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What Does The Quran Really Say About A Muslim Woman's Hijab? - Samina Ali - TEDxUniversityofNevada   video
Society & Culture  (tags: women, Islam, hijab, history, Quran, Samina Ali, context, manipulation, interests, clerics, insertions, fatwas )

- 39 days ago -
Samina Ali takes us on a journey back to Prophet Muhammad's time to reveal what the term "hijab" really means - & it's not the Muslim woman's veil! So what does "hijab" actually mean, if not the veil? How have fundamentalists conflated the term to deny
Society & Culture  (tags: Standing Rock Reservation, Oceti Sakowin camp renamed All Nations c, weather conditions, polar vortex, NODAPL, Native Americans, safety )

- 107 days ago -
CANNONBALL, NORTH DAKOTA âEUR"In an effort to address widespread rumors and misconceptions about #NODAPL encampments near the Standing Rock Indian Reservation, Last Real Indians led by former candidate for US Congress Chase Iron Eyes ..cont..
SafetyCurtain -- Protecting Our Kids At School
Society & Culture  (tags: World, violence, safety, politics, police, humans, freedoms, ethics, crime, children, SafetyCurtain, bulletproof vest, #schoolsafety, #childsafety, #prevention, #safetycounts, #safety, #activeshooter, #besafe, #studentsafety, #security, #publicsafety )

- 119 days ago -
SafetyCurtain -- Protecting Our Kids At School A "bulletproof vest" for the student body! Please share and make a donation if you can.
Flight Attendant Can't Believe Black Woman Is Doctor   video
Society & Culture  (tags: usa, Dr Tamikka Cross, Delta Airlines, flight attendant, Detroit, Houston, discrimination, health crisis, disbelief, Racism/Bigotry, complaint )

- 164 days ago -
A flight attendant just couldn't believe a black woman doctor was actually a real doctor. Thankfully this ignorant racism didn't cost someone their life. And this is the 21st century??
World's Oldest Man Celebrates His Bar Mitzvah 100 Years Late
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, goodnews, culture, world, society )

- 171 days ago -
Yisrael Kristal sitting in his home in Haifa. Israel. Kristal is a Holocaust survivor and the world's oldest man, according to Guinness World Records. He celebrated his long-delayed bar mitzvah this week at the age of 113.
Drop Charges Against Dakota Access Pipeline Journalist SIGN NOW!
Society & Culture  (tags: environment, ecosystems, activism, law, rights, freedoms, government, ethics, politics, police )

- 195 days ago -
Drop trespassing charges against the journalist who filmed the Dakota Access Pipeline security attacking protesters.
Grace Vanderwaal Named 'America's Got Talent' Season 11 Winner; See   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Grace Vanderwall, AGT, music, culture, media, tv, news, GoodNews )

- 194 days ago -
Grace is a local talent who has made a great impression on AMerica and just won this competition! I had to share her unique and original ukelele playing and songwriting. Icouldn't be prouder of her.
From Trash To Triumph: The Recycled Orchestra
Society & Culture  (tags: goodnews, music inspirational, world, culture )

- 194 days ago -
When you think of an orchestra, you're probably picturing refined woodwoods, brass, and strings. But one ensemble I recently met is made up mostly of kids who play instruments made out of literal trash.
15TH ANNIVERSARY OF 9/11 ATTACKS: How New York City Rebuilt Anew After Its Darkest Day
Society & Culture  (tags: 9/11 remembered, rebuilding NY City, architecture, government, society, goodnews )

- 201 days ago -
Tragedy and dark memory spurred a hard fought rebuilding and revitalizing of the Big Apple after its greatest tragedy
Australia and the UK Have a Higher Proportion of Inmates in Private Prisons Than the US
Society & Culture  (tags: prison populations, private prisons, ethics, crime, government, rights, police, law, world, society )

- 204 days ago -
Australia and the UK have a higher proportion of inmates in private prisons than the US
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