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FOX News
Victims of the Kenya mall attackThe attack on the upscale Westgate Mall in Kenya's capital has killed 68 people
Victims of the Kenya mall attack
FOX News / Posted 15 hours ago
The attack on the upscale Westgate Mall in Kenya's capital has killed 68 people and wounded at least 175. The dead include Africans, Europeans, Asians and North Americans. Here are details about some of the victims. President Uhuru Kenyatta's... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Harare Hosts ACBF Silver JubileeALL is set for the African Capacity Building Foundation Silver Jubilee celebrat
Harare Hosts ACBF Silver Jubilee
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
ALL is set for the African Capacity Building Foundation Silver Jubilee celebrations that start in Harare today where at least 300 delegates from all the 54 countries on the continent, European and American representatives are expected to... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Baltimore Museum of Art appoints Christopher Bedford as next directorstruggling finances. In addition, Bedford was selected by the U.S. State Depar
Baltimore Museum of Art appoints Christopher Bedford as next director
Baltimore Sun / Posted yesterday
struggling finances. In addition, Bedford was selected by the U.S. State Department's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs to commission the artist and works that will represent the U.S. at the 2017 Venice Biennale, the world's most... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Philly Political Consultant William Miller, IV DiesDepartment. In 1983 he was the political and field director for W. Wilson Goode
Philly Political Consultant William Miller, IV Dies
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 2 days ago
Department. In 1983 he was the political and field director for W. Wilson Goode, helping him become Philadelphia’s first African-American mayor. Miller was also the co-founder of former Pennsylvania Governor Robert P. Casey’s Advisory Commission... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Residents raise race as factor in Flint water crisisRace cannot be ignored as a factor in the Flint water crisis, resident after re
Residents raise race as factor in Flint water crisis
Detroit Free Press / Posted 5 days ago
Race cannot be ignored as a factor in the Flint water crisis, resident after resident told the state's civil rights commission investigating the lead-tainted water supply crisis. On Thursday afternoon, Michigan Civil Rights Commission held its first... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
DeKalb School District 428 staff begin diversity training offered by NIUteachable moment in the community that we squandered away,” said Ellingsworth W
DeKalb School District 428 staff begin diversity training offered by NIU
Daily Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
teachable moment in the community that we squandered away,” said Ellingsworth Webb, a member of the DeKalb Human Relations Commission, at a recent commission meeting. “We should have went back, had conversation with parents, with students, about... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
South Sudanese Leaders Block Peace Progress to Form Transitional GovtThe United States Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson with Bureau o
South Sudanese Leaders Block Peace Progress to Form Transitional Govt
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
The United States Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson with Bureau of Public Affairs John Kirby announced that the Government of South Sudan and the Sudan People's Liberation Movement -SPLM/A-IO (IO) have blocked the peace progress despite... Read more
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The Columbian
Auditor Funds Well-Spentof government agencies, and success stories are easy to find: • Just last week
Auditor Funds Well-Spent
The Columbian / Posted 8 days ago
of government agencies, and success stories are easy to find: • Just last week, an audit revealed that the Washington Commission on African American Affairs diverted more than $250,000 to a former member’s nonprofit organization. “About... Read more
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Island Packet
FCC’s Mignon Clyburn works to bridge America’s digital divideAmong the Washington lawyers, analysts and lobbyists who make up the five-membe
FCC’s Mignon Clyburn works to bridge America’s digital divide
Island Packet / Posted 10 days ago
Among the Washington lawyers, analysts and lobbyists who make up the five-member Federal Communications Commission, a former South Carolina public utilities regulator stands out. Before Charleston, South Carolina, native Mignon Clyburn joined the... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Ethics complaint filed against Circuit Court judge candidatecontext of judicial elections for the circuit courts, which remain, despite app
Ethics complaint filed against Circuit Court judge candidate
Baltimore Sun / Posted 12 days ago
context of judicial elections for the circuit courts, which remain, despite appellants assertions to the contrary, partisan affairs," she continued. So Jarashow's grievance is heavily based upon the code of ethics from Barber's current office in... Read more
