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The Weekly ReFRESH

Edited by Mara Meyers In this week’s edition we’ve got, a trip back to Ferguson on the anniversary of Mike Brown’s death, the awkward position of justifying one’s own blackness, and how anti street harassment work values men’s emotions over true empathy. What we’ve been checking out… Public speaking is America’s number one fear, coming […]

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The Weekly ReFRESH

Edited by Mara Meyers This week we’ve got a letter from the president, a new take on hospice care, and many haunting reflections a year after Mike Brown’s murder. What we’ve been checking out… Instead of telling those who live in poor neighborhoods what is wrong with them, we need to start asking more questions. […]

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The Weekly ReFRESH

Edited by Mara Meyers This week we’re sharing our new favorite Tumblr, more solutions for online harassment, and some hard truths about why getting your nails done has consequences for feminism. What we’ve been checking out… We can’t get enough of this hilarious Tumblr that calls out all-male panels. Nothing like getting a diversity of […]

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The Weekly ReFRESH

Edited by Mara Meyers This week, we’ve got a speaker manifesto in response to boring academic conferences, stories of men leaning in, and a revolutionary way to take on anti-immigration policies: hugs. What we’ve been checking out… If you know anything about our mission, part of it is challenging the myopic thinking and redundancies that […]

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The Weekly ReFRESH

Edited by Mara Meyers This week we’ve been following the Baltimore uprising… An important reminder when thinking about Freddie Gray, Michael Brown and the countless others who have died at the hands of the police: We cannot simply replace the word “Ferguson” with “Baltimore” because each story, person, and life is unique. Baltimore native Ta-Nehisi […]

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