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Interview with IOP Fellow and Feminist Extraordinaire Christine Quinn

Christine Quinn served as the Speaker of the New York City Council, the first woman and first openly gay person to do so. She ran for mayor of New York in 2013 and has been an IOP fellow this semester. 1,702 more words

Current Events

Back at it for 2015

The first┬árace this year is Escape from Alcatraz. Training is going ok with the exception that I got a man-cold from hell last week and still haven’t fully recovered. 220 more words


Shorter and Easier

The Vancouver Marathon is on May 3rd and I am getting quite excited. I just have to get through this week and then the hard work will be done. 105 more words


"Missing" Black Men Aren't Lost- We Know Where They Are

A recent article in the New York Times attempted to bring attention to- and speculate as to why- the so-called disappearance of young black men.  Here are a few excerpts from the piece- 763 more words


1.5 Million Black Men "Missing"

According to the New York Times for every 100 black women not in jail there are only 83 black men. There are around 1.5 million “missing” black men between the ages of 25 and 54. 829 more words