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    Helena Rubinstein
    (Jewish Women's Archive, 2009-02) Alpern, Sara
    Born in 1870 in Crakow, Poland, Helena Rubinstein was the oldest of seven girls. The girls were strongly encouraged by their mother to seek "power and influence through beauty and love." She developed her business sense by filling in for her ill father at business meetings from the age of fifteen. She moved to Australia, where she was very successful at selling skin care products, initially developed by a chemistin Poland. Spending a year in Europe, Rubinstein studied all aspects of skin care, including facial surgery, dermatology, and proper nutrition. In 1915, she and her husband moved to New York City, launching her career in the United States, where she opened salons first in New York and then Boston, Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., Chicago, and Toronto.Upon her death in 1965, her international cosmetic business were highly successful, which included factories, and salons in fourteen countries. Click on the link to read this article about the life and work of Helena Rubinstein.
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    Ben & Jerry's Radical Ice Cream Dreams
    (The New York Times, 2020-07-27) Marchese, David
    This article is an interview with Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield, the founders of Ben & Jerry's Homemade Ice Cream. Cohen and Greenfield, childhood friends, founded Ben & Jerry's Homemade Ice Cream in 1978. It became a highly lucrative, internationally-known business. The company was founded with the purpose of exemplifying and promoting its founders values of social, environmental and economic justice. Click on the link to read the article.
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    Mark Zuckerberg: advertisers' boycott of Facebook will end 'soon enough'
    (The Guardian, 2020-07-02) Rushe, Dominic; Associated Press
    This article concerns advertisers' boycott of Facebook in an attempt to pressure the company to adopt a stronger position on hate speech appearing on Facebook. According to this article, Mark Zuckerberg, the founder and CEO of the social media platform has agreed to listen to Facebook's critics, but maintains that the boycott will not hurt Facebook's revenues and that he will not change the company's free speech policies in response to the boycott. Click on the link to read the article.
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    Lyor Cohen, YouTube's Music Head, Faces Down A Doubtful Music Business
    (The Record: Music News From NPR, 2018-05-07) Carmichael, Rodney
    "The former rap mogul and current head of music at YouTube on #MeToo (sort of), Migos and his mortality." Click on the link above to access this article.
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    The Story of Lyor Cohen: Little Lan$ky and the Big Check
    (Rolling Stone, 2001-06-21) Cohen, Rich
    "How the Israeli-raised president of Island Def Jam Records became one of the most important men in hip-hop, and why he may now become one of the most important men in rock & roll." Click on the link above to access the article.