Nonprofit Suffers from Land’s End Controversy

(Pictured above: Gloria Steinem) Land’s End – the Wisconsin-based clothing retailer – provoked controversy recently when it published an interview with renowned feminist writer and icon Gloria Steinem in its spring catalog. As part of the company’s “Legend Series,” Land’s End intended to underscore the…

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#BeyGOOD: Beyonce to Aid Flint

After immense praise following her Super Bowl 50 half-time performance (as well as criticism from pro-police groups), Beyoncé made news with a fundraising announcement; the pop singer will campaign on behalf of children affected by the Flint water crisis. An extension of her #BeyGOOD Foundation,…

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Ferguson Fails in HUD Grant Bid

(Ferguson, Missouri) Ferguson, Missouri was not selected as a recipient for U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) funding. The town – which became a national symbol for racial and economic inequality in the wake of the shooting death of Michael Brown – factored…

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A Global Response to Zika Virus Begins

(Mosquitos: the chief culprits in the rapid spread of the Zika virus) On February 1, the World Health Organization declared a global health emergency. The announcement came in response to an extraordinary increase in birth defects in Brazil. During 2015, thousands of infants were born…

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