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The Color of Friendship was a children's movie with a big impact on Herlinked editor Marchae.

Mandela and The Colors of Friendship TAGS: | | | | | | | Some­times, I won­der why they don’t make more movies like “The Color of Friend­ship,” but when Nel­son Man­dela died, I think I got my answer.

As I celebrated July 4th this year, I asked myself what freedom means to me. Here I am with my lovely lady.

What happened to our freedom? TAGS: | | | | | | With the recent assault on women’s rights, it’s easy to won­der whose inde­pen­dence we’re really cel­e­brat­ing on July 4th.

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President Clinton’s side dish TAGS: Vic­tim blam­ing still per­sists when we talk about the Bill Clin­ton “sex scandal.“

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The post-welfare legacy of Bill Clinton TAGS: | | | The New York TImes has an inter­est­ing piece up on the legacy of Pres­i­dent Clinton’s wel­fare reform efforts.  These efforts were a part of Clinton’s broader re-election strat­egy of triangulation: …Con­tinue read­ing →

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Score one for reproductive rights in Kentucky TAGS: | Ken­tucky House Health and Wel­fare Com­mit­tee votes down three bills that would restrict women’s access to abortion.

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Fetal Seance Bill” sits before Kentucky House Committee TAGS: | Bill before KY House Com­mit­tee would force women to have sono­gram dur­ing abor­tion procedure.

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International Women’s Day News Roundup TAGS: Happy Inter­na­tional Women’s Day, from.…a man.  Oh well, nev­er­mind the mes­sen­ger, here’s a quick roundup of the news from Inter­na­tional Women’s Day! First off, from Time Mag­a­zine, we have a …Con­tinue read­ing →

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If Sandra Fluke = Prostitute, Obama = Pimp TAGS: | Yeah, some­one went there: And here we have a mas­ter­ful response from Angry Black Lady: Yeah, let that sink in. You’ve got the African-American Pres­i­dent is a 70′s pimp angle, the …Con­tinue read­ing →

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