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Stories from Judith Sloan’s Yo Miss!
Teaching Inside the Cultural Divide

Friday, September 27th, 2013
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“Miss, yo Miss, remember me? You came to my fourth grade class…Ya. I’m in high school. Om gone be like 15 in 5 ½ months…”

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Girl Rising Raises Hard Questions, Inspires Action

Friday, March 15th, 2013
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“What if a girl’s life could be more? What if a mother’s hopes could mean something? Each of our stories pivot on a single moment;

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Woman Around Town: Jill Iscol—Her Heart’s on Fire

Wednesday, February 8th, 2012
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Visiting Jill Iscol, in her elegant Fifth Avenue apartment, is an unexpected New York surprise. An educator, activist, foundation director and now author of a new,

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Newseum’s Pictures of the Year Exhibit:
Moments Immortalized in the Camera Lens

Monday, October 10th, 2011
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You just have to live and life will give you pictures.—Henri Cartier-Bresson Among the many attractions at the Newseum on Pennsylvania and 6th Avenue is

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Woman Around Town: Introducing Emily Bergl

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011
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Sitting with Emily Bergl in the Oak Room Supper Club at The Algonquin Hotel where she’ll open September 30, I look around at the tables

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Building a School in Haiti for $25,000

Sunday, December 5th, 2010
by on Living Around

Like so many Americans, John Cancro was torn apart watching the destruction caused by Hurricane Katrina. “I didn’t go there, and it haunted me,” he

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Woman Around Town: Barbara Isenberg—
Runs A Toy Company With A Heart

Sunday, July 4th, 2010
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“ I wanted to have a first friend for my small son to bond with….the image of Christopher Robin dangling Winnie the Pooh danced in

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Tragedy in Haiti—Books that Shed Light

Sunday, January 17th, 2010
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The world’s eyes are now focused on Haiti. As the death toll rises, experts look back on Haiti’s history. Why has this island experienced such

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