Clinton must grow even louder in discussions about race. What we’ve been checking out… Anderson Cooper’s emotional tribute […]

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How does one design equity? — The Weekly reFRESH

Edited by Mara Meyers This week we’re sharing the way Chicago got under Trump’s skin, what happens when you remove all men from political images, and a young college student who made the institution of debate debatable. What we’ve been checking out… Misty Copeland and Barack Obama talk candidly about role models, activism, and systemic […]

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