#Civil Rights

  • Article: Rights Groups Urge Malawi to Protect People With Albinism From Violence
    Citizenship

    Rights Groups Urge Malawi to Protect People With Albinism From Violence

    June 28, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Only two of 148 reported cases have been successfully prosecuted. Read more

  • Article: Voters in Alaska Reject Anti-Transgender ‘Bathroom Bill’
    Citizenship

    Voters in Alaska Reject Anti-Transgender ‘Bathroom Bill’

    By Chris Gelardi|April 9, 2018

    The bill would have prevented people from using bathrooms consistent with their identities. Read more

  • Article: An Openly Gay Black Female Politician Was Murdered in Brazil — And Now Thousands Are Protesting
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    An Openly Gay Black Female Politician Was Murdered in Brazil — And Now Thousands Are Protesting

    By Daniele Selby|March 16, 2018

    Marielle Franco was critical of police brutality in Brazil’s impoverished favelas, where she grew up Read more

  • Article: Recy Taylor, Rosa Parks, and 7 Other Inspiring Women You Should Know
    Girls & Women

    Recy Taylor, Rosa Parks, and 7 Other Inspiring Women You Should Know

    By Daniele Selby|Feb. 8, 2018

    The contributions of these women were fundamental to the Civil Rights Movement. Read more

  • Article: 17 Quotes About Peace to Give You Strength Today
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    17 Quotes About Peace to Give You Strength Today

    By Phineas Rueckert|Aug. 14, 2017

    “Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” Read more

  • Article: MLK, Jr., Shot 49 Years Ago Today: ‘I Still Have Faith in the Future’
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    MLK, Jr., Shot 49 Years Ago Today: ‘I Still Have Faith in the Future’

    By Colleen Curry|April 4, 2017

    “Now I’m not one to lose hope. I keep on hoping.” Read more

  • Article: 6 Things Global Citizens Can Watch This Weekend on Netflix and More
    Citizenship

    6 Things Global Citizens Can Watch This Weekend on Netflix and More

    By Phineas Rueckert|Feb. 3, 2017

    These powerful films speak to Global Citizen’s core issues: environment, women & girls, citizenship. Read more

  • Article: Why Rebecca Ferguson’s Response to Donald Trump's Inauguration Request Is Pitch Perfect
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    Why Rebecca Ferguson’s Response to Donald Trump's Inauguration Request Is Pitch Perfect

    By Yosola Olorunshola|Jan. 3, 2017

    The protest song, once blacklisted for being “too controversial,” is still revolutionary. Read more