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The Columbian
Jim Camden: ‘Ecolawns,’ bees — Capitol developing into green keeperbees are likely to provide an endless supply of puns about how everyone is buzz
Jim Camden: ‘Ecolawns,’ bees — Capitol developing into green keeper
The Columbian / Posted 13 days ago
bees are likely to provide an endless supply of puns about how everyone is buzzing over what a honey of an idea this is. Commission misused funds A Washington commission on minority affairs improperly funneled some $258,000 into a former... Read more
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Marshall Independent
Excerpts from recent Minnesota editorialsbarrier was significant. A three-year grant from the Mellon Foundation will mak
Excerpts from recent Minnesota editorials
Marshall Independent / Posted 15 days ago
barrier was significant. A three-year grant from the Mellon Foundation will make it possible both to lower prices and to commission works that look at topics that will be distinctly different from mainstream, main-stage productions like "Harvey,"... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
USAID and the Famine in Ethiopia - What Does Gayle E. Smith Have to Say?16, 2016, and the response I received from T.C. Cooper, Assistant Administrator
USAID and the Famine in Ethiopia - What Does Gayle E. Smith Have to Say?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
16, 2016, and the response I received from T.C. Cooper, Assistant Administrator, USAID Bureau for Legislative and Public Affairs dated April 7, 2016. My letter questions recent statements made by Ms. Smith regarding the famine in Ethiopia and... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Coco levy ‘biggest joke to hit century’laborers and slippered farmers, who felt embarrassed going to his air-condition
Coco levy ‘biggest joke to hit century’
Inquirier.net / Posted 16 days ago
laborers and slippered farmers, who felt embarrassed going to his air-conditioned law office, seeing all those Spanish and American associates. And so he quit. A turning point was when he took up the celebrated “Whitecliff” land-grabbing case,... Read more
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The Seattle Times
African-American commission misspent money for years, state audit findsWashington’s Commission on African American Affairs diverted public money for a
African-American commission misspent money for years, state audit finds
The Seattle Times / Posted 19 days ago
Washington’s Commission on African American Affairs diverted public money for about six years to a nonprofit organization that spent much of it in ways considered inappropriate, according to a state audit released Thursday. The audit report says the... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
State audit shows public money inappropriately diverted to nonprofit organizationSEATTLE (AP) — A state audit shows Washington’s Commission on African American
State audit shows public money inappropriately diverted to nonprofit organization
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 19 days ago
SEATTLE (AP) — A state audit shows Washington’s Commission on African American Affairs diverted public money for about six years to a nonprofit organization that spent much of it in ways considered inappropriate. The audit, released Thursday, says a... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Audit: African American commission spent money improperlySEATTLE — Washington's Commission on African American Affairs diverted public m
Audit: African American commission spent money improperly
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 19 days ago
SEATTLE — Washington's Commission on African American Affairs diverted public money for about six years to a nonprofit organization that spent much of it in ways considered inappropriate, according to a state audit released Thursday. The audit... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Audit: African American commission spent money improperlySEATTLE — Washington's Commission on African American Affairs diverted public m
Audit: African American commission spent money improperly
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 19 days ago
SEATTLE — Washington's Commission on African American Affairs diverted public money for about six years to a nonprofit organization that spent much of it in ways considered inappropriate, according to a state audit released Thursday. The audit... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Audit: African American commission spent money improperlySEATTLE — Washington's Commission on African American Affairs diverted public m
Audit: African American commission spent money improperly
KING5 Seattle / Posted 19 days ago
SEATTLE — Washington's Commission on African American Affairs diverted public money for about six years to a nonprofit organization that spent much of it in ways considered inappropriate, according to a state audit released Thursday. The audit... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
African American commission spent money improperly for yearsA state audit shows Washington's Commission on African American Affairs diverte
African American commission spent money improperly for years
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 19 days ago
