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Ask United Arab Emirates President to Pardon Jennifer Dalquez

My colleague Catherine Chang and partners from the United Church of Christ in the Philippines hand delivered a letter for President Duterte of the Philippines on Friday, March 24, 2017. 380 more words

Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)

Legitimate Concerns of the White Working Class

A few days ago, I went to a restaurant with a friend and after the meal we stopped off at a supermarket for some essentials. My date said he’d pop in quickly whilst I smoked my cigarette. 1,239 more words

Society

A racist education

By Kassiani Lythrangomitis

I was born in a racist country, with a racist president, and racist laws. My neighbour was a racist. I went to a racist school that did not allow black children to learn in the same space as white children. 784 more words

Admiration List: Kandice Sumner

This woman has some really good, and hard, things to say about education in the United States. A few quotes:

If you neglect a child long enough, you no longer have the right to be surprised when things don’t turn out well.”

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Human Rights

Being gay is illegal in Sri Lanka - Let's Stop This Discrimination Now

Being gay is illegal in Sri Lanka – and can land you in jail for up to 10 years.

Now, for the first time in decades, there’s a real chance for change: as part of a trade deal with the European Union, the country was asked to drop their anti-gay law. 80 more words

Human Rights

Katy Perry Opens Up About Her Sexuality

While accepting the National Equality Award at the Human Rights Campaign gala last night, Katy Perry opened up about her sexuality.

“I speak my truths and I paint my fantasies into these bite-sized pop songs. 236 more words

Features

"But you don't look like you have dementia..."

Thanks to my DAI members and family for supporting this webinar. If you haven’t seen it, please watch, listen, and learn.

Dementia