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What Should Independence Day Mean for All of Us?

By Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D.
By Dr. Patricia Yarberry Allen Ah, the memories of all of our Independence Day celebrations of yore;  speeches, parades, red white and blue bunting, picnic menus, passed down from generation to generation. Those fireworks illuminating the darkness across our land are embedded in the minds of all Americans.  This is the day that unites us symbolically and historically. July 4th,…
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News Mix: Fashion Over 40; Eliot Spitzer Sparks Feminist Review; “Freedom Sisters” – New Exhibit of Female Civil Rights Activists; Marketing and “Sex and the City”

By Womens Voices for Change
Fashion Over 40: British writer Ruth Sunderland, writing in The Guardian, wonders why it seems that only French women can be chic and serious. Postfeminism and Other Fairy Tales: Writing in The New York Times, Kate Zernike notes the response to Eliot Spitzer’s prostitution scandal and the divide over Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama: It’s not quite…
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