A state audit shows Washington's Commission on African American Affairs diverted public money for about six years to a nonprofit organization that spent much of it in ways considered inappropriate. The audit, released Thursday, says a former... Read more
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The Columbian
African American commission spent money improperly for yearsSEATTLE — Washington’s Commission on African American Affairs diverted public m
African American commission spent money improperly for years
The Columbian / Posted 19 days ago
SEATTLE — Washington’s Commission on African American Affairs diverted public money for about six years to a nonprofit organization that spent much of it in ways considered inappropriate, according to a state audit released Thursday. The audit... Read more
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FOX News
UN sex-abuse scandal: rising congressional outrage, and more revelationsby U.N. and non-U.N. international military forces had been discovered during r
UN sex-abuse scandal: rising congressional outrage, and more revelations
FOX News / Posted 19 days ago
by U.N. and non-U.N. international military forces had been discovered during recent U.N. investigations in the Central African Republic, but were being downplayed in what the group AIDS-Free World called “exercises in evasion.” AIDS-Free... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
African American commission spent money improperly for yearsBy Walker Orenstein, The Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) - A state audit shows W
African American commission spent money improperly for years
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 19 days ago
By Walker Orenstein, The Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) - A state audit shows Washington's Commission on African American Affairs diverted public money for about six years to a nonprofit organization that spent much of it in ways considered... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
'Happy Equal Pay Day,' said no woman evermake. "You can’t negotiate your way out of discrimination,” says Lisa Maatz, v
'Happy Equal Pay Day,' said no woman ever
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 21 days ago
make. "You can’t negotiate your way out of discrimination,” says Lisa Maatz, vice president of government relations at the American Association of University Women, a “one-stop shop" for gender equality. And, she notes, April 12 — or $0.79 — is the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Democratic Resilience Amid Global TurmoilIn a time of global turmoil, democratic resilience has assumed enhanced importa
Democratic Resilience Amid Global Turmoil
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
In a time of global turmoil, democratic resilience has assumed enhanced importance. Africans have suffered disproportionately from terrorist attacks and millions have sought refuge away from their homes. Although many of their countries have... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
'Happy Equal Pay Day,' said no woman evermake. "You can’t negotiate your way out of discrimination,” says Lisa Maatz, v
'Happy Equal Pay Day,' said no woman ever
The Arizona Republic / Posted 21 days ago
make. "You can’t negotiate your way out of discrimination,” says Lisa Maatz, vice president of government relations at the American Association of University Women, a “one-stop shop" for gender equality. And, she notes, April 12 — or $0.79 — is the... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
'Happy Equal Pay Day,' said no woman evermake. "You can’t negotiate your way out of discrimination,” says Lisa Maatz, v
'Happy Equal Pay Day,' said no woman ever
KING5 Seattle / Posted 21 days ago
make. "You can’t negotiate your way out of discrimination,” says Lisa Maatz, vice president of government relations at the American Association of University Women, a “one-stop shop" for gender equality. And, she notes, April 12 — or $0.79 — is the... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
'Happy Equal Pay Day,' said no woman evermake. "You can’t negotiate your way out of discrimination,” says Lisa Maatz, v
'Happy Equal Pay Day,' said no woman ever
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 21 days ago
make. "You can’t negotiate your way out of discrimination,” says Lisa Maatz, vice president of government relations at the American Association of University Women, a “one-stop shop" for gender equality. And, she notes, April 12 — or $0.79 — is the... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
'Happy Equal Pay Day,' said no woman evermake. "You can’t negotiate your way out of discrimination,” says Lisa Maatz, v
'Happy Equal Pay Day,' said no woman ever
Detroit Free Press / Posted 21 days ago
make. "You can’t negotiate your way out of discrimination,” says Lisa Maatz, vice president of government relations at the American Association of University Women, a “one-stop shop" for gender equality. And, she notes, April 12 — or $0.79 — is the... Read more
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Daily Journal
'Happy Equal Pay Day,' said no woman evermake. "You can’t negotiate your way out of discrimination,” says Lisa Maatz, v
'Happy Equal Pay Day,' said no woman ever
Daily Journal / Posted 21 days ago
