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The Weekly ReFRESH

In this week’s reFRESH, white feminism gets a smackdown, how tech is changing democracy, and more reasons to love Serena Williams (like we needed them). What we’ve been checking out… Seven bad habits of public speakers, and seven ways to kick them to the curb. White men are giving ‘Straight Outta Compton’ two thumbs up […]

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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 In this week’s edition, Bernie Sanders starts talking about race and it’s pretty awkward, why the “angry black woman” narrative has grave consequences, and how Roxane Gay shut down the discussion about Cecil the lion. What we’ve been checking out… 35 women told their stories to New York Magazine about being […]

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The Weekly ReFRESH

Edited by Mara Meyers In this week’s edition, what Serena Williams teaches us about sexism and racism in America, tiny results from tech companies who made big promises about diversity hiring, and a new podcast that we can’t wait to listen to. What we’ve been checking out… The internet used to encourage a diversity of ideas, […]

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The Weekly ReFRESH

Edited by Mara Meyers This week, our hearts and heads have been in Charleston… There are the 9 other names that we should be saying instead of Dylann Roof. Six black women were taken from us in Charleston, making it all the more important to #SayHerName and recognize that black women’s lives are not disposable. […]

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