Built in the 1830s, Oak Alley Plantation in Vacherie, Louisiana was home to over one hundred house and field slaves (photographed 2001). Photo Credit: Philip Gould/CORBIS
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Equality is a universal human right. Unless you're European or American, in which case you're far more entitled to it...
A few weeks ago Paris was attacked by terrorist(s), and 17 died. The (western) world was horrified: Europe’s capital cities saw millions taking to the street protesting the attacks, and sympathizing with Charlie Hebdo – the targeted newspaper who had offended the attackers with religious mockery. 740 more words
Kaitlyn Mitchell, a staff lawyer for Ecojustice Canada, thinks it’s time the federal government enshrines the right to a healthy environment.
“We should have air and water that is safe and doesn’t pose serious risks to our health,” she says. 565 more words
Too often, human beings are treated unjustly, marginalized, oppressed, abused, and targeted for criminal acts. Human Rights Society is a nonprofit dedicated to advocating for human rights for all because we all have universal and intrinsic value equally. 84 more words