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  • Online Child Abuse Complaints Surpass 4 Million In April

    As published in Forbes on May 9, 2020 By Thomas Brewster, Forbes Staff Gable roofed and guarded with neoclassical columns along the porch, the house in the small Kitsap Peninsula city of Poulsbo, Washington, looked like your archetypal American family home. Inside was a Navy man, who lived with his wife and child, and worked…

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  • March 2020 Was The First March Without A School Shooting In US Since 2002

    Tuesday, April 14th 2020, 7:47 PM CDT By: CBS News March 2020 was apparently the first March in nearly two decades without a school shooting in the U.S. Schools across America have been shut down since early March as a prevention measure to slow the spread of coronavirus. Since then, kids of all ages have adjusted to homeschooling and…

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  • Women And The Frontlines Of COVID-19

    As published in Forbes on April 5, 2020. Naomi Cahn Senior Contributor With schools and day care centers closed, there’s increasing concern about the impact on women. Lauren Hall, who is involved in running various Facebook groups with other mothers, told me “it’s clear that most of the women working from home now due to COVID…

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  • A New Covid-19 Crisis: Domestic Abuse Rises Worldwide

    By Amanda Taub As reported by the NY Times on April 6, 2020 Add another public health crisis to the toll of the new coronavirus: Mounting data suggests that domestic abuse is acting like an opportunistic infection, flourishing in the conditions created by the pandemic. There was every reason to believe that the restrictions imposed to…

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  • Stunning photos of black women raise awareness about disparity in birth outcomes

    By Genevieve Shaw Brown As originally published on Good Morning America on February 24, 2020 It was about five years ago when Dallas-Fort Worth photographer Elaine Baca photographed her first birth. Until then, she had been primarily working weddings.”I realized that my best images all along had been the ones that told a deeper story,” Baca told…

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  • This N.J. mom is a champion for children with autism

    Nadine Wright-Arbubakkr, president and founder of Nassan’s Place, a nonprofit in East Orange that helps children and families affected by autism in and around urban communities. The city of Newark gifted her this vacant property on Clinton Avenue that she plans to rebuild for her program.(Barry Carter NJ | Advance Media) As Originally posted on…

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  • Sexual assault claims ‘gagged’ by UK universities

    By Rianna Croxford The Next Episode As published by BBC News on February 12,2020 UK universities are using “gagging” clauses to stop students from going public with complaints of sexual assault, bullying and poor teaching. Students said they felt pressured to sign non-disclosure agreements and one was told she would be expelled if she broke…

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  • Barry Responds to His Inclusion in a Washington Post Article

    An article was published by the Washington Post recently that mentions me as a supporter of Barbara Loe Fisher’s charitable educational organization National Vaccine Information Center (NVIC). Neena Satija, from the Washington Post, reached out to me back in August about the article. Neena and I went back and forth a lot via email over…

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