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Recap: Horn Book's Mind the Gaps Colloquium at Simmons College

On October 11, 2014, I attended a colloquium called Mind the Gaps, hosted by The Horn Book at Simmons College in Boston. There was an all-star line up consisting of Peter Brown ( 566 more words


Let's Fix It: Bring Diversity to the C-Suite

This Influencer post originally appeared on LinkedIn. Denise Morrison shares her thoughts as part of LinkedIn’s Influencer series, “Let’s Fix It” in which the brightest minds in business blog on LinkedIn about how they would fix what’s broken in this world. 753 more words

USA TODAY County Diversity Analyses: 1960 - 2060

.. USA TODAY uses ProximityOne county demographic projections to 2060 to analyze patterns of diversity. See main story.  See related Web section.

The USA TODAY Diversity Index shows diversity has surged in the last 50 years and is expected to continue rising. 584 more words

What’s Next for Authors United?

Authors United has been spectacularly unsuccessful in its supposed mission to get Amazon and Hachette to agree a deal.

By contrast, Simon & Schuster was able to agree a deal in just three weeks… 914 more words

Winners Wednesdays: Freedom Summer

In Freedom Summer, Deborah Wiles tells the story of two young boys in the summer of 1964, right after the Civil Rights Act is passed.  This book received the Coretta Scott King / John Steptoe new talent award for Jerome Lagarrigue and the Simon Wiesenthal “Once Upon A World Award.” 324 more words

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Black History Month

Good Morning! The City Of Glasgow College Students’ Association have arranged a panel discussion today as part of Black History Month on “What it means to be black in Scotland”. 116 more words

Join the Pod

Home. Run by EDF energy, the Pod is another Citizen Science area. Last year they had a collective Bee hunting experiment going on (I think if you register, you can still download the activity sheets associated with it) and this year they are giving away packs for Energy Month in November and Waste Week in March. 24 more words