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Ava Duvernay won the Best Director award at Sundance last year for Middle of Nowhere, her quiet, affecting drama about a woman (Emayatzy Corinealdi ) trying to hold her marriage together while her husband is in prison. DuVernay was the first black woman to win the award. There’s a whole lot to like about the film, which does a great job of conveying how the ripple effects of incarceration play out in the lives of the people still on the outside. ...
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Expedia’s "Find Yours" campaign is all about what real people end up discovering on the trips they book through the online travel planner. Although the entire series focuses on personal taste and experience, the latest entry gets a little more personal than the rest. In "Find Your Understanding," created by agency 180 L.A., traditional-minded father Artie Goldstein is torn over what to do when a woman asks for his daughter’s hand in marriage. Alt...
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Love this new Frank Ocean track :-) Nice MO for 2012.
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On January 28, 1986, NASA Challenger mission STS-51-L ended in tragedy when the shuttle exploded 73 seconds after takeoff. All seven astronauts aboard the Space Shuttle Columbia died, including Kalpana Chawla the first Indian American astronaut and first Indian woman in space. Also on board was physicist Ronald E. McNair, who was the second African American to enter space. But before he became an astronaut he was a young boy in Lake City, South...
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Editor’s note : This is a guest post from Craig Ballantyne of The $100K Transformation Contest. The one thing I admire about people who have strong nutrition beliefs is their dogmatic behavior. For example, a vegetarian, under no circumstances, will ever eat meat. There is no, “well, everyone else is having a burger, so just this once, I will too.” That’s not how it works. Not when a vegetarian has a strong personal philosophy that they never...
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Really powerful video about the NYPD's controversial stop-and-frisk program.
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Love Melissa Harris-Perry! This is a good look for MSNBC.
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Education
  • University of California, Berkeley
    Graduate School of Journalism, 2012
  • Rutgers University
    Journalism and Media Studies
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Employment
  • NBC
    News Associate, present
  • NBCUniversal
    Intern, Dateline NBC/ Peacock Productions
  • OaklandNorth.net
    Reporter
  • Caucus Educational Corporation
    Producer, One-on-One with Steve Adubato
  • Caucus Educational Corporation
    Project Director, Stand & Deliver: Communication Tools for Tomorrow's Leaders
  • Teach For America
    Teacher/ Corps Member
  • American Broadcasting Company
    Intern, 20/20 and Primetime
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A Mesmerizing Film Shot Entirely From an Airplane Window
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One passenger captures the snow-capped mountains and glittery coastline on a commercial flight from San Francisco to Philadelphia.

Gender Equity Resource Center | Gender Equity Resource Center
geneq.berkeley.edu

Welcome! The Gender Equity Resource Center, fondly referred to as GenEq, is a Cal community center committed to fostering a safe, equitable

Keep on Truckin' - Narratively | Narratively
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“You have red hair—what color your hair down there?” Jerzy Sulek once asked a woman who takes yoga classes around the corner from his home.

Melissa Harris-Perry Snags MSNBC Weekend Show, Will You Be Watching?
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After appearing on the network as a political analyst and fill-in host for the Rachel Maddow Show and The Last Word, Tulane professor, and o