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TAKE ACTION NOW! PRESIDENT OBAMA: Grant Clemency to Leonard Peltier
Society & Culture  (tags: indigneous right, indigneous rights, justice, leonard Peltier, world, society, politics, government, law, ethics, news, activists, freedoms, rights, usa )

Cal
- 6 days ago - change.org
Leonard Peltier , Ojibwa-Sioux from Turtle Mountain, North Dakota, is the longest held Native American political prisoner in the U.S. He was wrongfully convicted in the 1975 killing of two F.B.I. agents on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Remove SelmaâEUR(TM)s KKK Memorialization: Rename the Edmund Pettus Bridge
Society & Culture  (tags: legacy of racism, civil rights movmenet, rename the Edmund Pettus Bridge, society, politics, rights, culture, americans, usa, ethics )

Cal
- 13 days ago - change.org
Fifty years ago, the Voting Rights Movement marched through Selma and over the Edmund Pettus Bridge.Unfortunately, the bridge is STILL named after a man who served as Grand Dragon of the Alabama Ku Klux Klan...
Women-Only Mosque Aims to Build Female Authority in Islam
Society & Culture  (tags: society, women, society, religion, usa, women in Islam, womens rights, culture, ethics, politics, interesting )

Cal
- 16 days ago - globalpost.com
The new house of prayer in Los Angeles is believed to be the first all-female mosque in the US.
Bloody Sunday Commemoration Continues in Selma
Society & Culture  (tags: Selma march, commemoration, race relations culture, americans, freedoms, society, usa, rights, politics, government )

Cal
- 20 days ago - news.yahoo.com
The Bloody Sunday 50th anniversary commemoration continues Sunday with a series of events in Selma before a group retraces the steps that helped secure equal voting rights 50 years ago.
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 )

Carrie
- 34 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.
Homegrown Islamic Extremism in 2014
Society & Culture  (tags: Muslims, Islam, terrorists, terrorism, americans, corruption, crime, culture, death, ethics, freedoms, religion, sadness, safety, society, usa, violence )

Penny
- 37 days ago - adl.org
The rise of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and its increasingly sophisticated social media communication and recruitment strategies influenced a diverse group of people from around the world, including the United States, throughout 2014.
The Shockingly Simple Way to End Homelessness
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, family, society, politics, ending homelessness, innovative program, usa, government, GoodNews )

Cal
- 39 days ago - motherjones.com
In the past nine years, Utah has decreased the number of homeless by 72 percentâEUR"largely by finding and building apartments where they can live, permanently, with no strings attached. It's a program, or more accurately a philosophy, called Housing First.
TAKE ACTION NOW! It's Practically Torture, and WeâEUR(TM)re Doing It to Kids?
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, children, solitary confinement, ethics, abuse, law, politics, police, society, usa, rights )

Cal
- 61 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Every day across the country, kids as young as 13 are held in solitary confinement with almost no human contact for days or months at a time.
Joint Effort Helps Homeless Vets in 25 Cities
Society & Culture  (tags: society, safety, homeless vets, public initiatives, family, culture, americans, GoodNews, usa )

Cal
- 66 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
In March 2014, VA launched the 25 Cities Initiative to assist communities with high concentrations of homeless Veterans in intensifying and integrating their local efforts to end Veteran homelessness.
The Greatest MLK Speeches You Never Heard
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, society, usa, rights, politics, MLK DAY )

Cal
- 68 days ago - cnn.com
Can you name any of his great speeches or written works without citing "I Have a Dream" or the "Letter from Birmingham Jail"?
GOOD NEWS! In a US First, New Orleans Finds Homes for All Its Homeless Veterans
Society & Culture  (tags: housinghomeless veterans, good news, politics, government, ethics, culture, safety, rights, goodnews, GoodNews, usa )

Cal
- 76 days ago - csmonitor.com
More than 300 mayors have vowed to end veteran homelessness by the end of 2015. New Orleans celebrated the new year by becoming the first city to do so.
Two N.Y.P.D. Officers Are Killed in Brooklyn Ambush; Suspect Commits Suicide
Society & Culture  (tags: police, law, politics, sadness, obituary, usa, society )

Cal
- 97 days ago - nytimes.com
Two police officers sitting in their patrol car in Brooklyn were shot at point-blank range and killed on Saturday afternoon by a man who, officials said, had traveled to the city from Baltimore vowing to kill officers.
TAKE ACTION NOW! It Shouldn't Be a Crime to Care
Society & Culture  (tags: society, law, feeding the homelss, government, ethics, crime, culture, americans, politics, usa, safety, philanthropy, humans, freedoms )

Cal
- 108 days ago - caringacross.org
Every week, Arnold Abbott prepares hundreds of meals for the homeless. But thanks to a new law in Fort Lauderdale, giving those meals to the people who need them is a crime.A Florida judge has put the law on hold for 90 days. This is big news, but it's no
The Christian Terrorist Movement No One Wants To Talk About
Society & Culture  (tags: society, politics, religion, rights, usa, Christian terrorists, extremistm, politics, freedoms, culture, americans )

Cal
- 110 days ago - thinkprogress.org
The Phineas Priesthood is an American white supremacist movement that claims Christian inspiration and opposes interracial intercourse, racial integration, homosexuality, and abortion.
Sandy Hook Educators Fight to Change Gun Laws
Society & Culture  (tags: politics, usa, sadness, ethics, gunlaws, activism, children, changing gun laws )

Cal
- 111 days ago - cbsnews.com
Two years after a lone gunman opened fire on students and staff at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., a group of educators who were there that day talked with "Sunday Morning" correspondent Jane Pauley about their lives since the tragedy
 

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