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Multi-talented Screen Legend Debbie Reynolds Dies at 84

Just one day after daughter Carrie Fisher passed, screen legend Debbie Reynolds died on Wednesday as a result of a stroke. The Hollywood star has been a household name since the ’50s. She broke out onto the silver screen as Helen Kane in 1950’s “Three Little Words, ” and at 19 was propelled to stardom […]

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Carrie Fisher is More Than Princess Leia

Actress and author Carrie Fisher reportedly suffered a “massive heart attack” on a flight from London to Los Angeles Friday afternoon. She was rushed to a Los Angeles hospital, where her brother, Todd Fisher, told Variety she is currently out of emergency and in ICU, in stable condition, though “there’s no good news or bad […]

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Political Reporter and Author, Gwen Ifill, Dies at 61

Gwen Ifill, moderator and managing editor of “Washington Week,” a weekly political discussion show,  has died after being treated for cancer. Ifill was also managing editor of “PBS NewsHour,” and reported for The Washington Post and The Times, covering Congress, presidential campaigns. After graduating from Simmons College in Boston with a BA in Communications, Ifill was hired by […]

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These Women Made History in the 2016 Election

This year’s presidential election was a historical one from the beginning and while Hillary Clinton didn’t win the election, seven women did win spots in the U.S. government. These women come from the diverse backgrounds we need in our political system. Three more women of color were elected into the Senate, along with refugees and […]

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Voters Pay Tribute to Susan B. Anthony on this Historical Election Day

Since early voting began in October, people have been making a pilgrimage to the grave site of Susan B. Anthony. Hundreds have flocked to the woman’s rights activist’s plot to place their “I Voted” sticker on her headstone. The grave is a known haunt during election time but this special tribute was sparked by Hillary Clinton’s […]

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Lizz Winstead: Feminism Comes From Many Different Places

The experience of feminism comes from many different places. Not everyone’s feminism is the same and it shouldn’t be treated the same. We won’t become a strong movement if we don’t consider everyone’s story. Comedian and writer Lizz Winstead is no stranger to political drama and the media. She is one of the lead political […]

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Hillary Clinton is the First Female Presidential Nominee of a Major US Political Party

Former Security of State Hillary Clinton is now officially the Democratic presidential nominee, making history as the first woman ever to secure a presidential nomination within a major United States political party. During the nomination process, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders — who had been Clinton’s in-party opponent throughout the presidential primaries– moved to bridge the […]

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Instagram is Censoring Comments on Taylor Swift’s Account

Kim Kardashian and Taylor Swift had an exhausting day on the internet this Monday. In the immediate aftermath of Kardashian releasing video footage confirming that Swift did, in fact, have a conversation with Kanye West about her name drop in his song “Famous,” public opinion has taken a dramatic turn against Swift. There were memes […]

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There’s No Honor in Female Honor Killings

Last night, Qandeel Baloch, a Pakistani Internet Celebrity, was killed by her brother in what is being described as an honor killing. The loose term “honor killing” was coined to describe the murder of a family member by other members due to the perpetrators’ belief that the victim has brought dishonor or shame upon the […]

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Legendary Basketball Coach, Pat Summitt, dies at 64

Pat Summitt had been a part of University of Tennessee Woman’s Basketball for 38 years. She won more Division I college basketball games than any other coach– male or female. In May 2011, Summitt announced her diagnoses of early on-set Alzheimer’s. She became an advocate for the disease and created the Pat Summitt Foundation. Providing resources […]

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