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Video: 163 Years Ago, A Former Slave Rocked The World With These Words
Offbeat  (tags: culture, ethics, americans, education, freedoms, government, humans, law, rights, society, usa, arts, performance, protection )

JL
- 519 days ago - upworthy.com
Brandon Weber Actress Alfre Woodard performs a very moving piece from abolitionist, women's rights proponent, and former slave Sojourner Truth that was originally delivered in 1851. Yep, before the Civil War, before the right to vote for anybody but whit
Video:We Can't All Be Extroverts. Just Ask This Once Painfully Shy, Famous, Talented Introvert.
Offbeat  (tags: abuse, americans, children, child, education, ethics, humans, media, society, sadness, performance, interesting, unusual, safety, arts )

JL
- 526 days ago - upworthy.com
Adam Mordecai Introverted "Glee" cast member and dancing machine Harry Shum Jr. was bullied as a kid for being different.
UK Schools Fingerprinted Over 800K Children, Third Without Parental Consent - Watchdog
Offbeat  (tags: Children, Education, Human rights, Laura Smith, Law, Security, Thabang Motsei, UK )

Ray
- 538 days ago - rt.com
Schools in the UK used biometric technology to gather the fingerprints of over 800,000 pupils between 2012 and 2013, a watchdog has found. In 31 percent of schools, children were roped into giving their fingerprints without parental consent.
How to Learn Spanish Using Cat Photos
Offbeat  (tags: Spanish, language, aps, learning, education, cats, gatos )

Freya
- 548 days ago - newsfeed.time.com
If you can't land a Spanish significant other who motivates you to learn the language, then check out these Spanish-speaking cats.
Thirteen Indigenous Grandmothers Speak: Is It Time for Us to Join Them?
Offbeat  (tags: climate-change, pollution, activists, americans, culture, education, freedoms, government, environment, ethics, economy, politics, interesting, humanrights, corporate, dishonesty, ethics, finance, SustainableDevelopment, sustainabledevelopment, conservati )

Michael
- 580 days ago - opednews.com
The name of the game was Monopoly and it was played out in the "real world" as well as in the board game of the same name. Thus, today, we have just a few corporations left competing on the "Board of Life." And just like the game, the prize is ownership.
Qs From Kids: Could a Mammoth and Elephant Mate?
Offbeat  (tags: kids questions, answers, experts, interesting, education, culture )

Giana
- 675 days ago - news.discovery.com
This blog is part of a series "Kids' Questions Answered," where we consult the experts to find the best answers possible to children's confounding queries.
Heartbreaking Video Shows the Effects of Leaving a Child in a Hot Car
Offbeat  (tags: baby, hot car, parents, suffering, death, video, education, humans, sad, summer )

Giana
- 679 days ago - trutv.com
This heartwrenching video shows how such a scenario can unfold, and how quickly a small child can lose consciousness and die when left alone in a hot vehicle. And, the film reminds us, it's not just drunks and junkies who are susceptible.
Video Ad (With Adult Vocabulary So Avoid If It Offends):This Little Girl's Words Will Take You To A Dark Place So We Can See The
Offbeat  (tags: abuse, children, child, culture, dishonesty, education, ethics, family, society, tv, sadness, safety, performance, unusual )

JL
- 697 days ago - upworthy.com
Joseph Lamour While watching this Irish ad, you may think to yourself, "Who would say things like that to a little kid?" But all around the world, stuff like this -- even offhand comments -- is said to developing minds. What kind of adult a child will tur
Progressive Charter School Doesn't Have Students (The Onion)
Offbeat  (tags: americans, culture, children, education, dishonesty, government, usa, off-beat, funny, humor, society )

JL
- 730 days ago - theonion.com
One year into its founding as the purported "bold next step in education reform," administrators on Monday sang the praises of Forest Gates Academy, a progressive new charter school that practices an innovative philosophy of not admitting any students.
Audio: George Shultz Oral History Interview (One Hour)
Offbeat  (tags: americans, ethics, culture, government, law, politics, rights, society, safety, education, labor, unusual, interesting, children )

JL
- 748 days ago - c-spanvideo.org
Former Secretary of State George Shultz talked about his service in the Nixon administration as secretary of the Department of Labor (1969-70), director of the Office of Management and Budget (1970-72), and secretary of the Department of the Treasury(197
A Baptist Revival Of Love
Offbeat  (tags: travel, rights, religion, gayrights, freedoms, education, ethics, americans, society, usa, unusual, interesting, goodnews )

JL
- 752 days ago - believeoutloud.com
So if you see us somewhere along the road between Boston and Kansas City, Memphis and Milford, come say hi! If you are in a city where we are having a revival celebration, come join in the fun!
How Lawn-Mowing Outlaws Are Saving Childhood in Detroit
Offbeat  (tags: culture, ethics, education, children, child, americans, activists, freedoms, government, usa, safety, rights, sadness, society, performance, off-beat, interesting, health, goodnews, unusual, protection )

JL
- 756 days ago - kaboom.org
Founder and Gang Leader of the Detroit Mower Gang, Tom and his motley crew of "renegade landscapers" are taking action. Rather than wring their hands, they realized that they have the tools they need--namely, mowers, trimmers, lawn tractors, and muscles
Disability Etiquette Quiz
Offbeat  (tags: children, americans, abuse, culture, education, ethics, freedoms, health, humans, rights, safety, society, usa, unusual, interesting )

JL
- 766 days ago - secure2.convio.net
In some situations, it's clear cut when to use common courtesy. But other times, it isn't always obvious what you should do.
Video:Every Teacher Should Take Down An Unruly Student This Way
Offbeat  (tags: americans, children, child, education, culture, usa, unusual, performance, society, interesting, funny )

JL
- 769 days ago - upworthy.com
There are teachers out there who will always surprise you.
Take Action/Video:Student Freaks Out In Front Of His Class And Says What We're All Thinking About Our Education System
Offbeat  (tags: abuse, americans, children, corruption, culture, dishonesty, education, ethics, government, interesting, sadness, society, rights, usa, unusual, ethics )

JL
- 784 days ago - upworthy.com
Duncanville High School student Jeff Bliss got in trouble in class for talking out of turn. What was he talking about? Basically everything that's wrong with our education system today. It's a mic-droppingly epic speech.
 

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