#Activism

  • Article: Janet Jackson Has Fought for Social Justice — On and Off Stage — for Decades
    Girls & Women

    Janet Jackson Has Fought for Social Justice — On and Off Stage — for Decades

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 13, 2018

    Jackson may seem to be a shy personality — but she’s never shied away from activism. Read more

  • Article: Meet 7 Youth Activists Who Won the UN's 'Champions of the Earth' Award
    Environment

    Meet 7 Youth Activists Who Won the UN's 'Champions of the Earth' Award

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 13, 2018

    "Young people around the world have come up with amazing new ideas to help protect the environment." Read more

  • Article: Climate Protesters Created Largest Street Mural Ever, Thanks to Some Fearless Grandmas
    Environment

    Climate Protesters Created Largest Street Mural Ever, Thanks to Some Fearless Grandmas

    By Sophie Maes|Sept. 11, 2018

    The murals span five city blocks. Read more

  • Article: Amazing 9-Year-Old Kenyan Artist Draws Women to Show Their Global Struggle
    Girls & Women

    Amazing 9-Year-Old Kenyan Artist Draws Women to Show Their Global Struggle

    By Sophie Maes|Sept. 5, 2018

    “Women are the most important women important people in our families.” Read more

  • 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