make. "You can’t negotiate your way out of discrimination,” says Lisa Maatz, vice president of government relations at the American Association of University Women, a “one-stop shop" for gender equality. And, she notes, April 12 — or $0.79 — is the... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
'Happy Equal Pay Day,' said no woman evermake. "You can’t negotiate your way out of discrimination,” says Lisa Maatz, v
'Happy Equal Pay Day,' said no woman ever
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 21 days ago
make. "You can’t negotiate your way out of discrimination,” says Lisa Maatz, vice president of government relations at the American Association of University Women, a “one-stop shop" for gender equality. And, she notes, April 12 — or $0.79 — is the... Read more
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Daily Record
'Happy Equal Pay Day,' said no woman evermake. "You can’t negotiate your way out of discrimination,” says Lisa Maatz, v
'Happy Equal Pay Day,' said no woman ever
Daily Record / Posted 21 days ago
make. "You can’t negotiate your way out of discrimination,” says Lisa Maatz, vice president of government relations at the American Association of University Women, a “one-stop shop" for gender equality. And, she notes, April 12 — or $0.79 — is the... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
'Happy Equal Pay Day,' said no woman evermake. "You can’t negotiate your way out of discrimination,” says Lisa Maatz, v
'Happy Equal Pay Day,' said no woman ever
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
make. "You can’t negotiate your way out of discrimination,” says Lisa Maatz, vice president of government relations at the American Association of University Women, a “one-stop shop" for gender equality. And, she notes, April 12 — or $0.79 — is the... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
'Happy Equal Pay Day,' said no person ever"You can’t negotiate your way out of discrimination,” says Lisa Maatz, vice pre
'Happy Equal Pay Day,' said no person ever
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 21 days ago
"You can’t negotiate your way out of discrimination,” says Lisa Maatz, vice president of government relations at the American Association of University Women, a “one-stop shop" for gender equality. And, she notes, April 12 — or $0.79 — is the... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
'Happy Equal Pay Day,' said no woman evermake. "You can’t negotiate your way out of discrimination,” says Lisa Maatz, v
'Happy Equal Pay Day,' said no woman ever
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 21 days ago
make. "You can’t negotiate your way out of discrimination,” says Lisa Maatz, vice president of government relations at the American Association of University Women, a “one-stop shop" for gender equality. And, she notes, April 12 — or $0.79 — is the... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
'Happy Equal Pay Day,' said no woman evermake. "You can’t negotiate your way out of discrimination,” says Lisa Maatz, v
'Happy Equal Pay Day,' said no woman ever
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 21 days ago
make. "You can’t negotiate your way out of discrimination,” says Lisa Maatz, vice president of government relations at the American Association of University Women, a “one-stop shop" for gender equality. And, she notes, April 12 — or $0.79 — is the... Read more
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KTVB Boise
'Happy Equal Pay Day,' said no woman evermake. "You can’t negotiate your way out of discrimination,” says Lisa Maatz, v
'Happy Equal Pay Day,' said no woman ever
KTVB Boise / Posted 21 days ago
make. "You can’t negotiate your way out of discrimination,” says Lisa Maatz, vice president of government relations at the American Association of University Women, a “one-stop shop" for gender equality. And, she notes, April 12 — or $0.79 — is the... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
'Happy Equal Pay Day,' said no woman evermake. "You can’t negotiate your way out of discrimination,” says Lisa Maatz, v
'Happy Equal Pay Day,' said no woman ever
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 21 days ago
make. "You can’t negotiate your way out of discrimination,” says Lisa Maatz, vice president of government relations at the American Association of University Women, a “one-stop shop" for gender equality. And, she notes, April 12 — or $0.79 — is the... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
'Happy Equal Pay Day,' said no woman evermake. "You can’t negotiate your way out of discrimination,” says Lisa Maatz, v
'Happy Equal Pay Day,' said no woman ever
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 21 days ago
make. "You can’t negotiate your way out of discrimination,” says Lisa Maatz, vice president of government relations at the American Association of University Women, a “one-stop shop" for gender equality. And, she notes, April 12 — or $0.79 — is the... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
'Happy Equal Pay Day,' said no woman evermake. "You can’t negotiate your way out of discrimination,” says Lisa Maatz, v
'Happy Equal Pay Day,' said no woman ever
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 21 days ago
make. "You can’t negotiate your way out of discrimination,” says Lisa Maatz, vice president of government relations at the American Association of University Women, a “one-stop shop" for gender equality. And, she notes, April 12 — or $0.79 — is the... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
