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New Yorkers, Help Children While Beautifying Your Life this Holiday Season

December 7, 2017

by Heather Robinson

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Happy December! This month, from December 1st until December 25th, Galleria on Third art and framing gallery in Manhattan will donate all proceeds from sales of a selection of framed artwork to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in...

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NYC Activists Gather to Protest Libyan Enslavement of Black Africans

December 4, 2017

by Heather Robinson

Last week in New York City, African-born Americans rallied outside the Libyan Mission of the United Nations to protest enslavement of black Africans taking place in Libya.

The protest’s focus, according to Queens-based human rights...

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What City Singles Should Be Thankful For This Holiday

November 24, 2017

by Heather Robinson

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From The New York Post

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What are New York’s singles thankful for this season?

Are we thankful to live in a city where each new season brings an influx of men and women to this island of strivers and with them new opportunities for...

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The Big Sick: Loving Across the Divide

August 2, 2017

by Heather Robinson

My column in yesterday’s New York Post celebrates cross-cultural love, taking inspiration from this summer’s hit film, “The Big Sick.” Based on a true story, the movie tells the tale of a Pakistani...

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A Good Start for Macron

July 18, 2017

by Heather Robinson

As Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrived in France on Sunday, French President Emmanuel Macron condemned anti-Zionism as anti-Semitism.

In speaking this truth, the French President has joined the ranks of Martin Luther King...

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Trump and France’s Macron: Much in Common?

July 14, 2017

by Heather Robinson

President Donald Trump crossed an ocean this week to spend Bastille Day, France’s celebration of Independence, with the French, including France’s President Emmanuel Macron.

While much has been made of Trump’s remark to France’s first...

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‘Wonder Woman’ Wins by Being Feminist Without Bashing Men

June 10, 2017

by Heather Robinson

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From The New York Post

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Warner Bros.’ “Wonder Woman” continues to break records as the most successful female-led superhero action movie ever — with New York packing theaters along with the rest of the country.

So what, exactly, is...

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A brilliant metaphor?

June 3, 2017

by Heather Robinson

In creating an image of herself holding a replica of President Trump’s decapitated head, Kathy Griffin made something awful. But she also created a brilliant metaphor for the way some on the left have treated this President and his...

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Ways to Restore the Romance That Dating Apps Kill

May 18, 2017

by Heather Robinson

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From The New York Post

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From the mid-’90s arrival of Match.com through the launch of dating apps like Tinder in the early 2010s, technology has altered the way most big-city singles look for love — and not in a good way.

For many men...

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Here’s Why Many New York Women Did Not March

January 28, 2017

by Heather Robinson

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From The New York Observer

People are blocked from passing Trump Tower during the Women's March in New York City on January 21, 2017.  Hundreds of thousands of people flooded US cities Saturday in a day of women's rights protests to mark President Donald Trump's first full day in office. / AFP / Bryan R. Smith        (Photo credit should read BRYAN R. SMITH/AFP/Getty Images)

Sometimes strength of character means standing alone…

Last Saturday, women’s marches happened around the world, by some estimates drawing 400,000 marchers here in New York City.

These events, undeniably a...

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