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The stories, news and happenings from the week that we felt compelled to share.
1972 was a big year: Shirley Chisholm ran a presidential campaign, and the first National Black Political Convention was held. This year, the Black National Convention is harnessing that same energy. (AP PHOTO/BILL HUDSON, FILE) via The 19th

1972 was a big year: Shirley Chisholm ran a presidential campaign, and the first National Black Political Convention was held. This year, the Black National Convention is harnessing that same energy. (AP PHOTO/BILL HUDSON, FILE) via The 19th

What We've Stolen From Our Kids (The Atlantic)

"Is there a meaningful place for Black justice movements and electoral politics to entwine from the grassroots up?" (The 19th) 

Solving The Climate Crisis Shouldn't Be This Hard (Inkstick)

"What does it look like if we prioritize our friendships like we do our couple relationships and what does a friendship look like when you act like a team when navigating different life choices?" (The Tiff Weekly)

"I strongly disagree that curiosity diminishes as you get older. Sure, if you’re lucky, you figure out the things you like early on and you get to stick with them. But that doesn’t mean you can’t like and try more new things, no matter your age." (Wit & Delight)

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Dear Sagittarius: It is time to recognize your purpose, your beauty, and your strength.

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"What are we? Are we monkeys filled with art and chaos? Why are we like this? Why do I care so much about what happens to us if nothing lasts and impermanence is the only truth?"

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"In a sign of the cataclysmic nature of the 2016 presidential-election results, all of these vérité-style films feature women candidates. Many feature women of color, and those mentioned here come from women directors...Together, these films represent a shakeup of a genre that has long been in need of a reset. More than that, they’re a symbol of the way political power is shifting at this flashpoint of a moment—a representation of who draws the focus, and why." (Vanity Fair)

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Dear Scorpio: You are capable of victory this month. The question is, what are you going to do with it?

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Mixed Emotions: Casha Doemland Discusses the Impact of Racial Ambiguity on Personal Identity

“I don’t know how somebody can look at somebody, without knowing anything about them, and just project all this negativity that then turns into hate,” she says. “It’s hard for me cause I just don’t get it because I don’t look at anybody and feel that way.”

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Single Women & Their Spaces: A Before and After Vacation Rental in Yucca Valley

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Karen Vidangos Wants To Fill The Gap In the Art World with Latinx Art Collective

"I want curators, educators, collectors, anyone with an interest in Latinx art to connect with these artists. If you are someone looking to commission a work, need a guest speaker for a panel, want to begin your Latinx art collection, LAC is where you can begin your search."