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A Saudi Prince Is Giving Away His Entire Fortune to CharityâEUR"and ItâEUR(TM)s a Lot
Society & Culture  (tags: GoodNews, interesting, society, women, world )

Frans
- 1 day ago - takepart.com
Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal is gifting $32 billion to support poverty alleviation, disease eradication, and womenâEUR(TM)s empowerment....
Something Great Happened When a Group Put $40 on a Bulletin Board in a Crowded L.A. Train Station.
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, ethics, family, humans, interesting, rights, sadness, society )

Frans
- 1 day ago - upworthy.com
If you were walking through a busy train station and saw a bulletin board full of dollar bills, what would you do?.....
Growing Up Trans
Society & Culture  (tags: Transgender, children, Frontline, documentary )

Evelyn
- 1 day ago - video.pbs.org
Not long ago it was adults, not kids, who changed genders. Today, many children are transitioning, too -- with new medical options, & at younger & younger ages. An intimate & eye-opening journey inside the struggles & choices facing transgender kids
What, to the American Slave, Is Your 4th of July?âEUR(TM)
Society & Culture  (tags: government, law, rights, politics, violence )

Cheryl A
- 1 day ago - nationofchange.org
"Frederick Douglass told a crowd gathered in Rochester, N.Y., on July 5, 1852 that to slaves the white man's celebration of the Fourth of July is a "sham." Peace.
New Uniforms Level Playing Field
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, fashion, religion, sports uniforms, Muslim girls, design )

Naoko
- 22 hours ago - the-japan-news.com
The models are East African, primarily Muslim girls living in Minnesota who designed their own culturally sensitive sportswear that lets them move freely without tripping on a long, flowing dress or having a head scarf come undone at a crucial point.
Holocaust Hero Nicholas Winton, Who Saved 699 Children, Dies at 106
Society & Culture  (tags: holocaust, hero, nicholas Winton, prague, children, crime, death, freedoms, humans, society, world, obituary )

Lone
- 4 hours ago - mic.com
Nicholas Winton, who spent a two-week vacation to Prague in 1938 rescuing 669 children from almost certain death during the Holocaust, died Wednesday in Maidenhead, England. He was 106 years old.
What Is the 4th of July to African Americans?
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, culture, death, crime, freedoms, humans, murder, police, politics, rights, sadness, violence )

Cheryl A
- 1 day ago - blu179.mail.live.com
Frederick Douglas, " I answer; a day that reveals to him, more than all other days in the year, the gross injustice and cruelty to which he is the constant victim." Peace.
These Disunited States
Society & Culture  (tags: July 4th, Independence Day, flag, country, civil war, civil rights )

Dandelion
- 1 hour ago - politico.com
All will not be celebrating the same thing this July 4th.
Tell Congress to Support the Voting Rights Restoration Act!
Society & Culture  (tags: congress, freedoms, government, americans, ethics, education )

Julie
- 1 hour ago - secure.sierraclub.org
Tell Congress to support the Voting Rights Restoration Act!
How a White Supremacist Became a Civil Rights Activist
Society & Culture  (tags: white supremacists, civil rights activist, KKK leader, americans, corruption, culture, freedoms, humans )

Lone
- 4 hours ago - nationofchange.org
The story of a KKK leaderâEUR(TM)s transformation shows us that we need not live forever with the kind of violence we saw in Charleston last week.
Palestinian Teen Killed on Way to Pray in Jerusalem
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, death, children, ethics, freedoms, news, rights, sadness, safety, violence, society, culture, abuse, government )

Carrie
- 2 hours ago - mondoweiss.net
Before sunrise 17-year old Mohammed Sami al-Kasbah went to morning prayers at a mosque 1 block from his house in Qalandia refugee camp in Jerusalem. By afternoon he returned to the same building, his remains carried by neighbors & relatives for a funeral.
'They Burned Mohammed Once, But We Burn Every Day': One Year Since the Murder of Mohammed Abu Khdeir
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, death, children, ethics, crime, murder, sadness, safety, society, freedoms, culture, dishonesty, government, law, rights, family, abuse, violence )

Carrie
- 2 hours ago - mondoweiss.net
33-year-old Mohammad Abu Khdeir stood outside the Shuafat girls secondary school where the commemoration of the kidnapping and murder of his teenage cousin (who had the same name) was taking place.
Five Things You Think You Know About July 4th That Are Wrong - The Washington Post
Society & Culture  (tags: usa, rights, politics, law, safety, society, violence, ethics, abuse, dishonesty )

Milde
- 2 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
Back by popular demand (well, I like them), are the top five myths about Independence Day, adapted from George Mason UniversityâEUR(TM)s History News Network:
Jimmy Carter: 'Losing My Religion For Equality'
Society & Culture  (tags: Jimmy Carter, Christianity, religion, activists, women, girls, culture, education, health, politics, ethics, human rights, Jesus, mohammed )

Lynn
- 1 hour ago - dailykos.com
Over the years, Jimmy Carter, a devout Christian, has become a very strong proponent of women's rights, to a point where he has spoken out against the falsehoods and extremism we see within the 'religion' of Christianity today.
Why I Am Glad I Am Leaving America | Alternet
Society & Culture  (tags: usa, violence, rights, safety, humans, politics, media, culture, ethics, family, freedoms, children, police, society, world, dishonesty, abuse, law, government, death, news, crime )

Milde
- 19 minutes ago - alternet.org
For the past couple of years the summers, like hurricanes, have had names. Not single names like Katrina or Floyd âEUR" but full names like Trayvon Martin or Michael Brown. Like hurricanes, their arrival was both predictable and predicted, and yet somehow,
Racial Injustice Is Rooted in a Lie
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, culture, children, education, ethics, law, police, politics, sadness, rights, violence, freedoms )

Cheryl A
- 1 day ago - blogs.edweek.org
"From the Dominican Republic to Italy to my home of Chicago, it's the same: The lighter the skin, the prettier, the more intelligent, the more trustworthy you are." Peace.
History of Homosexuality on Film   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Gay film oppression education, stereotypes, homophobic society, movie review, usa, world, LGBT history )

Anonymous
- 1 day ago - youtube.com
With gay marriage now legal in America, let's take a look back at how homosexuality has been portrayed on film. It's 120 years of misrepresentation in 10 minutes!
George Takei Smacks Down Clarence Thomas For His Attacks On Same-Sex Marriage - VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: plain speaking )

Deborah
- 1 hour ago - samuel-warde.com
Actor and social justice activiest George Takei slammed Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas during an interview with Fox 10 this week in Phoenix.
Online Reader Comments Can Provide Valuable Feedback to News Sites: Readers Often Value Different Journalistic Ideals Than Tradi
Society & Culture  (tags: media )

Deborah
- 1 hour ago - sciencedaily.com
Researchers have found that editors and owners of news organizations may want to pay more attention to what their readers are saying about their news stories in order to better serve their consumers.
   

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