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#onthisday in 1968, despite times of unrest and heated situations, local Memphis ministers urged the protestors to restrain from violence. Marchers continued their peaceful protests along the streets of Memphis wearing "I AM A MAN" signs as officials and representatives ...
Our very own Thandiwe Abdullah and the BLMLA Youth Vanguard spoke at the Los Angeles March 4 Our Lives gathering. ‘The crowd kept encouraging the young Black Lives Matter activists as they lamented, through rhyme and fiery speech, how their ...
Immigrant Stories: Doctors and Nurses • BRAVE NEW FILMS In our latest video, "Immigrant Stories: Doctors and Nurses," we expose how inhumane immigration policies are forcing people to choose between medical care or deportation.
The Protecting Sensitive Locations Act (H.R.1815/S.845) would strengthen and codify the current guidelines and would ...
❤️❤️❤️ #repost @janellacuyler - “I want to be like Colin Kaepernick because he stands up for people and for their rights.” - Taj, 8



Students in Kindergarten through 4th grade at AF Endeavor Elementary are studying @kaepernick7 ...
SDG's: Success lies with reliable disagregated data by disability Catalina Devandas Aguilar, Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities says, the Sustainable Development Goals present a great opportunity to address the challenges that persons with disabilities face around the world.
But in order to design effective solutions, ...
The "Love, Simon" Cast And Crew Say It Gets Better We talked to the cast and crew of "Love, Simon" as they walked the red carpet for the Los Angeles fan premiere of their groundbreaking new movie.
From stars like Alexandra Shipp and Joey Pollari to Director Greg Berlanti, you ...

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