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BuzzFeed’s head of U.S. News, Shani O. Hilton has deeply shaped the journalist juggernaut that the digital media company has become in recent years. As the head of one of the youngest and most diverse newsrooms in the nation, she’s as well known for the great work BuzzFeed has published as for the extraordinary talent she has helped incubate. How did you become the editor you are? I’ve been lucky enough to work with a number...
350 stands for the concentration (in parts per million) of carbon dioxide that our atmosphere can hold before climate change begins. Cool, except that, currently, we’re at 400—which is to say, Earth began to heat up long ago. May Boeve started 350.org as an undergraduate with six college friends and author and activist Bill McKibben. Today, she helps to create, spur, and champion worldwide movements to pressure companies and organizations to move away from fossil...
Update: Read Phoebe Robinson's sit-down interview with Brooklyn Magazine. If there is one thing the world doesn’t necessarily need to double down on right now, it is the promotion of even more white male voices. Pheobe Robinson, comedian and co-host of hit podcast 2 Dope Queens,  knows this better than anyone, and so she has created a platform for every other variety of voice with her own podcast, Sooo Many White Guys, now in its second season...
Hua Hsu is best known, these days, for his writing in The New Yorker, telling universal stories of people like Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon and the late George Michael, but he’s also a wearer of quite a few different hats: as an associate professor of English at Vassar College, he loves to  help young writers learn and improve their crafts. He’s on the Board of Directors for the Asian American Writer’s Workshop. Away from...

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