Men Find a Digital Village of Support in theSWAGspot

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Men have few digital and literal spaces to have conversations about the complexities of manhood that are facilitated by men. Several activist organizations including A Call to Men, MANup INC, Men Can Stop Rape and activist Esther Armah’s Emotional Justice Unplugged have launched theSWAGspot, a...

New Film Explores the “Muted” Voices of Missing Children of Color

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The Federal Bureau of Investigation found more than 225,000 African-Americans reported missing in 2012. Children of color comprise 65 percent of all the missing-person’s cases investigated in 2012. We rarely see their faces flash across our television screens during Amber Alerts, but the Jeannette Lambs,...

Michigan Teacher Admits To Having Sex With Students

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Jamila Love Williams, 35, of Wyoming, Michigan was arraigned yesterday on charges of third-degree criminal sexual conduct after she was accused of having sex with a 15-year-old and a 16-year-old boy. Williams was a Math teacher at University Preparatory Academy and is also a mother of 6....

Students at the University of Washington Must Learn Diversity to Graduate

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Incoming undergraduate students at the University of Washington (UW) will need to meet one more requirement before receiving their degrees. President Michael K. Young has approved a student-led initiative that requires Bachelor’s degree candidates to take a course in diversity before being eligible for graduation....

The Detriment of #NoDaysOff

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It’s been more than two years since Washington, D.C.-based rapper, Wale, used social media to coin the popular idiom “no days off.” The three words infiltrated Twitter, appearing as a hashtag at the end of tweets about working double-shifts and balancing parenthood with college duties....