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Fun fact: Despite voting early, I’ve been proudly holding onto my unworn “I Voted, Did You?” wristband for two weeks now, just waiting to wear it on Tuesday, Nov. 6, in solidarity with my fellow voters.

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What does it mean to be a powerful woman? This is the question New York magazine’s Women and Power issue explores, interviewing and profiling some of the world’s most well-known women—and many who wield the power behind the scenes.

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Black Women Equal Pay Day exists because White women only make 80 cents for every dollar a white male worker makes, we are only pulling in 63 cents on that dollar.

The post Eff You, Pay Us: Why EVERYBODY should back Black Womens Equal Pay Day appeared first on theGrio.

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Alicia Garza, one of the legendary co-founders of the Black Lives Matter movement, wants African-Americans to be able to use their political power to spur change in their communities. On Tuesday, Alicia Garza launched a new organization called Black Futures Lab. The organization is designed to help Black people get real action out of politicians and organizations. […]

The post Black Live Matter co-founder Alicia Garza starts new organization to spur Black political power appeared first on theGrio.

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A high school in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn has a new award to add to its trophy case thanks to the debate team earning a national championship win with a "Why Black Lives Matter" speech.

The post Brooklyn high school debate team wins national championship with ‘Why Black Lives Matter’ speech appeared first on theGrio.

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This year's Sydney peace prize, announced by the Sydney Peace Foundation, goes to the Black Lives Matter movement.

The post Black Lives Matter founders to receive Sydney peace prize appeared first on theGrio.

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Patrisse Cullors, Alicia Garza and Opal Tometi, the founders of the Black Lives Matter movement, will be honored at this year's Glamour Women of the Year.

The post Black Lives Matter founders to be honored ‘Women Of The Year’ appeared first on theGrio.

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