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It isn’t very often that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge share family photos of their children, but for Prince William’s birthday (coincidentally on U.S. Father’s Day), the royal couple offered their fans a rare look at Prince George, Princess Charlotte, and Prince Louis with their dad. The kids appear with Prince William, all wearing
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Ahmad Wali’s journey to America was years in the making, but what he remembers most vividly is how time froze when they were in the air. The Afghan-born Wali had finally secured a Special Immigrant Visa, affording him permanent legal residence in the United States, and to reach America, Wali and his family took a
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Juneteenth, a holiday that honors the end of slavery in the United States, has been celebrated by Black Americans for the last 155 years. But this year, nationwide protests following the recent deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and other Black people at the hands of police have sparked an unprecedented interest in
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Ava Benjamin Shorr/Netflix With the new documentary Disclosure, executive producer Laverne Cox, director Sam Feder, and producer Amy Scholder offer a much-needed, in-depth look at the history of transgender representation on-screen. The doc sifts through trans portrayals in film and television, going as far back as 1914’s A Florida Enchantment to as recent as 1999’s
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Five years ago today, Maggie Nichols’ gymnastic coach submitted the first report of doctor Larry Nassar’s sexual abuse of gymnasts to officials at USA Gymnastics. More than 300 women would eventually come forward to accuse Nassar of sexually abusing them under the guise of providing medical treatment during athletic training. The trailer for Athlete A,
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A few years ago, Representative Emilia Sykes, a Democrat who represents the Akron area, was trying to enter the Ohio statehouse in Columbus when one of the guards stopped her. Sykes, who’s Black, showed him her badge, a lapel pin that denoted her status as an elected official. The colleague she was with—white, male—attested to
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Vera AndersonGetty Images Days after arriving in New York City to film The King of Staten Island, Bel Powley was given an insider’s tour of the borough from the king himself, Pete Davidson, who co-wrote and stars in the semi-autobiographical movie. Davidson took the 28-year-old London native to the local mall and movie theater that
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