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The Clues: Blind Date with a Book #2

This week it is my turn for a Blind Date, so here are my clues:

  1. It is a romance. After all, this is February! Think…
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INSENSITIVE: Cleveland Sues Family Of Tamir Rice For Unpaid Ambulance And Paramedics Bill

Nearly two years after the death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice made national headlines, the city of Cleveland, Ohio has filed suit against the boy’s family. 342 more words

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#BlackGirlMagic: Lisa Lucas Named Executive Director Of The National Book Foundation

Lisa Lucas has been named the new Executive Director of the National Book Foundation. Welcome, @likaluca! https://t.co/k7z7wwm7l5

— National Book (@nationalbook) February 10, 2016…

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#BlackLivesMatter: Texas Officer Fatally Shot Naked, Unarmed Teen, David Joseph

Statement from the family of David Joseph, killed by an Austin police officer on Monday. pic.twitter.com/F6rSpSBulD

— Philip Jankowski (@PhilJankowski) February 10, 2016

An Austin, TX community is currently reeling from the loss of one of its brightest stars. 

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Four Black Female Engineers Just Won One Of The Most Coveted Awards In The Tech Industry

Slack wins Fastest Rising Startup at the #Crunchies https://t.co/il5dirl9c4

— TechCrunch (@TechCrunch) February 9, 2016

We’ll bet that you don’t know the names Megan Anctil, Erica Baker, Kiné Camara, and Duretti Hirpa, but these amazing Black women made a huge statement to tech companies who have failed to include racial minorities (and other marginalized groups) in their workplaces.

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#BlackGirlMagic: Serena Williams Just Built A School In Jamaica

Remember when Serena Williams‘ cakes broke the internet and we were asking how many squats, per hour, do we need to do to get that thick? 258 more words

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