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Muslim Girl Sings 'Star Spangled Banner' as Oklahoma Anti-Islamic Protesters Scream Insults ~ TEXT and VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Oklahoma, Islamophobia, society, protest, religious tolerance, ethics, rights, freedoms, dishonesty, sadness, humans, religion, news, culture, activists, abuse, corruption, politics, government )

CarrieSic
- 4 days ago - rawstory.com
A rally by hundreds of American Muslims at the Oklahoma Capitol on Friday to promote religious tolerance was interrupted by anti-Islamic protesters holding signs proclaiming the United States a Christian nation.
Fewer Than Half of Democrats Sympathize With Israelis Over Palestinians
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Liberal Democrats, republicans, Human Rights, activists, society, politics, ethics, humans, freedoms, rights, safety, news, interesting, government )

CarrieSic
- 8 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Over the past 12 months, though, there's been a drop of support for Israelis of about 10 points by Democrats, a plunge that rivals the decline seen among all parties after a boost of support during the first Gulf War.
All Hail The Feminist Oscars: On #AskHerMore, Patricia Arquette, and NPH's Balls
Society & Culture  (tags: Good News, Hollywood, Oscars, women, celebrity, society, culture, ethics, freedoms, humans, news, rights, politics, media, activists, government, family, world )

CarrieSic
- 8 days ago - thedailybeast.com
Starting with the actresses in attendance & stretching to the viewers watching at home & tweeting along, there was a resounding call for a change in the way women are treated in Hollywood. It was a night designed around men, but it was all about women.
Oscar Winners List For 2015 Includes 'Birdman,' Julianne Moore, Eddie Redmayne & More
Society & Culture  (tags: Oscars, celebrity, arts, movies, society, culture, family, fashion, humans, interesting, news, activists, world, rights, politics, freedoms )

CarrieSic
- 9 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
"Birdman" won three other Oscars: Best Director for Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Best Cinematography for Emmanuel Lubezki (his second Oscars win in a row after last year's "Gravity") and Best Original Screenplay.
Patricia Arquette Makes Impassioned Plea For Wage Equality After Winning Best Supporting Actress ~ TEXT and VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: Oscars, movies, Patricia Arquette, USA, women, women's rights, equal pay, society, culture, celebrity, arts, ethics, government, family, media, freedoms, activists, news, interesting, rights, law )

CarrieSic
- 9 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
"It's our time to have wage equality once and for all, and equal rights for women in the United States of America," she said to a strong show of support from Meryl Streep and Jennifer Lopez.
Copenhagen Shootings: Police Kill Gunman After Two Attacks
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, Denmark, Copenhagen, Islam, Muslims, terrorism, terrorists, Jews, free speech, crime, death, murder, religion, rights, safety, violence, world )

Penny
- 15 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Police in Copenhagen say they have shot dead a man they believe was behind two deadly attacks in the Danish capital hours earlier.
Hard to Believe: Police Are Treating Protest Movements Like They Are Terrorists
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, law, police, politics, environment, rights, news, society )

Cal
- 16 days ago - alternet.org
But that's not stopping activists from pushing back.
Happy Palestine Day!
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, worst occupation in history, world, Israel, Palestine, 'Happy Palestine Day', support, solidarity, activists, society, humans, freedoms, news, government, culture, rights, children, family )

CarrieSic
- 17 days ago - mondoweiss.net
On Feb. 14, many Palestine advocates and good people around the world have chosen to celebrate "Happy Palestine Day". Celebrating Palestine's Day is simply a way for people to show their solidarity with the people of Palestine who live under the worst
Racial Terrorism in America: Group Wants to Honor 4,000 Lynching Victims With Historical Markers
Society & Culture  (tags: Civil Rights, American South, racism. Alabama, society, culture, ethics, crime, death, government, humans, sadness, violence, politics, abuse, activists, freedoms )

CarrieSic
- 21 days ago - rawstory.com
An Alabama-based civil rights organization found that over the course of the South's turbulent racial history, some 4,000 people are known to have been lynched. Historian Bryan Stevenson intends to make these killings a matter of public record.
The Shame of Killing Contests Mars Humankind
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, animals, 'killing contests', society, culture, ethics, law, humans, sadness, rights, activists, news, freedoms, dishonesty )

CarrieSic
- 23 days ago - abqjournal.com
The man in the photo was me and the 39 dead coyotes were the victims of a killing contest held just the weekend before Christmas. A few of the animals had been skinned, but most of the bodies were intact, except, of course, for the bullet holes.
Censored SeaMAC Ads Grace San Francisco Buses (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: San Francisco, SeaMAC, Israel, Palestine, Ms. Marvel, society, culture, americans, rights, world, freedoms, activists, government )

CarrieSic
- 24 days ago - mondoweiss.net
It's been quite a roller coaster ride playing out on the sides of San Francisco's buses, but luckily, SeaMac along with locally based 'No Tax Dollars To Israel' stepped in on the heels of Ms. Marvel's heroic rescue.
How Men's Rights Leader Paul Elam Turned Being A Deadbeat Dad Into A Moneymaking Movement
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, men, women, children, family, divorce, men's rights movement, ethics, society, culture, activists, law, rights, corruption, ethics )

CarrieSic
- 24 days ago - buzzfeed.com
Paul Elam has become the face of the modern menâEUR(TM)s rights movement by rallying against false rape accusations and divorce courts that favor mothers. An exclusive BuzzFeed News interview with his estranged daughter and ex-wife show that his pet causes...
MAKING A DIFFERENCE! Long Island Teen Raises $30K To Install Clean Water System In South America
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, goodnews, ethics, politics, society, activism, good deeds, making a difference, world, news, humans )

Cal
- 25 days ago - newyork.cbslocal.com
A Long Island teen went from sponsoring a child through a charity to changing the lives in his impoverished village thousands of miles away.
Jim CrowâEUR(TM)s Polite Sons
Society & Culture  (tags: Martin Luther King, world, society, culture, Americans, racism, racial equality, Palestine, Israel, freedoms, justice, ethics, government, rights, politics, activists, abuse, law, interesting )

CarrieSic
- 38 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Dr. KingâEUR(TM)s life deeply motivates me to proudly stand as a Jew in solidarity with my Palestinian sisters and brothers who are brutally oppressed under Israeli occupation, siege and military aggression.
Back on the Bus
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Freedom Riders, civil rights movement, society, culture, activists, humans, interesting, news, media, freedoms, government, Martin Luther King, rights )

CarrieSic
- 43 days ago - newyorker.com
Last fall, at a gathering in Santa Fe on the subject of storytelling, I met a woman whose name sounded familiar. It turned out that I had last encountered her precisely fifty years before.
 

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