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Honoring Civil Rights

The Multicultural Studies (MCS) Department hosted a Civil Rights festival this week in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights act.  John Valdez and his Chicano Studies students assembled a great crowd to celebrate civil rights and to emphasize the continued work necessary to ensure civil rights continue for those fortunate to have it and  for those who are in need of equity and justice.  17 more words

Educational Program

Online Exhibit | Seeking to Tell a Story: Political Action from Slavery to Civil Rights

Seeking to Tell a Story: Political Action from Slavery to Civil Rights is a digital exhibit featuring materials from several collections housed in AUC Woodruff Library’s Archives Research Center – including the Atlanta Student Movement and Maurice Pennington Political Cartoon Collections. 27 more words

ART NEWS & EVENTS

Keystone XL pipeline delayed...

….for at least another year.

I’m so disappointed…

…really, I am…

…what? You don’t believe me? :)

::doing the happy dance::

Politics

Neil deGrasse Tyson on Why There Aren't Black or Female Scientists

To set the scene, the (poorly posed) question is referring to comments made by former Treasury Secretary and Harvard University President Lawrence Summers, who suggested that genetic differences could explain why there are fewer girls in science (in a much more demeaning manner). 10 more words

Ideas

It's Perfectly Fine Not to Know.

            I am agnostic, meaning I have belief and doubt in a creator in this whole religion business. It’s always been strange to me that there have been so many historical and spiritual clashes between differing religious beliefs, and the fact that still millions of people choose to follow suit without truly questioning and understanding what they believe in the first place. 261 more words

Women's Civil Rights in Islam: A synopsis from the pages of Ms. Marvel

The Women’s Rights Movement in Islam is a fight for more than equality and freedom. It, in some ways, is a fight for humanity. The Western world has been put on notice that the women of Islam will no longer suffer the indifference of cruel and stubborn men. 1,173 more words

Ukraine: A message for Americans, Canadians and Europeans.

Ukrainians do not have a history of harmony between different ethnic groups, all Ukrainians, living in peace and prosperity within a defined boundary. None of the Eastern European countries born of the Soviet Union do 100%. 219 more words

Value Clarification