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College can be hard on your mental health. Here are 7 ways to cope.

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In our Back to School series, Mashable tackles the big issues students face, from mental health to representation to respectful communication. Because returning to the classroom is about more than buying school supplies. 


People may joke about the carefree lives of college students, but the unique stress of succeeding in higher education is real. Between managing course work, finding a circle of supportive friends, figuring out your identity as a young adult, and paying for the privilege…

5 tweets for Black Women’s Equal Pay Day that will inspire you to fight for equality

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Today is Black Women’s Equal Pay Day, which marks the occasion when black women finally earn as much as white men do in a single calendar year. Twitter recognized the occasion with the hashtags #BlackWomensEqualPay and #BlackWomenCantWait, which spread awareness of the pay gap. 

Research shows that black women who are employed in full-time, year-round positions make 61 cents for every dollar that white, non-Hispanic men earn. Since we are nearly nine months into 2019, that means it’s taken…

5 tweets for Black Women’s Equal Pay Day that will inspire you to fight for equality

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Today is Black Women’s Equal Pay Day, which marks the occasion when black women finally earn as much as white men do in a single calendar year. Twitter recognized the occasion with the hashtags #BlackWomensEqualPay and #BlackWomenCantWait, which spread awareness of the pay gap. 

Research shows that black women who are employed in full-time, year-round positions make 61 cents for every dollar that white, non-Hispanic men earn. Since we are nearly nine months into 2019, that means it’s taken…

5 tweets for Black Women’s Equal Pay Day that will inspire you to fight for equality

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Today is Black Women’s Equal Pay Day, which marks the occasion when black women finally earn as much as white men do in a single calendar year. Twitter recognized the occasion with the hashtags #BlackWomensEqualPay and #BlackWomenCantWait, which spread awareness of the pay gap. 

Research shows that black women who are employed in full-time, year-round positions make 61 cents for every dollar that white, non-Hispanic men earn. Since we are nearly nine months into 2019, that means it’s taken…

5 tweets for Black Women’s Equal Pay Day that will inspire you to fight for equality

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Today is Black Women’s Equal Pay Day, which marks the occasion when black women finally earn as much as white men do in a single calendar year. Twitter recognized the occasion with the hashtags #BlackWomensEqualPay and #BlackWomenCantWait, which spread awareness of the pay gap. 

Research shows that black women who are employed in full-time, year-round positions make 61 cents for every dollar that white, non-Hispanic men earn. Since we are nearly nine months into 2019, that means it’s taken…

Colin Kaepernick brings together celebrities and activists in powerful video about rights

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Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback turned social justice activist Colin Kaepernick unites heavy hitters like Dr. Angela Davis, actress and activist Yara Shahidi, transgender actor Indya Moore, and others in an impactful video highlighting Kaepernick’s Know Your Rights Camp, which he started in 2016.

The camp empowers black and brown youth communities across the United States by teaching them their rights when interacting with law enforcement as well as providing opportunities to…

5 ways parents can teach kids to combat bullying

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In our Back to School series, Mashable tackles the big issues students face, from mental health to representation to respectful communication. Because returning to the classroom is about more than buying school supplies. 


As your child heads back to school, it’s important that they learn how to deal with a prevalent problem that extends beyond the classroom: bullying.

Whether they’re experiencing it first-hand or witnessing it from afar, children should understand that it’s not uncommon….

What that viral Twitter battle over CVS and birth control really means for your access

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At first glance, the bitter Twitter battle against CVS over birth control pills this week may have convinced you that the pharmacy giant was blocking access to the contraceptive. But like most Twitter scuffles, it’s complicated.

Here’s what’s really happening. 

CVS Caremark, a CVS subsidiary that works with pharmaceutical companies to set prescription pricing for customers of CVS and other pharmacies, has reduced how much it’ll reimburse retailers that only sell one product. One such online…

What that viral Twitter battle over CVS and birth control really means for your access

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At first glance, the bitter Twitter battle against CVS over birth control pills this week may have convinced you that the pharmacy giant was blocking access to the contraceptive. But like most Twitter scuffles, it’s complicated.

Here’s what’s really happening. 

CVS Caremark, a CVS subsidiary that works with pharmaceutical companies to set prescription pricing for customers of CVS and other pharmacies, has reduced how much it’ll reimburse retailers that only sell one product. One such online…

What that viral Twitter battle over CVS and birth control really means for your access

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At first glance, the bitter Twitter battle against CVS over birth control pills this week may have convinced you that the pharmacy giant was blocking access to the contraceptive. But like most Twitter scuffles, it’s complicated.

Here’s what’s really happening. 

CVS Caremark, a CVS subsidiary that works with pharmaceutical companies to set prescription pricing for customers of CVS and other pharmacies, has reduced how much it’ll reimburse retailers that only sell one product. One such online…