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RIP: Carrie Fisher Dead at 60 After Suffering Massive Heart Attack
Society & Culture  (tags: arts, obituary, sadness, CARRIE FISHER, MOVIES, STAR WARS )

AWAY AWHI
- 120 days ago - usmagazine.com
Carrie Fisher died on Tuesday, December 27, four days after suffering a heart attack. The Star Wars icon was 60.
RIP: British Singer George Michael Dead at Age 53
Society & Culture  (tags: obituary, George Michael, music, culture, arts, celebrity, society )

AWAY AWHI
- 122 days ago - yahoo.com
George Michael, who rocketed to stardom with WHAM! and went on to enjoy a long and celebrated solo career lined with controversies, has died, his publicist said Sunday. He was 53.
Mexican Artist Melts 1,527 Guns, Makes Shovels to Plant Trees
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, arts, crime, culture, death, ethics, humans, murder, violence )

Katka
- 300 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
In Culiacán, Mexico, the city with the highest rate of gun deaths in the nation, many people know the devastating consequences of guns. Creative activist Pedro Reyes down guns and turns them into shovels, which were then used to plant trees.
PETITION : Give A BIG Shout-Out! To Painter Who Dedicates A Year To Helping Shelter Animals Find Homes
Society & Culture  (tags: arts, activists, education, culture, news, women )

Monika
- 391 days ago - thehungersite.greatergood.com
Lets give a big thanks to Elizabeth Ellis for creatively putting the spotlight on pets like Angel, who hope and deserve to find a family who will love them !
PRESERVING THE MUSIC OF THE HOLOCUAST: Violins of Hope
Society & Culture  (tags: society, culture, music, violins, inspiration, Holocaust, inspirational stories, freedoms, humans, arts, world )

AWAY AWHI
- 509 days ago - cbsnews.com
These violins were once played by Jewish prisoners in camps during the Holocaust.Their music and memories were brought to life again recently in a remarkable and inspiring project with the help of the Cleveland Orchestra.
8 Buses Converted Into Gorgeous Mobile Homes Perfect for Adventure
Society & Culture  (tags: arts, child, children, celebrity, education, culture, freedoms, family, humans, news, rights, transportation, travel, world, GoodNews, goodnews, environment, interesting, women )

Leopold
- 620 days ago - inhabitat.com
Is your dream to travel the open road in a beautiful bus renovation? YouâEUR(TM)re not alone. Many adventurous DIY-ers have turned their wanderlust fantasy into reality. From a groovy guest home to the ultimate road-tripping machine, weâEUR(TM)ve rounded up eight
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
- 638 days 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.
'The Trials Of Spring' Documentary Project Amplifies Voices Of Women In The Arab Spring ~ TEXT and VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: arts, movies, activists, world, women, 'The Trials Of Spring', Human Rights, freedoms, government, safety, society, culture, rights, abuse, humans, law, interesting, politics, ethics, sadness, news, family, police, violence )

Carrie
- 691 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
'The Trials of Spring,' is a series of six shorts, a feature film and news reports by The NYT. The films profile nine women across Egypt, Tunisia, Libya, Syria, Bahrain and Yemen, with each detailing their journey through uprisings and crackdowns.
RIP: BB King Dies: King of the Blues Passes Away in Las Vegas at the Age of 89
Society & Culture  (tags: society, obituary, B B King, King of the Blues, RIP, arts, culture )

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- 714 days ago - usmagazine.com
The world has lost a legend. Blues singer BB King has died at his Las Vegas home at the age of 89, his lawyer has confirmed to the Associated Press.
Frida Kahlo: Long May Her Fashion Influence Reign
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Frida Kahlo, celebrity, arts, culture, fashion, society, interesting, women, humans )

Carrie
- 719 days ago - theguardian.com
More than 60 years after her death, a new exhibition shows why Frida KahloâEUR(TM)s distinctive look and exuberant choice of clothes are still so powerful
Primus Latest Band to Cancel Israel Show
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, concert, celebrity, arts, 'Primus', society, culture, freedoms, activists, politics, humans, interesting, news )

Carrie
- 719 days ago - electronicintifada.net
Primus' cancellation comes just days after US singer Lauryn Hill canceled her 7 May concert.Activists and Palestine solidarity organizers had led creative social media campaigns and more than 11,000 people had signed a petition urging the singer to cancel
Israel Festival Hit Hard By Boycott in Wake of Gaza Assault, Director Admits
Society & Culture  (tags: world, cultural festival, Israel, Gaza, cultural boycott, arts, activists, politics, humans, society, culture, news, interesting, freedoms )

Carrie
- 725 days ago - electronicintifada.net
Israel's flagship annual cultural festival has been forced to curtail its 2015 schedule because last summer's assault on Gaza and the growing impact of Palestinian calls for cultural boycott are making it harder to attract international artists.
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
- 730 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.
Mahmoud Darwish and the Intimacy of Israel's Occupation
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Palestine, Israel, celebrity, arts, Mahmoud Darwish, poet, humans, culture, violence, sadness, freedoms, education, interesting, rights, activists, society )

Carrie
- 733 days ago - electronicintifada.net
Mahmoud Darwish always denied that he spoke for or represented the Palestinian people, despite being the poet whose transcendent skill captured, for many, the sorrows of their situation.
INSPIRING!!! The Works of Blind Artist Jeff Hanson
Society & Culture  (tags: arts, celebrity, GoodNews, philanthropy, health )

AWAY AWHI
- 761 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.
 

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