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How Glory Edim's Online Book Club Provides Community For ‘Invisible’ Black Women
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produced by Public Broadcasting Service; interview by Jeffrey Brown, 1956- (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2019), 7 mins
Glory Edim is the founder of Well-Read Black Girl, a book club that has transformed into an online community and literary festival, all celebrating voices that otherwise might not be heard. She talks with Jeffrey Brown about her original goal of making new friends, seeing herself in literature and creating communi...
produced by Public Broadcasting Service; interview by Jeffrey Brown, 1956- (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2019), 7 mins
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PBS NewsHour, How This Philanthropist Hopes To Boost Mid-Career Women Artists
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produced by Public Broadcasting Service; interview by Jeffrey Brown, in PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2020), 6 mins
The work of women artists makes up only 3 to 5 percent of major museums' permanent collections in the U.S. and Europe. Many of these artists struggle financially -- but Susan Unterberg is trying to change that. For decades, the artist has supported her female peers as an anonymous benefactor. Jeffrey Brown sits do...
produced by Public Broadcasting Service; interview by Jeffrey Brown, in PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2020), 6 mins
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Colorado Project Teaches Job, Life Skills to Help Women Combat Poverty, December 17, 2008
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presented by Ray Suarez, 1946-; produced by Public Broadcasting Service (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2008), 8 mins
Armed with $500 worth of beans, two women founded a non-profit group in Denver to empower impoverished women by teaching them workplace skills and providing jobs to the chronically homeless and unemployed.
presented by Ray Suarez, 1946-; produced by Public Broadcasting Service (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2008), 8 mins
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How Muslim women’s fashion is shaping conversation around creativity and power
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produced by NewsHour Productions (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2019), 5 mins
What’s long been referred to as the “modest” fashion of Muslim women has grown into a major industry generating hundreds of billions of dollars annually. The first U.S. museum exhibit highlighting Islamic culture within the context of fashion opened in San Francisco’s de Young museum in 2018. Jeffrey Brown...
produced by NewsHour Productions (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2019), 5 mins
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Melinda Gates on her foundation's work and the need to 'lift up women' worldwide
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produced by Public Broadcasting Service; interview by Judy Woodruff, 1946- (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2019), 7 mins
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is the world's largest private philanthropic organization, with an endowment of $50 billion. Melinda Gates plays a huge role in shaping its work, and her new book, The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World, chronicles some of the inspiring men and women she ha...
produced by Public Broadcasting Service; interview by Judy Woodruff, 1946- (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2019), 7 mins
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Memphis Midwives Work to Address Racial Disparities in Care
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produced by NewsHour Productions (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2018), 10 mins
More women in America die from pregnancy-related complications than in any other developed country in the world, and black women are most affected. NewsHour Weekend’s Ivette Feliciano reports on one clinic in Memphis, Tennessee, where midwives are working to facilitate better outcomes by bringing holistic care t...
produced by NewsHour Productions (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2018), 10 mins
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Soccer Star Megan Rapinoe On Living In A World Created By Men
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(NewsHour Productions), 6 mins
Megan Rapinoe is best known for her successful soccer career, leading the U.S. women's national team to two World Cup championships and an Olympic gold medal. She's also known for her fierce advocacy for social justice. Judy Woodruff recently spoke with Rapinoe about her career, causes and new book, "One Life."
(NewsHour Productions), 6 mins
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