Camira Powell

Camira Powell

Bio

A California girl in every way, Camira was born in raised in Santa Cruz, CA. Her interests are varied, including international development, Civil Rights, Education Policy and Women's issues, and the intersections that exist between these subjects. Everyone and everything has a story—the challenge is finding that story and telling it in a innovative and compelling way.

Camira Powell Articles

The Dangerous Conflation Of Race And Reliability In News Anchoring

With Brian Williams starting a six-month suspension, it would make sense for NBC to consider giving a woman, or dare-I-dream-it, a minority a chance.

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The Selfish Delusion Of White, Privileged Anti-Vaxxers

Despite its eradication in the U.S. in 2000, the measles are slowly re-surging, aided by a small—but militant—minority of parents against vaccines.

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Don't worry your pretty head Barbie, those numbers and codes aren't for you.

Barbie's New "I Can Be A Computer Engineer" Book Is The Most Sexist Bullshit Yet

The latest transgression of Mattel’s signature doll is pretty egregious.

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Beverly Johnson's Damned-If-You-Do, Damned-If-You-Don't Bill Cosby Conundrum

In the wake of the unjustified deaths of black men like Michael Brown and Eric Garner, I more-than-understand why Johnson wouldn’t want to say a word.

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Rihanna Named New Face Of Dior

We’re not even a third of the way through 2015, but RiRi has possibly already claimed it as the year of Robyn Rihanna Fenty.

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A Response To The Insulting, Mystifying "Why Women Shouldn't Code"  

According to Francine Hardaway, "our current initiative to try to teach girls to code is misguided." Say what?

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