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Sarah Springer may have grown up in the small city of Bakersfield, California, but she managed to evolve into a world traveler. So much so that after studying aboard in Spain while at the University of Southern California, it didn’t take long after graduation for her to travel to Ethiopia, Africa where she filmed her first documentary on the healthcare system there. Although Sarah has been writing and reporting since high school, it was in Africa where she found her passion for documentary film and international reporting. Since then she’s received a master’s degree from New York University, worked at CNN.com where she reported stories about race and identity in America, has worked as a producer for ABC's Good Morning America and currently works at CBS News. She is passionate about film and media and enjoys using her journalism skills to volunteer as videographer and editor for non-profit organizations. She currently serves on the board for a non-profit organization supporting orphans in Ethiopia.

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The Mask of the Strong Black Woman

(4) Comments | Posted December 17, 2012 | 4:12 PM

Don't let the mean mug fool you; strong black women feel pain too.

At least that's what Behind the Mask of the Strong Black Woman by Dr. Tamara Beauboeuf-Lafontant claims.

Beauboeuf-Lafontant set out to test her theory that the term "strong black woman" was intentionally established as a...

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What the Fiscal Cliff Has to Do With a 20-something-year-old Like Me

(3) Comments | Posted December 14, 2012 | 5:19 PM

It was one of those days. You know the ones where you start off feeling like a million bucks, but then one ego-breaking moment happens and your fabulous day just falls apart?

Well that's exactly what happened to me a few weeks ago on the day of a big...

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Lady Gaga, Jennifer Hudson and Hollywood's Weight-Race Double Standard

(19) Comments | Posted October 15, 2012 | 11:43 AM

Twenty-five pounds.

That's all it took for one of the most famous entertainers in the world to get the masses to yet again start talking about weight.

There's no question that the recent backlash Lady Gaga has received for gaining 25 pounds reinforces some of the pressures that...

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