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Feeling American in Paris

Feeling American in Paris

| July 25, 2012

As an African American, multi-media journalist Mary C. Curtis enjoyed a welcoming interest among the French—a respect for black culture too often missing back home. More »

“We Are the Girls from Seton High”

“We Are the Girls from Seton High”

| June 22, 2012

Overcoming her ambivalence, multi-media journalist Mary C. Curtis finds comfort and acceptance at her high school reunion. More »

Childbirth Hollywood Style

Childbirth Hollywood Style

| May 30, 2012

Okay, it's a comedy. But does the most recent pregnancy-themed film have to trivialize women by ignoring any and all real issues about giving birth? More »

For “Birthers,” Honolulu Mom an Inconvenient Truth

For “Birthers,” Honolulu Mom an Inconvenient Truth

| May 2, 2012

Eleanor Nordyke, who spent her career improving women's reproductive health, has an answer for those who still contend that President Obama was born outside the country: she happened to be on the scene in Honolulu. More »

Martin-Zimmerman Tragedy—Could It Have Been Prevented?

Martin-Zimmerman Tragedy—Could It Have Been Prevented?

| April 5, 2012

The author, executive director of the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, explores how appropriate attention to everyday violent behavior can protect potential victims and save potential perpetrators as well. More »

Trayvon Martin Case: Do We Communicate More, Listen Less?

Trayvon Martin Case: Do We Communicate More, Listen Less?

| March 30, 2012

Multimedia journalist Mary C. Curtis, among the first to write and speak about Trayvon Martin in the national media, draws lessons from the weaknesses and strengths of traditional and new media in covering the case. More »

Expanding Health Care Access—A Case Study

Expanding Health Care Access—A Case Study

| March 19, 2012

While many legislators seem intent on narrowing women's access to affordable care, individuals and foundations still work to expand it. Such is the mission of Dana Dornsife. More »

Watch Janet Dewart Bell Interviewed on the Ed Show

| March 13, 2012

Dangerous “Prenatal Discrimination Bill” Crafted by GOP

| February 7, 2012

Michelle Obama a Mirror for African American Women

Michelle Obama a Mirror for African American Women

| January 24, 2012