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What You Can Do After This Dumpster Fire Of A Week – The reFRESH

Photo via The Baltimore Fishbowl Written by Jackson Bird.  This week we’re dedicating the reFRESH to ways you can take action against the ever-frightening and increasingly racist policies of the current administration. Some ways to take action… Families being separated. The anti-Muslim travel ban being upheld. Justice Anthony Kennedy announcing his retirement, likely heralding a majority conservative […]

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Our Top 5 Moments from FRESH: Live

Written by Jackson Bird.  This week we’re looking back on highlights from our first-ever conference, FRESH: Live. As the weeks go on, we’ll be sharing more of our favorite moments on social media–so make sure you’re following us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! But for today, here are the top five moments we haven’t been able […]

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No Barbecues in Trump’s America – The reFRESH

Image via The Root Written by Jackson Bird.  This week we’re rolling our eyes at racist white people, celebrating new ventures from our speakers, and fighting over whether it’s Yanny or Laurel. What we’re checking out… As our own Jamil Smith pointed out recently in Rolling Stone, 2018 is proving that there is nowhere in America where it’s safe […]

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Changing Tides – The reFRESH

Art by Wolff Olins for She Should Run Written by Jackson Bird.  This week we’re spotlighting women running for office in 2018, acknowledging the work that needs to be done in media representation, and gearing up for the March For Our Lives. What we’re checking out… As midterm elections heat up, we continue to see a […]

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Kids These Days – The reFRESH

Emma Gonzalez illustrated by Shering Snippets

Art by Shering Snippets Written by Jackson Bird.  This week we’re throwing our full support behind the students of Stoneman Douglas high school, calling for educational reform at every level, and looking to the future. What we’re checking out… It’s only been fifteen days since the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, but the […]

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