Lyndsey Scott is a leading software engineer, is on the iOS tutorial team for Apple and has also done a number...
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The Fourth Annual Curvy Con challenges the fashion industries images, perception, and skill of dressing curvier women.
As more and more designers are including are including fuller-figured models on their runways (Cushnie, Christian Siriano, Prabal Gurung, and...
Terrorized African-Americans Found Their Champion in Civil War Hero Robert Smalls Featured, Spark
The formerly enslaved South Carolinian declared that whites had killed 53,000 African-Americans, but few took the explosive claim seriously—until now
In May 1862, an enslaved man named Robert Smalls won renown by stealing the Planter, the Confederate military transport on...
Why Does Violence in Chicago Attract So Much Attention, Even Though It’s Not the Murder Capital of The U.S.? Featured, Spark
Coming in toward the middle of the list, cities like St. Louis, Memphis and Newark outrank Chicago when it comes to murder rates
It is no longer news that the violence that plagued Chicago during the Aug. 3 weekend was one of the...
The Public Health Crisis Hitting New York City’s Most Vulnerable Black and Brown Children Featured, Spark
Much like Flint, MI, the public health crisis is concentrated in under-served communities with little media attention.
Earlier this month, New York City finally admitted that more children than were initially listed had been exposed to...
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