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US Blockade on Cuba Is 'Genocidal'

The National Union of Cuban Jurists says that it also violates international law and the human rights of Cubans.

Graffiti in Cuba reads “Down with the blockade” and… 419 more words

U.S. Foreign Policy

New Resources by National LGBT Hate Crime Unit Published

Professor Surya Monro has worked on behalf of BiUK with the National LGBT Hate Crime Unit. They, and in consultation with other bi* activist groups, have produced a series of resources to help individuals affected by hate crime, and to support agencies tackling hate crime. 107 more words

Activism

"Salamanca Dance Festival."

Photo: Luke Campbell, one of the performers with The Second Echo Ensemble. (ABC News: Felicity Ogilvie)
The Second Echo Ensemble are an integrated performance group who believe anyone can dance, and include people with disabilities in their troupe. 89 more words
CULTURE

Former Aides to Gov. Cuomo Arrested on Corruption Charges*

Former Aides to Gov. Cuomo Arrested on Corruption Charges*

By Andrew Emett

The Justice Department announced public corruption charges on Thursday against nine people, including two former top aides to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, a senior state official, and six others allegedly involved in bribery and state contracts.  688 more words

Humanities

Love is not a luxury

I am not one to be prone to panic attacks, but I do admit to often being in a low-level state of foreboding, that sometimes elevates itself to full-on dread. 1,266 more words

Alternative Futures

NCAA, ACC Take Strong Stance Against LGBTQA+ Discrimination

Last week, the NCAA and the ACC, both announced their decisions to remove all championships from North Carolina due to discriminatory laws against LGBTQA+ individuals. 676 more words

Activism

NAACP, BMI Discuss What it Means to be a Man

Editor’s Note: The spelling of a name has been corrected. 

In a 2015 issue of Ebony magazine, Kendrick Lamar recalled his childhood while answering the question, “Who are you most comfortable talking to?” … 629 more words

Activism