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Serena’s Time To Shine

Seemingly snogging Drake, covering New York Times Magazine and going for her first full Grand Slam (+ Steffi Graf’s record) - it’s all kicking off for the world’s greatest female athlete.

Serena Williams: When I'm On the Tennis Court, I'm Playing for Me

Tennis legend Serena Williams gets her close up on the cover of The New York Times Magazine‘s latest issue. Here’s what the 33-year-old athlete had to share with the mag: On why she plays the sport: “I play for me, but I also play and represent something much greater than me. I embrace that. I [...]

She resolved that before the disease stole her mind, she would kill herself

When Sandy Bem found out she had Alzheimer’s, she decided that before the disease stole her mind, she would kill herself. I recently reread - The Last Day of Her Life in the New York Times Magazine online. This is a fascinating article that I wanted to bring to your attention; and if possible, get your reaction. Show More Summary

Here's Bernie Sanders' Response To A Question About Hillary Clinton's Hair

2 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) isn't going to comment on Hillary Clinton's (D) hair. On Monday, T he New York Times Magazine published an interview with the Democratic presidential nominee, where he was asked to weigh in on hashtags, Donald...Show More Summary

Obama Calls on Congress to Restore Voting Rights Act

2 weeks agoNews : Vice News

President Barack Obama has penned an open letter in The New York Times Magazine calling on federal lawmakers to restore the Voting Rights Act amid a "concentrated effort to undermine this historic law and turn back the clock on its progress."...Show More Summary

Morning Video: Why Schools Like Ferguson Resegregated So Completely

From last night's PBS NewsHour: "Since 1988, American schools have grown more segregated. Jeffrey Brown talks to New York Times Magazine writer Nikole Hannah-Jones -- who recently wrote about school segregation in Ferguson, Missouri -- and Sheryll Cashin of Georgetown University Law Center."

On the 50 Year History to Crush the Voting Rights Act

On this day of remembering the Voting Rights Act (VRA), I cannot recommend highly enough Jim Rutenberg's article in the New York Times Magazine, which tracks the 50 year history of conservative racists' efforts to undo the VRA. Central...Show More Summary

“Slim turnout expected in next month’s NC primaries”

Charlotte Observer: To mark the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act, Sunday’s New York Times Magazine made North Carolina the focus for a sweeping cover story on the 1965 law and the struggle both to create it and preserve … Continue reading ?

Voter Suppression Laws Won’t Work For Long

4 weeks agoNews : Newsweek: US

The New York Times Magazine cover story, “A Dream Undone,” on August 2 chronicles the history of recent successful efforts to undermine the Voting Rights Act. The passage of state measures which effectively restrict voting for some groups...Show More Summary

Recalling Coffman's Proposal for English-Only Ballots, as the Voting Rights Act Turns 50

Over the weekend, I enjoyed reading Jim Rutenberg's piece in the New York Times magazine on how conservatives have methodically dismantled the Voting Rights Act, which turns 50 on Thursday, culminating in the U.S. Supreme Court's 2013 decision gutting major provisions of the law. Show More Summary

In Huge NYT Mag Cover Story, Jim Rutenberg Sees New Jim Crow in North Carolina, Smears Reagan as Racist

The New York Times Magazine cover story by political correspondent Jim Rutenberg, "A Dream Undone -- Inside the 50-year campaign to roll back the Voting Rights Act," is a 10-part, 10,000-word doorstop (issued with the baleful threatShow More Summary

The Puppetmaster has arrived

4 weeks agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

Now that Art Pope has made the New York Times Magazine, we can all say "I knew him way back when he just another retail slumlord dedicated to preserving his low-income customer base." Be sure to read the article, wherein Mr. Pope is featured as one of the four most effective oligarchs when it comes to voter suppression. Congratulations, Mr. Pope. You've arrived.

A MUTED HALLELUJAH FOR THE NEW YORK TIMES MAGAZINE: The Gray Lady doesn’t get all of her facts cor…

A MUTED HALLELUJAH FOR THE NEW YORK TIMES MAGAZINE: The Gray Lady doesn’t get all of her facts correct, Dexter Van Zile of CAMERA writes, but “By running a 5,000-plus word piece about the murder and enslavement of Christians by ISIS, the New York Times Magazine has given bien pensants in the United States permission […]

A Muted Hallelujah for the New York Times Magazine

The magazine acknowledges the problem but gets the facts wrong.

Voting Rights and Wrongs

There’s a long New York Times Magazine article that was posted this morning, purporting to tell the story of “a largely Republican countermovement of ideologues and partisan operatives who, from the moment the Voting Rights Act became...Show More Summary

NYT Provides Rare Look Inside Christian Communities Decimated by ISIS in Middle East

A 7,000-word New York Times Magazine cover story by Eliza Griswold, "The Shadow of Death," is an all-too-rare look from a major media outlet at the decimation of Christianity in the place of its birth, the Middle East, at the hands of radical Islamist groups like ISIS. Show More Summary

Pornosophy: The New York Times Magazine Then and Now

Young men growing up in the '60s read The New York Times Magazine for the lingerie ads. It was their initiation into the secret world of the other, the female, whose divine mysteries might already have been revealed to them in Irving Klaw's photography which was the subject of the 2005 film, The Notorious Bettie Page. Show More Summary

Eleven Things that Caught My Eye Today (July 23, 2015)

1. From the New York Times Magazine: Is This the End of Christianity in the Middle East? 2. The Little Sisters of the Poor are appealing to the Supreme Court for their religious freedom again. 3. The Department of Justice plans to investigate … the group investigating Planned Parenthood. 4. Show More Summary

Rolling Out Hillary Clinton, a Candidate Many Already Know

Mark Leibovich, the chief national correspondent for The New York Times Magazine, looks at the meticulously managed rollout of Hillary Rodham Clinton, a candidate whom voters think they know already.

Privilege Checked

“First Words,” the New York Times Magazine‘s weekly language column, may be its best recurring front-of-book feature. This week, Parul Sehgal considers “privilege.” Crucially, she hits on how, as “the shine has come off this hardy, once-­helpful word,” it has, through no fault of its own, become the single most effective derailing tool in online […]

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