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Jon Stewart Educates Wall Street

By Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D.
by Patricia Yarberry Allen Jon Stewart, the audacious and insightful Will Rogers of the 21st century, skewered  CNBC on March 4th after Rick Santelli appeared in a piece with traders on Wall Street a few weeks ago.  Mr. Santelli, an on air analyst for CNBC, attacked the administration’s proposal to give aid to homeowners who cannot meet their home mortgage…
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Sad News-Stephanie Tubbs Jones Has Died;Tributes Forthcoming

By Womens Voices for Change
Stephanie Tubbs Jones, the first African American woman in Congress from Ohio, has died. A Cleveland Clinic official says Democratic U.S. Rep. Stephanie Tubbs Jones of Ohio has died. Clinic spokeswoman Eileen Sheil says Tubbs Jones died at 6:12 p.m. Wednesday after suffering a brain hemorrhage caused by an aneurysm that burst and left her with limited brain function. Women’s…
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Stephanie Tubbs Jones Is A Champion for Women- Send Your Prayers To Her

By Womens Voices for Change
Breaking News out of Cleveland is that Ohio Congresswoman Stephanie Tubbs is in critical condition and on life support after suffering an aneurysm while driving Tuesday night. Reports that Tubbs Jones has died were retracted. A former judge and prosecutor, Tubbs Jones was elected to Congress in 1998, the first African American member of Congress from Ohio. She was a…
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Books · Film & Television · General Medical · Health · Menopause

News Mix: Karen Allen’s Return in “Indiana Jones”; Kimberly Dozier’s “Breathing the Fire”; Unions Appeal to Women Includes Caregiving Help; Hot Flashes Reduced by Neck Injection …

By Womens Voices for Change
Karen Allen is Back as Marion Ravenswood: “What are the chances a director would call you to shoot a sequel 27 years after the first film? For an actress, forbidden by Hollywood law from aging on screen, I’d say about one in a trillion,” writes Clint O’Connor of the Cleveland Plain Dealer. “Karen Allen beat those odds last year.” Allen,…
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Poetry

Sonia Sanchez: “This is Not a Small Voice”

By Rebecca Foust
Poetry Sunday’s first feature this month, “Paul Robeson” by Gwendolyn Brooks, celebrated a political voice that was both “adult” and “large,” and today’s poem about the collective voice of Black Americans speaks out powerfully in both registers.
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