(This piece originally appeared on VSB on Oct. 8, 2015.)
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Marilyn Mosby is fighting new battles. She’s used to that. The Baltimore prosecutor—an African-American woman, putting her among the 1 percent of all elected prosecutors in the nation who are women of color—made a name for herself by doing what shouldn’t have been considered remarkable: prosecuting six police officers…
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Denise Young Smith, Apple’s vice president of inclusion and diversity, sent out an apology to her team Saturday after being dragged for comments she made on diversity at a conference in Bogota, Colombia, last week.
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One of the first faces of sexual harassment in the workplace (you’re welcome, white women), Anita Hill, now a professor of social policy, law and women’s studies at Brandeis University, has spoken out in light of this week’s unfolding Harvey Weinstein scandal, wherein dozens of women have come forward to say that the…
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