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Lena Waithe, Lydia Polgreen, Tarell Alvin McCraney & Justin Simien Make Out Magazine’s “Power 50” 2018 List

Have you taken a look at the recently published Out magazine’s Power 50 in 2018list yet? Am I the only one who is pleasantly surprised to several Black and Latin faces on the list? For more than a decade, LGBT media staple Out magazine releases its own Power 50 list to highlight ...

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Anatomy of an HIV Negative Activist

I was never the cool kid when I was younger. I was either the personification of a homophobic slur or the lonely, pensive guy who everyone either loved or resented. But since I graduated high school more than a decade ago, I know that there has been a vast improvement ...

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From Guinea to the U.S.: Timeline of first Ebola patient in New York City

A doctor who recently returned from Guinea has tested positive for Ebola — the first case of the deadly virus in New York City and the fourth diagnosed in the United States. Here is a timeline of Craig Spencer’s movements since he got back from the West African nation: When ...

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Obama Moves Into Campaign Mode

Marching onto the campaign trail for the first time this year, President Barack Obama cast Democrats’ success in this year’s midterm elections as a chance to further the policies he’s fought for in the White House. “Don’t give up now,” he said. “Not after we’ve made this much progress.” Returning ...

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Study Links Stop And Frisk To Trauma And Anxiety In Young New York City Men

A new study suggests that aggressive policing likely has an adverse effect on the mental health of young men in New York City — particularly young men who are black. The study, released Thursday by the American Journal of Public Health, appears to show higher rates of feelings of stress, ...

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Ferguson Protesters Outfitted In Orange Jumpsuits And Jailed With High Bail

More than a dozen people arrested during protests outside the Ferguson Police Department early Friday were outfitted with orange prison jumpsuits, slapped with high bail and locked behind bars for hours longer than most others arrested in earlier demonstrations against the police shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown. The 13 ...

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Obama Acknowledges Ferguson Was An International Embarrassment

Speaking before the United Nations General Assembly Wednesday, President Barack Obama cited the racial strife in Ferguson, Missouri, as an example of where America has “failed to live up to our ideals.” Obama was giving a much-anticipated address on global leadership, where he laid out his justification for the United ...

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A Beautiful African Accountability Practice

In this African tribe, when someone does something harmful, they take the person to the center of the village where the whole tribe comes and surrounds them. For two days, they will say to the man all the good things that he has done. The tribe believes that each human ...

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