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Dick Gregory's unapologetic comedy helped shape American conversations on race and activism

Humorist-activist Dick Gregory was a man of many words whose fighting spirit helped transform conversations and action around race and justice in an often divided and discriminatory America. Gregory — who died of heart failure on Saturday, August 18, at the age of 84 after a decades-long career in comedy — was known for his off-the-cuff, no-holds-barred humor. He could captivate any crowd with his cool but passionate demeanor and keen, often unsettling observations, which focused on...

How To Find The Perfect Eyeglass Frame For Your Face Shape

The search for flattering eyeglasses is as frustrating as the hunt for jeans. This style dilemma becomes even more complicated if you wear progressive lenses. Because the lens requires larger frames, it limits the number of styles you can choose from. The good news is that brands like Varilux are making flexible lenses that are designed to fit the widest range of frames including large fashion frames and wrap sport frames. But what type of frame works best for your face shape?Whether you have...

How To Choose The Right Pair Of Sunglasses For Your Face Shape

Time to up your frame game... Much like a statement cossie, look-at-me specs are paramount when it comes to holiday packing this season. But where to start? You’ve got your La La Land yellow specs. Chic Audrey-style sunglasses. ‘90s grunge oval shades...We could go on. But as any seasoned sunglasses-wearer will know, that oh-so Instagrammable pair you’ve spotted on your social feed may not look as delightful IRL. Why? You could be wearing the wrong style for your face shape. ‘Picking the...