#Activism

  • Article: The Weeknd Is Helping Communities Flourish Around the World
    Citizenship

    The Weeknd Is Helping Communities Flourish Around the World

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 4, 2018

    The musician has championed Black Lives Matter and maternal health. Read more

  • Article: Mandela's Legacy Lives on in South Africa Through Its Young People
    OpinionCitizenship

    Mandela's Legacy Lives on in South Africa Through Its Young People

    By Hlumelo Siphe Williams|Aug. 24, 2018

    On the year that marks 100 years since Mandela's birth, his legacy still thrives and inspires. Read more

  • Article: Ugandan Politician and Activist Imprisoned by Military, Allegedly Tortured
    AdvocacyCitizenship

    Ugandan Politician and Activist Imprisoned by Military, Allegedly Tortured

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 21, 2018

    Bobi Wine is a champion of human rights and the poor. Read more

  • Article: JAY-Z Is Trying to Build a Movement to Change the World
    Citizenship

    JAY-Z Is Trying to Build a Movement to Change the World

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 17, 2018

    Here’s how JAY-Z follows in the footsteps of Nelson Mandela. Read more

  • Article: 4 Ways Aretha Franklin Fought for a Better World
    Citizenship

    4 Ways Aretha Franklin Fought for a Better World

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 16, 2018

    “American history wells up when Aretha sings.” Read more

  • Article: How Beyoncé Is an 'Irreplaceable' Force for Change
    Girls & Women

    How Beyoncé Is an 'Irreplaceable' Force for Change

    By Daniele Selby|Aug. 16, 2018

    Beyoncé Knowles-Carter has used her star power to champion everything from education to clean water. Read more

  • Article: LGBTQ Groups Banned From Organizing Around the World: Report
    Citizenship

    LGBTQ Groups Banned From Organizing Around the World: Report

    Aug. 7, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    In 55 countries, LGBTQ organizations exist but are denied state authorization. Read more

  • Article: 9 Trailblazing South African Activists You Need to Know
    Citizenship

    9 Trailblazing South African Activists You Need to Know

    By Daniele Selby|Aug. 6, 2018

    Nelson Mandela may be South Africa’s best-known activist, but he’s far from its only force for good. Read more