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Jabril Faraj
Jabril Faraj is a writer, storyteller and journalist living in Milwaukee, Wis. He is a graduate of Northwestern’s Medill School of Journalism.

Entries by Jabril Faraj

Not a Zero-Sum Game: The Case for a Higher Minimum Wage

(19) Comments | Posted May 2, 2014 | 9:24 AM

2014-05-01-minwageminn.jpgPhoto: Creative Commons License, Fibonacci Blue, flickr

In last year's State of the Union speech, President Obama called for congress to raise the federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $9 an hour. Since then, the conversation has shifted to an even-higher $10.10....

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Women's Rights and Inequality in America

(10) Comments | Posted August 19, 2013 | 8:40 AM

A few weeks ago, one of my friends -- a very talented businesswoman -- posted this doozy of a Facebook status:

Getting pretty sick of receiving emails from random people, asking if I can check [her boyfriend and co-founder's] schedule or if they can book an appointment with him. (Um,...

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The Republican War on Women: A Red Herring

(92) Comments | Posted August 18, 2013 | 7:24 PM

Anthony Wiener. Eliot Spitzer. John Edwards. Even Bill Clinton. Republicans are now saying that the misogynistic proof is in the pudding, attempting to flip the Democratically coined "War on Women" right back on the party that brought it into the political vernacular during the mid-term elections of 2010. Republicans claim...

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