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Weekly Wrap 11.21.18: The 10 Best Stories You Missed This Week
1. How to Have a Conversation with Your Angry Uncle Over Thanksgiving
Get some practice, via the Angry Uncle Bot, courtesy of New York Times.
2. This Is the Face of the Reconquista
“They are too young to have heard how the words Mexican and American have used against one another. In their lives, they have been combined into one. The contours of their lives cross boundaries. The hard lines of difference and the borders of the past have not formed walls of divisions for them.”
Weekly Wrap 11.16.18: The 10 Best Stories You Missed This Week
1. Diversity as a Second Job
“ … factoring in the unpaid demands of work as unofficial diversity and inclusion liaisons, minority journalists might actually be working twice as hard for half as much money.”
2. Where We Start the Migration Story Matters
Many have focused on the arrival of the “caravan” of asylum seekers to the U.S. But we need to start at the beginning of the journey.
Weekly Wrap 11.9.18: The 10 Best Stories You Missed This Week
1. A List Of Firsts For Women In This Year's Midterm Elections
The next Congress will include the first Muslim women, the first Native American women, and the youngest woman ever elected to that body.
2. Exit Polls: How Voting Blocs Have Shifted From the ’80s to Now
Democrats won the House as voters across nearly all demographic groups moved to the left, especially women and young people, according to exit polls.
Weekly Wrap 11.2.18: The 10 Best Stories You Missed This Week
1. Last-Minute Tips for Figuring Out Your Ballot and Making Sure You Can Vote
The midterms are here. Here’s everything you need to know to hit the polls and cast an informed vote this election season.
2. We Are Watching: Lawyers & Collars
On Nov. 6, we'll be watching at the polls to ensure all have the right to vote. Here's how you can join us.
Weekly Wrap 10.26.18: The 10 Best Stories You Missed This Week
Eugene Peterson, author of 'The Message,' Dies at 85
Eugene Peterson, acclaimed author and pastor, died today at age 85.
Weekly Wrap 10.19.18: The 10 Best Stories You Missed This Week
The campaign wants to advance a new understanding of poverty as a traumatic experience inflicted by policy-makers.
An Evangelical Texan is now using her pulpit to fight Trumpism. Will her flock follow?
New Database Lets You Search Racial Disparities in School Districts
ProPublica has released a new interactive database that allows users to examine racial disparities in more than 96,000 individual public and charter schools, and 17,000 districts across the United States.
You can search the racial composition of individual schools and also compare school districts on issues of opportunity, discipline, segregation, and achievement gap.
Claims of Voter Suppression in Georgia's Governor Race
According to a report earlier this week from The Associated Press, more than 53,000 voter registration applications have been sitting on hold with Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp’s office. The people on the list are predominantly black, and may not even know their voter registration has been held up.
Weekly Wrap 10.5.18: The 10 Best Stories You Missed This Week
Asking for a friend …
To start: listen.
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