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Valerie Frederick

Mental illness does not equate to violence

Valerie Frederick, Contributor September 16, 2019

In the wake of the El Paso shooting, a lot of media attention has rightfully focused on the victims and coming together as a community to get through the tragedy. There has also been much debate and talk, as there is after every mass shooting in...

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The 71st annual  Emmy Awards will be held September 21.

HBO, Netflix dominate 2019 Emmy nominations

Valerie Frederick, Contributor July 20, 2019

Despite the mixed reaction to its final season, the Television Academy bestowed ‘Game of Thrones’ with 32 Primetime Emmy nominations, the biggest total for any show this year. ‘Game of Thrones’, ‘Chernobyl’, ‘Barry’, and ‘Veep’ were...

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Ali Stroker became the first wheelchair-using actor male or female to win a Tony Award.

Hadestown wins big and Ali Stroker makes history at the Tony Awards

Valerie Frederick, Contributor June 10, 2019

Hadestown was the biggest winner at Sunday’s Tony Awards, taking home eight trophies including one for Best Musical. Inspired by the Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice, Hadestown also won Best Direction of a Musical for director Rachel Chavkin. Chavkin...

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Pride Month will be celebrating its 12th year in El Paso.

2019 Pride Month Events In El Paso

Valerie Frederick, Contributor June 1, 2019

Pride Month, the annual June festival that celebrates the LGBTQ community, is celebrating its 12th edition in El Paso.   Events scheduled to take place in the borderland include Pride Night with the El Paso Chihuahuas, and the annual Pride...

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Ableism is all around us

Ableism is all around us

Valerie Frederick, Special to the Prospector April 8, 2019

Ableism: discrimination or prejudice against individuals with disabilities. This is Merriam-Webster’s definition of the term, but ableism is more than just discrimination and/or prejudice. It’s the innate belief held by society that abled people are...

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