Republican Aide Who Criticized the Obama Girls Is Resigning

What we’re reading today.

The Republican congressional aide who criticized the Obama girls on Facebook is resigning. (NBC)

Jacqueline Woodson, the author of the award-winning Brown Girl Dreaming, responds to that watermelon “joke.” (NYT)

Serious Literature is finding a new way to get paid. (NYT)

A small business owner is losing her hard-earned frequent flier status. Because she’s pregnant. (Medium)

A new study of Harvard Business School alumni found that women still want high-achieving careers after they have babies. Groundbreaking stuff. (NYT)

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