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Rev. Glenn Garrett Grayson of Wesley Center AME in Pittsburgh Honored by President Obama for Efforts to Reduce Violence

A western Pennsylvania pastor whose son was fatally shot in 2010 will be honored as part of President Barack Obama’s Champions of Change program for anti-violence work the clergyman began 10 years before his son’s death.



I was really unwell for a week in the middle of February.  I think the heat got to me, and I had to go to the doctor and get some shots and rest up.   1,090 more words

International Development

Healthy and Unhealthy relationships

Young people, especially teenage girls, are in a very vulnerable position as they try to juggle their various relationships (with their parents, friends and partners) and their responsibilities (school, part-time jobs and domestic duties); none more so than the girls in Remansito who face so much pressure at home as they are expected to be fully involved in the up-bringing of all younger siblings, cousins and neighbours (as seen in the picture).   1,277 more words

International Development

No guns, no knives

No guns, no knives
No mock disguise
Will give you right
To take a life

You say respect
As dialect
Create a debt
That ends in death… 14 more words


Shameless! QTPOC creative resistance

If  you are at all familiar with events in Oakland, you might be aware of the monthly, First-Friday event (often called Art Murmur), where a portion Telegraph Ave is closed off and made public to support local artists and vendors. 697 more words

I'm a Danged Liberal Hippie

Well… Third Wave Intersectional Feminist Pacifist would be a better description of my opinions on the world we live in, but that really is a mouthful. 645 more words


Rape Culture

Rape culture is a term that was designed decades ago, to bring to light ways in which a society blames rape victims and rationalizes the behavior of the rapist. 615 more words