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Watching: “Overlooked” on TED

In the TED Salon talk “How we’re honoring people overlooked by history,” which was posted earlier this summer, New York Times obituaries editor Ana Padnani discusses her project to revive and re-examine lives that were neglected by the great newspaper’s section for posthumous biographies. As I listened and watched this smiling woman give a good-natured, slightly humorous explanation of her work uncovering the stories of women and people of color who deserved more attention than they got, I knew both the exhilaration of accomplishing this myself, as well as the other side of… Read more Watching: “Overlooked” on TED