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Race Without Color by Jared Diamond – Why race based on genetics has little to do with race based on skin color.

21 Pictures That Will Restore Your Faith In Humanity

Inconspicuous Consumption by Virgina Postrel – What does the way you spend say about your race and class?

This blogger has the best analysis of Prometheus I’ve read so far

Pretty Amazing! Seth Godin’s Kickstarter campaign for new book beats $40k goal in 3.5 hrs

Reading Rainbow Returns As A Startup And An iPad App

32 innovation that will change your tomorrow

The lack of diversity on ABC Family’s new ballerina show, “Bunheads.”

Erica Kennedy passed away suddenly. She was a best selling author of Bling and Feminista, inspiring and funny blogger, and prolific freelance writer.

Macy’s and RIF Partner to Raise Funds and Awareness for Children’s Literacy, Consumers Win: (Donate $3 to help provide a book for a child, receive a $10 coupon off an in-store purchase of $50+. Macy’s will donate 100 percent of every $3 to RIF. Ends July 31st.)


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