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For the last 12 years, LaToya Ruby Frazier has photographed friends, neighbors and family in Braddock, Pennsylvania. But though the steel town has lately been hailed as a posterchild of “rustbelt revitalization,” Frazier’s pictures tell a different story, of the real impact of inequality and environmental toxicity.
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SOCIAL STUDIES: Alice Goffman TED Talk: How we're priming some kids for college — and others for prison
In this powerful TED Talk, Sociologist Alice Goffman talks about her 6-year experience in one of Philadelphia’s most troubled neighborhoods. She speaks on her first hand experiences on how teenagers African-American and Latino teens are funneled down the path to prison — sometimes starting with relatively minor infractions that lead them down a path of destruction. 29 more words
Want to read, in Monica Lewinsky’s own words, what she told the TED Conference in Vancouver today?
Every journalist I know here attending the conference at the Vancouver Convention Centre filed a story on what Lewinsky, in a riveting and emotional way, had to say about her experiences following the public revelation she and President Bill Clinton had an affair in the mid-1990’s. 2,544 more words