The Way We Were: The SNCC Teenagers Who Changed America

February 26, 2015 by Judy Richardson

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By Judy Richardson

How did they find the courage to do it—challenge the racist order in the South in the 1960s? Who formed the strategy, who dared to take it out to the violent streets? In this forthright memoir, Judy Richardson gives us an insider’s look at the danger-ridden early years of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, “the only national civil rights movement led by young people.”

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Wednesday 5: The Week’s Best in Women’s News

February 25, 2015 by Women's Voices For Change

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Real questions for real women on the Awards’ red carpet; children’s books that celebrate Black History; a photographer and mother uses her photography to find the funny in parenting; and celebrating Women of the Civil Rights Movement at the White House.

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Tech Tuesday: 3D Printing

February 24, 2015 by Amy Blum

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By Amy Blum

3D printing is an exciting young technology that is rapidly evolving. As the cost of 3D printers and materials go down, you may be able to afford your own printer and simply print any design that you like at home. Your own designer shoes that fit perfectly? A customized coffee table? It’s possible.

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Wednesday 5: Women of Integrity

February 18, 2015 by Women's Voices For Change

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This week: appalling laws against women in 44 countries; Glamour magazine profiles 16 women who are changing the world for the better; recognizing the legacy of women during Black History Month; groundbreaking women in aviation and space; and a study reports that the percentage of women coaching college women’s teams is on a steep decline.

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Jenny Burton: “Singing is the Best of Who I Am”

February 17, 2015 by Alexandra MacAaron

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By Alexandra MacAaron

Jenny Burton’s new album includes soaring inspirational anthems that seamlessly blend the spiritual with R&B, Motown, and musical theater. “I want to stand up with all my life experiences and put it into songs and put it on that stage,” she says. “I want to let it go out and help heal, give clarity and joy.”

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Merry Presidents’ Day!

February 16, 2015 by Carla Baranauckas

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By Carla Baranauckas

Would we think of/appreciate Presidents’ Day differently if the United States had or will have a woman as president?

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Wednesday 5: Unconventional Stories About Love, Romance, and Sex

February 11, 2015 by Women's Voices For Change

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We culled the web for unconventional stories about love, romance, sex, and everything in between. We should warn you that some of these will make you feel warm and fuzzy, and some will make you cringe. Happy Valentine’s Day.

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Wednesday 5: National Magazine Awards—Journalism on Women’s Issues

February 4, 2015 by Women's Voices For Change

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Among the articles nominated for this year’s National Magazine Awards is a stellar lineup of articles focusing on many of the issues that Women’s Voices prioritizes.

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Wednesday 5: The Best of Internet this Week

January 28, 2015 by Women's Voices For Change

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A look at the “perfect” (quotation marks intentional) woman’s body over the past 100 years; The Onion.com posits, in a parody, the dismay of increasing number of men pressured to accept realistic standards of female beauty; and a video explores what happens when men realize they are harassing their own mothers on the street; a mom explores why “good moms” get hated on.

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The Wednesday 5: On Proper Roles for Women

January 21, 2015 by Women's Voices For Change

A mixed bag of successes by, and snubs to, women in movies, advertisements, TV, and business management.

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The Wednesday 5: Visions of Womanhood at the Golden Globes

January 14, 2015 by Women's Voices For Change

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Here are the moments at the Golden Globes we thought were noteworthy because of their boundary-breaking, glass-ceiling-cracking effects.

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Wednesday 5: The Good, the Bad, and the Absurd

January 7, 2015 by Women's Voices For Change

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A mixed bag of the good, the bad, and the absurd in politics, global women’s rights, tech, social media, and women’s-restroom politics.

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Today’s Talk Topic: “The World Is Not Falling Apart”

January 2, 2015 by Women's Voices For Change

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Despite the appalling violence, civil wars, and religious hostilities that beset the world, a study by two social scientists concludes that we live in relatively peaceful times.

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The Wednesday 5: Christmas Eve Goodies

December 24, 2014 by Women's Voices For Change

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Gifts of kindness, laughter, and encouragement for your consideration on Christmas Eve Day.

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Today’s Talk Topic: Christmastime for “Heathens”

December 20, 2014 by Women's Voices For Change

How do the many and varied non-Christians in New York City feel about the long approach to Christmas?

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