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Free hair as critical subjectivity

Something exciting is afoot in Iran. Since 2014, women have been wanting to throw off their hijab and live more authentic lives. Led by journalist Masih Alinejad, many have taken to social media to protest against compulsory hijab. 764 more words

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Marble Crackers 2

Shot with a Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS; f/5.6; 1/80;ISO-400; 27mm. 1/15/2018 4:21 PM.

Up and around blocks in Capitol, we had one of the best days in the city passing legislation, flipping through records at Rainy Day, and having coffee lakeside.

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D&I Friday Read No. 172

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Facebook just announced the appointment of the first black board member to their all-white board. Kenneth Chenault has been the CEO of American Express for the past 16 years and will move to Facebook in February. 123 more words

Bob Layton Editorial: Your opinion matters

It’s Friday – let’s see what’s on your mind. Just one thing. Everyone wants to talk about the hijab hoax. Is the apology enough?

John wonders if this was done by design and what would be the motives of the people behind it. 215 more words

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Family of Toronto girl who claimed her hijab was cut apologizes, reports say

TORONTO — The family of an 11-year-old Toronto girl has reportedly apologized for the “pain and anger” they caused, after the girl’s claim that a man cut her hijab turned out not to be true. 266 more words

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