The Party Chairman and the Priest

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A week in the White House

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The Waterbury Derby

Derby is a sport, a test of strategic skill and strength, nothing more. It has its own culture, but defies those who have never stepped inside Roller Magic to define its players. Derby breaks down the boxes women conform to, of athletic girl or high-heeled weakling, aggressive or motherly, strong or petite. For derby girls, an “or” is a limit. Perhaps, its players consider derby feminist because the sport refuses to impose any limitations on women — their image, their dreams, or their ability to knock each other down and sell cupcakes to fundraise.

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Examining the 80 percent

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I am (nasty) woman, hear me roar

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Black Lives Matter New Haven urges local action

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Lend me your ears

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Speaking Out

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Robert Lane: The Timid Rebel

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Meet Me at Baker Street

“Most people think Sherlock Holmes is real. About 60 percent. And we can’t tell them no,” says Carmen, a Victorian maid at 221B Baker St. “So if someone asks, ‘Does he live here?’ I tend to say yes. Because if you tell them, it’s like breaking their heart.” At the Sherlock Holmes Museum in London, […]

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What Would James Franco Do? On Learning, Teaching, Acting — and North Korea

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