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Nelson Mandela, freedom fighter and the first democratically elected president of South Africa, would have been 100 years old this month. He was a fierce advocate for equality and a champion for the power of young people. Yet, his grandson Kweku says today's youth may recognize the name Nelson ...
A plan to establish a new social justice framework/action plan at the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified school District was met with unanimous praise at the Feb. 15 board meeting. The Social Justice Framework plan is part of SMMUSD's three-pronged approach to achieving "excellence through equity" ...

10, for the eighteenth annual social justice Teach-In. The Teach-In, facilitated by the Case Western Reserve University Center for Civic Engagement and Learning (CCEL), InterReligious Task Force on Central America (IRTF), Social Justice Institute and other partners, featured 33 workshops centered ...
They have worn "I can't breathe" shirts during pregame warm-ups to support the Black Lives Matter movement. LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Carmelo Anthony and Chris Paul, while onstage at the ESPYs in July 2016, decried police shootings of people of color, and spoke out about racial tensions in the ...

social justice activist Angela Davis speaks in the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum at Utah State University on Thursday. ... And it was not the only one, either, for the 74-year-old UC Santa Cruz distinguished professor emerita, who spoke for nearly an hour on "the intersection of the arts and social justice" in a talk ...
Pick a social justice campaign from the last few years -- Black Lives Matter, #MeToo or Fight for $15 -- and notice that behind it stand black women, whose physical and emotional labor helped lay roots and build movements now largely considered socially acceptable or "woke." Not too long ago these ...
Support for university-based efforts to advance social justice is nothing new. But it tends to come from institutional grantmakers who look to campus scholars, research centers and law schools to move the needle on issues like poverty, democracy reform, or racial and gender equity. What we see less often ...
social justice Action Plan for SMMUSD. CRJ's free workshop on Feb. 11 will feature Dr. Ben Drati, Superintendent and Dr. Jacqueline Mora, Asst. District Superintendent of education Services for the Santa Monica/Malibu United school District. Dr. Mora came to the SMMUSD district in October of 2017 from ...
Is God concerned about social justice? You can count on it. He rebuked people in the book of Amos who "turn justice to wormwood," who "abhor him who speaks the truth," who "trample on the poor," who "afflict the righteous," and who "take a bribe." God tells his people that judgment is coming, and calls on ...
The church was packed with members, guests, and a full choir who came to hear Rev. Dr. Vernon Walton and local legislators speak on justice and legislative issues at the church. #police brutality, immigration, housing, and incarceration were some of the social justice issues addressed in Walton's sermon ...
San Diego State University will deepen its efforts in research, develop a satellite campus and sharply focus on matters of social justice, especially along the U.S.-Mexico border, the school's new president said Thursday during her first major address. Adela de la Torre also told a crowd of 800 in Montezuma ...
Internationally-renowned educator, author and researcher Joy DeGruy spoke of the need to identify and re-evaluate behaviors passed down through generations of trauma during the 2018 social justice and Equity Lecture at Emporia State University's Albert Taylor Hall Thursday evening. DeGruy's theory ...
"Based on the work in her doctoral dissertation, she plans to study art teachers' transitional experience from pre-service to in-service teaching by collecting narratives of their experience and insights on teaching art for social justice and diversity in art education," says LaPorte. "Her work is crucial to positively ...
How can truth deeply unsettle our assumptions about ourselves and our relations to others? And why did Baldwin think that this abstract concept of truth could play a concrete role in social justice? The philosophers seek their own truth with Christopher Freeburg from the University of Illinois, author of Black ...
On Jan. 25, the College hosted its annual Martin Luther King Jr. social justice Award ceremony as part of its Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebrations. The awards seek to honor achievement in social justice by members of the Dartmouth community. Five people and one organization received awards this ...

