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Representation and the Media

Well, when I was nine years old, Star Trek came on, I looked at it and I went screaming through the house, ‘Come here, mom, everybody, come quick, come quick, there’s a black lady on television and she ain’t no maid!’ I knew right then and there I could be anything I wanted to be.

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Good morning! Today we have stories on gender, Ebola, and even football.

It looks like we are closer to a drug to fight Ebola. 140 more words

Liberal Politics

The Data Diaries video series: Take one

I’ve always been a people-watcher. As a little girl, I would sit at the edge of the playroom only mildly impressed by the toys splayed across the floor, but fully engrossed by the adults in the next room who offered me a glimpse into my future. 616 more words

Big Data

Buncombe Short Report: 1.5 Million Missing Black Men

USA Goddam.

1.5 Million Missing Black Men – NYTimes.com

In New York, almost 120,000 black men between the ages of 25 and 54 are missing from everyday life.

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Buncombe Report

Has progress been made over gender inequality since 2010?

In November 2014, David Cameron and George Osborne tweeted that:

There's still more work to be done – but the ONS has found this Government has delivered the lowest ever pay gap between men and women.

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Journalism From Mars

Gender Pay Gaps: Is Comparable Worth the Solution?

by Linda Grant

A recent report by a steering committee at University of California-Berkeley, praised for its methodological rigor, provides gratifying news that gender gaps in faculty salaries appear to be diminishing on that campus. 764 more words


equal pay day: what does it mean?

April 14th is Equal Pay Day. I’m a few days late to the game, but this issue is too important to pass up.

A not-so-fun fact: April 14th was chosen as Equal Pay Day because it represents how far into 2015 that women must work to to earn as much as men did in 2014. 131 more words