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Women's March
The Women’s March Drew More Than a Million: What Do They Plan to Do Next?

Some estimates show more than 1 million people gathered across the world on Saturday—a bulk of them in Washington, D.C.—for […]

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How One Community Turned a Racial Divide Into a Tribute to Martin Luther King Jr.

“How do you go about loving your enemies?” This quote from Dr. Martin Luther King has new and challenging […]

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ICYMI: 5 Big Takeaways from President-Elect Trump’s First Press Conference

The morning after President Barack Obama said his goodbyes to the U.S. public, Donald Trump held court at his […]

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How Immigrants Spur Entrepreneurship by Sending Money Home

Paul Vaaler has gotten into the habit of asking cab drivers what they do with their money. The […]

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Racial Bias Extends to Places, Not Just People

Over the past half-century and especially in the past few years, the news, popular media, art—all have laid bare the […]

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How the Younger Generation is Taking On Family Businesses

This article appeared originally on Next Avenue. Antoinette Edinburgh Williams, 93, is spry and quick with a smile […]

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The History of Martin Luther King Jr. Park in Minneapolis, MN

Learn the history of the black history playground built at Martin Luther King Jr. Park in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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Groundbreaking People to Watch in 2017

I don’t know about you, but Rewire met a lot of cool people in 2016: entrepreneurs of boundary-pushing […]

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How Insurance Affects Birth Control Choices: One Woman’s Story

Here’s a free recipe for an effortless humble pie this holiday season: 1. Decide to write a personal […]

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10 Money-Saving Gifts that Keep on Giving

Gifts should be thoughtful, yes, but science says they should also be practical. Money-saving gifts are even better. […]

Low on Funds? Here are Other Ways to Give to Charity

This article appeared originally on Next Avenue. When it comes to donating to charity, sometimes our budgets don’t […]

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How to Spot and Stop Fake News

Though we’ve been debating the validity and consequences of partisan news since the dawn of cable television, it seemed the concept […]