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The (News) Edit

These thoughts and ideas made us pause, think and, most importantly, consider what is happening in the world.
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The news cycle is fast and furious—which is why we shifted through the recent noise and found a few articles we believe matter. These thoughts and ideas made us pause, think and, most importantly, consider what is happening in the world. We hope they do the same for you.

Black women kept Ray Moore out of office, and here’s how to actually thank them: “Give because our power has been proven time and again — despite movements silencing us, funders forgetting us, and voter suppression restricting us. Give because Black women show up to save the country time and again.” (The Cut)

Harvey Weinstein is my monster too: “I had brainwashed myself into thinking that it was over and that I had survived; I hid from the responsibility to speak out with the excuse that enough people were already involved in shining a light on my monster. I didn’t consider my voice important, nor did I think it would make a difference.” (The New York Times)

Black mothers keep dying after giving birth: “The researcher working to eradicate disparities in health access and outcomes had become a symbol of one of the most troublesome health disparities facing black women in the U.S. today: disproportionately high rates of maternal mortality.” (NPR)

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