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Native American Civil Rights Activist Found Dead in Mississippi Jail Cell Under Mysterious Circumstances
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, arts, celebrity, child, children, corruption, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, education, environment, ethics, family, fashion, freedoms, gayrights, GoodNews, goodnews, government, health, humans, interesting, internet, law )

Jamie
- 1 day ago - rt.com
Henry a Choctaw longtime activist, was found dead of unspecified causes in jail n July 14 30 min after last seen. He was detained on Jul 9 for a traffic fine a jail of the same county known for the Mississippi Burning murders more than 50 years ago.
As Marginalized Communities Face Dearth of Trauma Care, Activists Step in to Fight for Survival
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, health, healthcare, acute care, trauma care, society, rights, ethics, culture, americans, government, politics, violence, usa )

Cal
- 7 days ago - truth-out.org
In the US urgent medical care in the moments after a shooting is often slow in arriving to poor communities of color. In Chicago and across the country, community members are fighting back against this health-care inequity, even at great personal risk.
Their Baby Was Denied Access to Care Because They Are Gay ~ VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, LGBT Equality, law, medical care, abuse, children, culture, ethics, family, government, freedoms, humans, news, rights, society, interesting, health )

CarrieEye
- 9 days ago - americanprogress.org
Roughly 30 states still lack clear laws to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender, or LGBT, Americans from discrimination because of their sexual orientation or gender identity.
The Intifada's Lasting Injuries
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, world, violence, Israel, Palestine, Israeli military forces, society, ethics, dishonesty, humans, rights, sadness, children, freedoms, family, health, disabled, injuries, news, safety )

CarrieEye
- 23 days ago - electronicintifada.net
Countless Palestinians living under Israeli military occupation in the West Bank and Gaza Strip struggle daily as a result of injuries from the army. According to the Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, approximately 31,000 Palestinians were injured ...
Tell Congress: Pass the Supreme Court Ethics Act *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, culture, ethics, family, government, health, humans, law, politics, society, usa )

Frans
- 23 days ago - act.credoaction.com
The Supreme CourtâEUR(TM)s 2015 term ended this week. The Court issued landmark decisions âEUR" most notably the expansion of marriage equality across the country and the preservation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA)...
Why Egyptian Girls Fear the Summer
Society & Culture  (tags: FGM, Islam, Muslims, abuse, children, culture, ethics, family, freedoms, health, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, women, world )

Penny
- 34 days ago - world.einnews.com
Summer days: Theyre what childhood memories are made of, glorious afternoons of unchecked freedom to frolic with friends in the sun, unshackled from the earthly obligations of a math class that never seemed further away.
Meet World War II's Only Canine POW
Society & Culture  (tags: war, Body-Mind-Spirit, humans, animals, POW's, interesting, food, health, abuse, society )

CarrieEye
- 35 days ago - nypost.com
In 1941, 20-something British officer Frank Williams met a dog called Judy at a Japanese prisoner of war camp and they became best friends. Together they survived starvation, malaria and a torpedo attack ~ and lived to tell the tale ~ with Judy ...
Think People On Food Stamps Are Eating More Lobster Than You? Think Again
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, diet, food, health, family, SNAP, interesting, humans, government, rights, children, society )

CarrieEye
- 75 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Are the 46 million Americans receiving SNAP benefits gorging on steak and lobster at every meal, and snacking on chips and cookies the rest of the day? Are their diets really so extravagant, fabulous and disgusting all at once? No!
Music Legend Joni Mitchell in Coma, Unresponsive: Report
Society & Culture  (tags: Joni Mitchell, coma, unresponsive, hospital, singer-songwriter, arts, celebrity, culture, humans, health, society, women, world )

Lone
- 93 days ago - msn.com
TMZ said a friend of the singer-songwriter - who had been reportedly improving in hospital a few days after she was admitted on March 31 - had filed legal documents to obtain legal guardianship over her.
Here Are the Most Common Questions About the Trans Community, Answered
Society & Culture  (tags: LGBTQ, Americans, trans gender, humans, interesting, society, health, freedoms, rights, family, media, celebrity, culture, news )

CarrieEye
- 96 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
At every LGBTQ training I give, people are the most interested in one thing: trans people. Considering I've spent years hearing the most common questions audiences ask about trans people, I thought I'd write up some of my answers in honor of the ...
UltraViolet/Congress Is About to Take Food Away From Hungry Children! PLEASE TAKE ACTION!!
Society & Culture  (tags: hungry children, Food Stamps, health, children, sadness, hope )

Barb
- 98 days ago - act.weareultraviolet.org
BREAKING: Overnight, the U.S. Senate voted for a budget that literally takes food away from hungry children.
The Myths of US Exceptionalism
Society & Culture  (tags: USA Exceptionalism, cultural ideology, myths, Health, Education & Retirement )

Dandelion
- 107 days ago - counterpunch.org
One of the elements of cultural ideology in the USA is that the United States is somehow exceptional compared to other countries; that is, it is different in a number of positive ways that distinguish it from all other countries. So lets check it out.
Forget the Duchess of Cambridge's Pregnancy Wardrobe ~ the Woman Is a Superhero
Society & Culture  (tags: humor, satire, Americans, women, society, culture, health, pregnancy, Kate Middleton, ethics, children, humans, interesting, freedoms, rights, world, family )

CarrieEye
- 120 days ago - theguardian.com
The older I get and the more I know about pregnancy, the more amazed I am by attitudes towards it from certain sectors of the media. Why are the media obsessed with how Kate is dressing during her difficult pregnancy?
INSPIRING!!! The Works of Blind Artist Jeff Hanson
Society & Culture  (tags: arts, celebrity, GoodNews, philanthropy, health )

Cal
- 123 days ago - cbsnews.com
Jeff Hanson is known for paintings of vibrant colors and deep textures. But in addition to his artistic vision, he's also known for creating vivid works while being legally blind.
DIARIES: LIVE FROM PALESTINE ~ The Month in Pictures: February 2015 ~ TEXT and PHOTOS
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, world, Israel, Palestine, Gaza, society, culture, ethics, humans, children, freedoms, family, government, health, news, sadness, rights, politics, violence, abuse, death, crime )

CarrieEye
- 144 days ago - electronicintifada.net
Israeli forces fired on Palestinians in Gaza every day during the month of February, particularly in the so-called Access Restricted Areas along the Gaza-Israel boundary, the United Nations monitoring group OCHA reported.
 

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