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See Something, Say Something, Do Something

When I was in a domestic violence situation, there were many opportunities for intervention by acquaintances and strangers who witnessed the abuse. Yet no one wanted to get involved and I did everything I could to… 516 more words

More People need to see

More people need to see this documentary by Samar Hazboun. It sheds light on a problem that many don’t want to see, hear or talk about in public or in private. 86 more words

Kindness of Strangers

One night, I found myself abandoned on the service road of a freeway with no gas in my car and a half-full gas can. The gas can nozzle was meant for a lawn mower so I couldn’t get much fuel in the car. 540 more words

The Cultural Kinking of Halloween

Halloween is a great holiday. It is a night of fear and fright and debauchery. It is a night of too much candy and too many screams over fake bones, fake blood, and fake spiders. 1,062 more words

Diversity & Equality

Sexual Harassment Is a Man’s Problem Not a Woman’s

Huff Post: by Marilyn Katz —

The ten women who spoke out about their sexual harassment by Donald Trump have opened a veritable flood-gate, with personal revelations of abuse from both the famous and the unknown, and with commentators and columnists asking “Will more women now believe their own stories?” 1,089 more words

The Muslim Times

Women journalists facing arrest and legal action for covering certain protests in the U.S.

A growing number of journalists and filmmakers, many of them women, have been arrested for reporting on citizen protests against the expansion of fossil-fuel infrastructures such as the Dakota Access Pipeline — a trend which has raised concern among activists that journalists are being deliberately targeted in an attempt to suppress coverage of the protests. 281 more words

Activism And Protest

The God Beneath the Sea

CARNEGIE MEDAL WINNER – 1970

The God Beneath the Sea

by Leon Garfield and Edward Blishen

illustrated by Charles Keeping

Age: 12+

Interests: Greek myths 700 more words

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