The Good Fight won't likely reach the people who have made social justice warrior a pejorative term, but it's still valuable to the rest of us, as we retrace the decades of continuous effort that's led us to where we are today, and see, as the authors write, that "the human face of America's sporadically violent, ...
Though the frustration that exists with the status quo is understandable, the social justice movement needs to be careful not to inadvertently support or even become what it is fighting. Ending oppression requires abolishing power structures, not reversing or enhancing them. It is important to always keep ...
"I'm always interested in issues of fundamental fairness and social justice," said Wiley. "I have a responsibility to this community and every ...
In November 2017, Theatre 167 will launch "167 West: Art into Action," a series of play readings exploring social justice/activist themes. The first three events in ...
I am a Rabbi. I am a social justice activist. I am a Zionist, meaning I support Israel as a sovereign Jewish and democratic state and affirm Israel's ...
Federal National mortgage Association FNMA 1.45% CEO Timothy J. Mayopoulos' tone sounded geared more toward social justice than Wall ...
citizens of the World school - Silver Lake cofounders Maureen Lamorena-Tatsui (seated) and Ramona Patrick (standing) with students.
The collaborative was made to make social justice education available to student leaders who are unable to attend RAPP because of the time, ...
Now, the Inglewood, California, native says that his work as a social justice advocate and educator for Black LGBTQ people and the Black ...
Back in the 1920s, there was a Jewish shoemaker who had a shop in downtown Waltham. According to the story, his son died and he needed ...
MIAMI - The Miami Dolphins announced the creation of a social justice grant program. Launching Dec. 1, the team will earmark funds to impact ...
Welcome to life in the social justice Cafeteria! Eat this! Don't eat that! While Hurricane Weinstein was blowing through town, my wife and I were ...
As I write this article, I am saddened to see how exploitation of social justice has become a reality. Notice how President [Donald] Trump and ...
RICHMOND, Ind. -- Bethany Theological Seminary and Earlham school of religion have been recognized as Seminaries That Changes the ...
Samandar Singh, the assassin who stabbed to death Clarist Sister Rani Maria Vattalil Maria in 1995, prays at her tomb in 2015 in Udainagar, ...
People stand in solidarity for survivors or rape and sexual assault during the #WeGrabBack rally on October 6, outside the White House.
On the first Fringe of November, we dive into two sets of new music, featuring local artists Brave baby, Butterfly, Zoe child and Young Mister.
While crime might not pay, New Jersey's two major gubernatorial candidates are hoping that their respective positions on crime and justice will ...
Diversity in Movement is part of Doctor Kristen Guillory's Diversity and social justice course that moved students out of the classroom for a ...
But a new study from Vanderbilt University suggests that for students of color, it's not just about the money. Researchers found ...
Imagining a world with universal housing and social justice instead of prisons and jails, activists and benevolent witches Keith Hennessy and ...
Round of applause! Contestants of Sunday's Miss Peru beauty pageant boldly challenged violence against women while making their ...
New core curriculum requirement, social justice and Diversity, is currently in the implementation phase. Now the university is assembling a ...
GENEVA - Two Adler University students have chosen to do their social justice practicum in partnership with do-over.me working on ...
Artbeat announces two free workshops for adults and teens who would like a creative way to work together for social justice. Circles of Color ...
"When we talk about issues in politics or social justice, we try to do it with an understanding of where our own biases come from," Goldberger ...
The year was 1992. Mutants were accidentally zapping their VCRs, using clever comebacks like, "...NOT," and dealing with unwarranted ...
Freshman Chidera Onwunaka, visitor Genesis Ridley, and freshmen Madison Ridley and Samara Archibald at Howard University's Yardfest.
The Record-Courier had a very confused columnist on Oct. 18. Susan S. Brown's commentary started with the headline, "social justice is an ...
"Don't get paralyzed, your voice can create impact at any level," said Dial, before explaining the four levels of change toward social justice and ...
For too long, we have wasted precious time and money worshipping these so-called "social justice" warrior hypocrites who continue to ...
Attorney General Doug Chin received the "Champion for social justice Award" from the Hawaiʻi State Bar Association during its annual ...
However, the social justice groups want council members to vote down the contract because they believe more power needs to be in the hands ...


 

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