'Happy Equal Pay Day,' said no woman evermake. "You can’t negotiate your way out of discrimination,” says Lisa Maatz, v
'Happy Equal Pay Day,' said no woman ever
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 21 days ago
make. "You can’t negotiate your way out of discrimination,” says Lisa Maatz, vice president of government relations at the American Association of University Women, a “one-stop shop" for gender equality. And, she notes, April 12 — or $0.79 — is the... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
'Happy Equal Pay Day,' said no woman evermake. "You can’t negotiate your way out of discrimination,” says Lisa Maatz, v
'Happy Equal Pay Day,' said no woman ever
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 21 days ago
make. "You can’t negotiate your way out of discrimination,” says Lisa Maatz, vice president of government relations at the American Association of University Women, a “one-stop shop" for gender equality. And, she notes, April 12 — or $0.79 — is the... Read more
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11 News Houston
'Happy Equal Pay Day,' said no woman evermake. "You can’t negotiate your way out of discrimination,” says Lisa Maatz, v
'Happy Equal Pay Day,' said no woman ever
11 News Houston / Posted 21 days ago
make. "You can’t negotiate your way out of discrimination,” says Lisa Maatz, vice president of government relations at the American Association of University Women, a “one-stop shop" for gender equality. And, she notes, April 12 — or $0.79 — is the... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
'Happy Equal Pay Day,' said no woman evermake. "You can’t negotiate your way out of discrimination,” says Lisa Maatz, v
'Happy Equal Pay Day,' said no woman ever
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 21 days ago
make. "You can’t negotiate your way out of discrimination,” says Lisa Maatz, vice president of government relations at the American Association of University Women, a “one-stop shop" for gender equality. And, she notes, April 12 — or $0.79 — is the... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
'Happy Equal Pay Day,' said no woman evermake. "You can’t negotiate your way out of discrimination,” says Lisa Maatz, v
'Happy Equal Pay Day,' said no woman ever
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 21 days ago
make. "You can’t negotiate your way out of discrimination,” says Lisa Maatz, vice president of government relations at the American Association of University Women, a “one-stop shop" for gender equality. And, she notes, April 12 — or $0.79 — is the... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
'Happy Equal Pay Day,' said no woman evermake. "You can’t negotiate your way out of discrimination,” says Lisa Maatz, v
'Happy Equal Pay Day,' said no woman ever
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 21 days ago
make. "You can’t negotiate your way out of discrimination,” says Lisa Maatz, vice president of government relations at the American Association of University Women, a “one-stop shop" for gender equality. And, she notes, April 12 — or $0.79 — is the... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
'Happy Equal Pay Day,' said no woman evermake. "You can’t negotiate your way out of discrimination,” says Lisa Maatz, v
'Happy Equal Pay Day,' said no woman ever
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 21 days ago
make. "You can’t negotiate your way out of discrimination,” says Lisa Maatz, vice president of government relations at the American Association of University Women, a “one-stop shop" for gender equality. And, she notes, April 12 — or $0.79 — is the... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
'Happy Equal Pay Day,' said no woman evermake. "You can’t negotiate your way out of discrimination,” says Lisa Maatz, v
'Happy Equal Pay Day,' said no woman ever
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 21 days ago
make. "You can’t negotiate your way out of discrimination,” says Lisa Maatz, vice president of government relations at the American Association of University Women, a “one-stop shop" for gender equality. And, she notes, April 12 — or $0.79 — is the... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
'Happy Equal Pay Day,' said no woman evermake. "You can’t negotiate your way out of discrimination,” says Lisa Maatz, v
'Happy Equal Pay Day,' said no woman ever
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 22 days ago
make. "You can’t negotiate your way out of discrimination,” says Lisa Maatz, vice president of government relations at the American Association of University Women, a “one-stop shop" for gender equality. And, she notes, April 12 — or $0.79 — is the... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
'Happy Equal Pay Day,' said no woman evermake. "You can’t negotiate your way out of discrimination,” says Lisa Maatz, v
'Happy Equal Pay Day,' said no woman ever
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 22 days ago
make. "You can’t negotiate your way out of discrimination,” says Lisa Maatz, vice president of government relations at the American Association of University Women, a “one-stop shop" for gender equality. And, she notes, April 12 — or $0.79 — is the... Read more
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