Chef David Vargas, Owner of Vida Cantina in Portsmouth, NH is hosting a one-time-only event that he created to raise money for foundations supporting immigrant workers and their families. He joined me in studio with Chef Daniel Bojorquez of La Brasa in Somerville to talk about Si Se Puede – Yes We Can Dinner on Sunday, April 2. More
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On Saturday, members of the Ku Klux Klan gathered in Columbia, South Carolina, the state’s capital, to protest the recent decision to take down the Confederate flag that had flown over the State House.
Ryan Bowling was at ComFest, a music and arts festival in Columbus, Ohio with his seven-year-old daughter Zea. Then, a homophobic street preacher approached Zea and her gay pride flag.
After the Girl Scouts of Western Washington received a $100,000 contribution earlier this spring, the office was overjoyed.
In the wake of Vanity Fair’s cover story introducing the world to Caitlyn Jenner, everyone has had an opinion to share. But one opinion, posted by an Oregon man named Terry Coffey, has proven to be widely held, and has been shared over 750,000 times on Facebook.
“I need feminism because I intend on marrying rich and I can’t do that if my wife and I are making .75 cent for every dollar a man makes.”
That was the quote 17-year-old Caitlyn Cannon — a recent graduate of Oak Hills High School in Oak Hills, California — selected for her yearbook.
Over 750 people showed up to pay their respects to a homeless veteran after word of his funeral spread on Facebook. More
Rapper Killer Mike, half of Run the Jewels and a powerful solo artist in his own right, will speak at MIT this Friday, April 24, on race relations in light of recent stories involving policy brutality, the legacy of Ferguson and more. More
Via Pew Research Center
It’s Equal Pay Day in America, an unofficial equal rights holiday that encourages women to fight for payment on par with their male coworkers. Celebrities and everywomen alike have been outspoken on the issue since the National Committee on Pay Equity introduced the movement in 1996. More
Beloved Bostonian Ben Affleck was on television today, but not on the usual channels — he was testifying at a Senate hearing on C-SPAN regarding foreign aid and international diplomacy. But before discussing this serious topic, he managed to drop a bit of a spoiler for the upcoming Batman film while giving a shoutout to a longtime New England senator. More