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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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Movers, Shakers, and Changemakers- The reFRESH

Credit Paul Connell/The Boston Globe, via Getty Images We’re bringing tons of positivity and inspiration to your inbox this week, and dedicating our newsletter to movers, shakers, and change-makers. What we’re checking out… Fifty years ago, Kathrine Switzer became the first woman to complete the Boston Marathon as an official entrant (despite having to sneak […]

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This Is Not A One Day Movement – The Weekly reFRESH

The Weekly reFRESH is back, with all of the freshest updates, thinkers, and actions on our radar. We’d also like to introduce the newest addition to our team, Kara Crutcher, who’ll be joining us as our Speaker Coordinator. She will also be the editor of the reFRESH. (*Kara waves*) Let’s face it: It’s a been […]

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