And What Will Duke Do About Brinker from "Komen for the Cure"

February 2012
Moderate Voice;2/2/2012, p1
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The article reports on the controversy on the move of the Duke University to invite Nancy G. Brinker, founder of Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation, to do the 2012 commencement. It notes that issues emerge from the student body and the faculty as they are concerned over the decision of Brinker to reduce Planned Parenthood from Komen funding for breast cancer screenings and breast cancer education. It mentions that Brinker is a careerist woman, who has progress to the ladder of influence.


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