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8/1/19
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Representation matters. It matters at the ballot box, at the box office, and most importantly, in the boardroom. And as Gucci and any number of fashion brands have discovered, it matters when it comes to the bottom line. After weathering a media firestorm and celebrity-proposed boycott when a sweater eerily resembling

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8/1/19
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When runner Allyson Felix read fellow Olympian Alysia Montaño’s explosive Mother’s Day op-ed in the New York Times, calling out Nike for the lack of support and protection it offered to its sponsored female athletes in the event of pregnancy, it struck a chord. After all, aside from both being world-class athletes

8/1/19
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Just when we thought new parents were sleep-deprived enough (oh, wait—most new parents don’t have a small army of English nannies), Meghan, Duchess of Sussex is already back at work. Her son, Archie Harrison Mountbatten Windsor, is barely three months old yet (and Prince Harry recently revealed that the couple plans

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7/31/19
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Naomi Campbell is perhaps the most enduring and recognizable supermodel in the world, but as she revealed in an interview with Paris Match (translated from French via Google), her stardom is still no safeguard from racism. Saying “the challenge is permanent,” the model recounted an incident during the Cannes Film

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7/29/19
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Jamilah Lemieux is a millennial working mother—emphasis on working. The acclaimed journalist, activist, cultural critic, communications expert and “fixer” is one of the leading voices of her generation on issues of race, gender and sexuality, putting her imprint on everything from the 2012 rebranding of Ebony magazine

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