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New Dove Campaign Asks Whether Selfies Define Beauty

Can a selfie define one’s sense of beauty? A film produced by beauty product maker Dove, asks exactly that question.  “Selfie” made it’s debut Monday at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival. “Selfie” follows a group of teenage girls from Massachusetts and their mothers who were...

Saying A Black Person Has “Set Us Back 500 Years” Just Isn’t A Good Look

Everyone’s still talking about Richard Sherman. The Sherman think pieces are every where. Sherman’s arrogant. Sherman’s a “thug”. Sherman showed bad sportsmanship. Sherman, Sherman, Sherman. But what people aren’t talking about is a tweet made by Andre Iguodala, of the Golden State Warriors, in reference...

ColorofChange is Fighting to Bring Net Neutrality Back from the Dead – Literally

Regardless of the venue, the struggle to ensure freedom appears to be never ending. The ColorofChange’s recent communiqué just hipped the public to a major decision made last week that threatens access to the Internet as we’ve come to know it: A federal appeals court...

Memories, Evidence Questioned in George Stinney Hearing

  Supporters of George Stinney argued Tuesday that there wasn’t enough evidence to find him guilty in 1944 of killing a 7-year-old and an 11-year-old girl. Back in 1944, Stinney, who was 14-years-old, was convicted of killing 11-year-old Betty Binnicker and 7-year-old Mary Emma Thames in...

Meet The Women’s US Olympic Bobsled Team

This week the United States announced the women’s bobsled team for the Winter Olympics in Sochi, which includes two Summer Olympic athletes: hurdler Lolo Jones and sprinter Lauryn Williams. Jones was actually talked Williams into trying out for the team, using a medal as bait. Jones,...

40 Questions Every Woman In A New Relationship Wonders (Admit It)

Ahh, new relationships. We’ve all been there— the birds chirp louder, the sky looks bluer and it feels like life just took a shot of Red Bull. During the first month or two, dates tend to go something like this: He takes you to dinner, heads...