Jessica Eggert
Jessica Eggert

Jessica is a staff writer at Mic, covering breaking news. She is based in New York and can be reached at jessica@mic.com.

Aug. 10, 2017

Tips that pay off: Opportunities that seem too good to be true — but aren’t

There are ordinary opportunities — and then there are extraordinary opportunities. It's up to you to take advantage of them.

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July 18, 2016

'Black-ish' Star Yara Shahidi Nails Exactly Why Representation Matters

Representation shapes racist stereotypes.
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July 13, 2016

7-Year-Old Boy Freaks Out When His Mom Tells Him He Beat Cancer

He can keep going to camp!
July 12, 2016

Watch Laci Green Reimagine Famous Movie Romances With a Feminist Twist

'The Notebook,' 'Love Actually,' 'You've Got Mail,' 'Knocked Up' — all the best and most sexist roms.
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July 12, 2016

YouTuber Qaadir Howard Nails Why There’s No Need for “White Pride”

"I just want to make it clear that this is not at attack on white people."
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July 11, 2016

Country Singer Coffey Anderson Teaches Exactly What to Do if You've Been Pulled Over

The black Nashville artist posted a tutorial to help both police officers and black men stay alive.

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July 8, 2016

Kim Kardashian’s Website Goes Full #BlackLivesMatter Following Dallas Shooting

"I do not ever want to have to teach my son to be scared of the police."
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July 8, 2016

In Wake of the Dallas Shooting, We Can Look to the Nation's Front Pages — Or Beyond them

Tragedy brings out the worst in people — but it also unearths the best.
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July 7, 2016

This Company Developed Bluetooth Buttons to Help Visually Impaired People Navigate

These buttons can help blind people get around using their hearing.
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July 6, 2016

Comedian Jim Jefferies Exposes the Truth About Donald Trump

"He's like a kid running for class president."
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July 6, 2016

Watch This Girl Who Was Born Deaf Teach Her Deaf Dog Sign Language

The dog already knows "sit," "food" and "water."

July 6, 2016

One Tweet Exposes the Racist Hypocrisy of Gun Control Debates in the United States

There is a racist mixed message about carrying guns in the United States.
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July 6, 2016

Oscar Pistorius, Olympic Sprinter, Gets 6-Year Prison Sentence for Killing Reeva Steenkamp

Some think the sentence is too lenient for the South African mega celebrity.
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July 5, 2016

John Cena’s Fourth of July Video Shows Who Really Makes America America

The average American isn't who you may think.
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July 5, 2016

Obama Gives Touching 4th of July Speech, "Embarrasses" Malia by Singing Happy Birthday

The United States and Malia Obama are birthday twins.
June 30, 2016

Franchesca Ramsey Proves Racism Isn't Just a Southern Thing With Horrifying Examples

The North has a deep-seated history of racism as well.

June 30, 2016

The Facebook Algorithm Change Should Deal a Huge Blow to Clickbait News in Your Feed

Say goodbye to clickbait news and hello to your friends' rants and selfies.
June 30, 2016

Gurdeep Parhar’s TED Talk Explains How We Can Fight Racism in Ourselves

The first step to fighting racial stereotyping is admitting that you racially stereotype.
June 29, 2016

Poet Nails the Problem With "Feminist Dudes"

Beware of fake feminist men, ladies.
June 29, 2016

People in Britain Are Wearing Safety Pins to Combat Post-Brexit Hate Crimes

A Twitter campaign is trying to make safety pins a symbol for safety in post-Brexit Britain.