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Debating Gun Violence: 25 Years since Dunblane

Debating Gun Violence: 25 Years since Dunblane

Twenty-five years ago, the deadliest mass shooting in British history occurred at Dunblane Primary School in Stirling, Scotland. I first learned of the shooting while browsing lists of historical anniversaries, and became intrigued by the fact that the shooting...

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Art can Heal

Art can Heal

The National Arts Policy Roundtable, a program of Americans for the Arts, convenes a select group of artists, philanthropists, and thought leaders annually in lively dialogues that explores how we can create a more vibrant role for arts and culture in 21st century...

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Giving a Girl Her Due: Sacajawea and the Corps of Discovery

Giving a Girl Her Due: Sacajawea and the Corps of Discovery

Sacajawea Statue in Salmon, Idaho. Photo: Creative Commons, 2.0/J. Stephen Conn  In Salmon, Idaho, a statue commemorates a well-known Native American woman: Sacajawea. Born to the Lemhi Shoshone, but raised by the Hidatsa, Sacajawea is known in American history as the...

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Girl Witches: Strong, Fearless, Magical

Girl Witches: Strong, Fearless, Magical

Junior Girls Megan and Josie provide us a glimpse into the many portrayals of girl witches in literature, TV and Movies from around the world, many of whom embody strength, intelligence and bravery in the face of adversity.

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A Girlhood Ago: Commemorating 9/11

A Girlhood Ago: Commemorating 9/11

Now, take a moment, and think of a country losing its innocence. It sounds traumatizing, almost post apocalyptic, but what does America losing its innocence look like?

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Burdens

Burdens

TRIGGER WARNING: The content of this piece contains descriptions of suicidal thoughts. To mark National Suicide Prevention Week (September 5th-11th) and World Suicide Prevention Day on September 10th, I've written about suicidal thoughts in girlhood. While...

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