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Day 26 Woman of the Day: Cynthia Cooper

Cynthia Cooper, athlete and basketball player, is Day 26 Woman of the Day.  Read more about this pioneer woman below.

Biography: http://www.biography.com/people/cynthia-cooper-40885

WNBA: http://www.wnba.com/playerfile/cynthia_cooper/index.html

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African American

NBA, Indiana Pacers release statement on Religious Freedom Restoration Act

On Thursday, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence signed a religious freedom law, which some fear could allow businesses to deny service to gays and lesbians for religious reasons. 175 more words

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"Specificity of Imagination" and Authenticity

I went to a panel discussion yesterday on the intersection of literary and commercial fiction, which gave some great insights into the approach and mindset of both agents and editors as they determine how a book is classified. 614 more words

Fiction

Catching up with Maya Moore, UConn mystique

Between playing basketball on two continents, Maya Moore has very little time to properly nest. OK, well, there’s now. But how can she be expected to go all HGTV on her place in west Atlanta with both the men’s and women’s NCAA tournaments demanding so much attention? 532 more words

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"Women’s N.C.A.A. Tournament Is No Place for Underdogs to Thrive" - Jonathan Czupryn - New York Times

Although the tournament committee appropriately rewards the country’s best teams with the best seeds, its final rulings on the bottom-tier squads resemble more of a death sentence than anything else. 43 more words

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What Did We Learn Today? For Friday, March 20th

Ain’t no party like a Friday party! Woo!

It’s time to take one last look at what we learned today for the week. The fine folks at… 146 more words

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