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Opinion: The crisis of gender inequality among African Americans runs deep

April 15, 2012

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Published: Sunday, April 15, 2012, 6:00 AMBy Times of Trenton guest opinion column AP/Courtesy of Du Bois familyThis is a copy of an undated photo of the DuBois family showing W.E.B. DuBois, center, with his wife, Shirley Graham DuBois, left, stepson David DuBois, and daughter, Yolanda DuBois. The photo was published in the 1978 book […]

The future of sexual harassment

March 11, 2012

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We’ve come a long way in our attitudes about sex and the office — but not far enough. An expert explains Saturday, Mar 10, 2012 A detail from the cover of “Sex and the Office: A History of Gender, Power, and Desire” These days, it’s impossible to discuss sex in the office without immediately thinking […]

The Rise of Intermarriage

February 18, 2012

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Rates, Characteristics Vary by Race and Gender by Wendy Wang Executive Summary This report analyzes the demographic and economic characteristics of newlyweds who marry spouses of a different race or ethnicity, and compares the traits of those who “marry out” with those who “marry in.” The newlywed pairs are grouped by the race and ethnicity […]

The assumptions behind the ‘black marriage crisis’

January 27, 2012

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It’s cast as a crisis for the African American community, but the subtext is that women should settle down – and settle for less Tamara Winfrey Harris guardian.co.uk, Friday 27 January Twenty years ago, just after college, I attended a birthday party for a friend. In the kitchen, standing round the drinks, a handsome guy […]

The assumptions behind the ‘black marriage crisis’

January 27, 2012

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It’s cast as a crisis for the African American community, but the subtext is that women should settle down – and settle for less Tamara Winfrey Harris guardian.co.uk, Friday 27 January Twenty years ago, just after college, I attended a birthday party for a friend. In the kitchen, standing round the drinks, a handsome guy […]