Voices

5 Ways To Feel A Little More Confident In A Bathing Suit

by Alida Nugent
May 13, 2016 • 2:22 PM ET
It’s bathing suit season which means a few things for me: I’ll be treated to those summer NYC smells of garbage and urine, I’ll buy too many freezer-burned pints of ice cream at bodegas, and I’m going to feel self-conscious in a swimsuit at some...
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Sheryl Sandberg Salutes Single Moms Who "Lean In"

by Sowmya Krishnamurthy
May 9, 2016 • 3:55 PM ET
Sheryl Sandberg has changed the way we speak about women in the workforce with her best-selling book Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead. In doing so, many criticize Facebook's chief operating officer for writing from a...
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Is Facebook Controlling What You See?

by Sowmya Krishnamurthy
May 9, 2016 • 3:11 PM ET
With more than 167 million users in the U.S. alone, Facebook is one of the most powerful platforms in which we view and share news. The company has always maintained an unbiased perspective but a new investigation claims that the social media...
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Muslim Student Called "Isis" In Her High School Yearbook

by Sowmya Krishnamurthy
May 9, 2016 • 3:04 PM ET
Everyone has a bad yearbook story. Maybe your name was spelled incorrectly or the editors forgot to mention that you were president of the French club. In the case of Muslim student Beyan Zehlif, her yearbook identified her as a terrorist. ...
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It's Cinco De Mayo! Here Are 5 Things Not To Do Today

by Jazzi Johnson
May 5, 2016 • 1:09 PM ET
First, let's begin with the fact that Cinco de Mayo is not Mexico's Independence Day. Nope! It's a commemoration day of the Mexican Army's defeat over the intruding French on May 5th, 1862. The Battle of Puebla occurred more than 50 years after...
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President Obama Set To Announce First National LGBT Monument

by John Thrasher
May 4, 2016 • 4:20 PM ET
President Obama could be making a historic decision soon when he potentially names the Stonewall Inn as the first nationally-recognized monument for LGBT people in the United States. If announced, the monument would consist of The Stonewall Inn as...
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