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Book Review: ‘All the Women in My Family Sing’ Edited by Deborah Santana

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All the Women in My Family Sing is a memorable anthology of American culture (3.5 stars) and diversity within 69 essays written by 69 different women of color and edited by Deborah Santana as a strong soundboard for women's voices where the chosen works are positive and practical.

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Book Review: ‘The Future of Tech is Female: How to Achieve Gender Diversity,’ by Douglas M. Branson

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Corporate governance expert Dougas M. Branson has a new book about how companies can fix their own gender bias — and hire, support, promote and include women on all levels. It's called 'The Future of Tech is Female: How to Achieve Gender Diversity,' but it's about all industries. Tech is one of the worst offenders of gender bias, but the problem is universal in nearly every field.

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SDCC Interview: Rod Roddenberry and Trevor Roth on ‘Instant’

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Rod Roddenberry (son of Star Trek creator Gene) brought a new project to San Diego this year for Comic-Con (SDCC). The film short, Instant, begins innocently enough in Mickey’s, a neighborhood bar with a group of regulars doing the usual stuff: drinking, playing darts, schmoozing. But things get very tense …

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SDCC Interview: Spencer F. Lee Talks About ‘From the Bridge’

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Spencer F. Lee’s homage to the geekdom of pop cultural creators fans From the Bridge is a feature-length documentary coming out at the end of the summer. Lee, along with George Takei, Nichelle Nichols and others tease the new film in a special preview at this year’s Comic-Con International (AKA …

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