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Words and ideas that made us pause, think and, most importantly, consider what is happening in the world.
Image Credit: New York Magazine

Image Credit: New York Magazine

Does citizenship shape identity?: Even for the lucky ones like me, peace feels fragile, and the security that comes with knowing you belong where you live can seem forever out of reach." (Vogue

Powerful women talk about power (and powerlessness): “Because the fundamental truth is that in 2018 there is no earthly reason, biological or otherwise, why men should have more power than women.” (The Cut)

Tarana Burke guest edits special Me Too edition for Essence: "I started doing this work because there were so few resources and recourses for us, which is why it cuts deep to hear sisters, who are largely responsible for my visibility, saying the current iteration of the #MeToo movement isn’t for them." (Essence)

American democracy is fracturing. Libraries say they know how to help: “And in an age of hyper-partisanship, they have no political affiliation, and by design offer diverse ideas that cover the spectrum of history, time, genre, gender and race.” (Quartz

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