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Lindiwe Zulu Named Global Champion of the SheDecides Movement

Social Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu has been named a Global Champion of a global and diverse movement driving change to ensure that every woman, girl and young person has the right to make decisions about her body, her life and her future . The SheDecides movement brings together government, civil society, media and donors […]

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Non-Muslim Kashmiris seek to build a civil movement against radicalization in the valley

The All-India Kashmiri Samaj will reach out to civil society organizations to create an atmosphere conducive to community harmony in the valley which has seen selective killings over the past few months As many as 14 Kashmiri Pandits and Hindus have been killed in the valley since Article 370 was repealed in 2019. File photo: […]

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What’s next for the abortion rights movement in Michigan?

The stakes are high. Yes Roe vs. Wade is overturned, a 1931 Michigan law will immediately make it a crime to perform or have an abortion, even in cases of rape or incest. As activists fighting against this terrible outcome, we believe it is crucial for the movement to discuss the political perspectives and strategies […]

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Omar Sarfraz Cheema warns of 2007-like movement against crowding out – Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Former Punjab governor Omar Sarfraz Cheema threatened the government on Wednesday that a “justice safeguard movement” similar to that of 2007 could be launched against his “unlawful removal” from office earlier this week . Addressing a press conference on Wednesday, Mr Cheema described the current leadership as a “Sicilian mafia” and said they should […]

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What was the movement of Khalistan, which began and this is the fall

New Delhi: After successfully ousting Imran Khan’s government from power, the Pakistani spy agency ISI has once again attempted to destabilize India through the Khalistani movement. New ISI leader Nadeem Anjum, whose appointment to the top job was opposed by Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan, wants to use the global penetration of Sikh separatists to […]

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Save Soil Movement: Sadhguru to address political leaders from 195 countries at UNCCD COP15 | India News

New Delhi: Sadhguru, founder of the Isha Foundation, which launched the Global Movement to Save Soils from Extinction in March this year, will address leaders from 195 nations at the 15th session of the Conference of the Parties ( COP15) at the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) as keynote speaker. COP15 will be […]

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What’s next for Myanmar’s pro-democracy movement?

Following the military coup in Myanmar in February 2021, the country’s pro-democracy movement transformed from a peaceful, leaderless camp into a quasi-military structure. Many demonstrators took up arms to defend the civilian population against the atrocities of the regime. Where is the standoff going between the junta and the pro-democracy fighters? When Myanmar’s democratically elected […]

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“Young people must be more sensitive to the Naga movement for self-determination” | MorungExpress

Naga Hoho General Secretary K Elu Edang speaking at the 3rd Poilwa Snail and Trout Festival in Peren District. (Photo Morung) Our correspondentKohima | May 2nd Naga Hoho General Secretary K Elu Edang said the Naga struggle for self-determination is a movement started by the Naga people against the forced occupation of India with a […]

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EU COVID certificate: Committee backs one-year extension to ensure free movement | Actuality

In order to ensure that EU citizens can benefit from their right to free movement regardless of the evolution of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs has approved two reports aimed at extending the EU COVID Digital Certificate Scheme (EUDCC) – set to expire June 30 – for a […]

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Janez Jansa’s right-wing government loses to Slovenia’s new Freedom Movement : Peoples Dispatch

Robert Golob, leader of the Freedom Movement (GS). (Picture: via Facebook) In the general elections to the Slovenian National Assembly held on Sunday April 24, the new liberal Freedom Movement (GS) party led by Robert Golob emerged victorious by toppling the right-wing coalition led by Prime Minister Janez Jansa . The elections saw a high […]

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Myanmar civil disobedience movement ‘losing steam’ as junta cracks down — Radio Free Asia

Myanmar’s Civil Disobedience Movement (CDM), a popular strike movement that at its peak crippled the administrative apparatus of the military regime, has lost more than a third of its active members in the crackdown by the junta, the organizers and the government of the country. shadow government said on Tuesday. Formed by doctors in Mandalay […]

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Trevecca students explore the civil rights movement – TrevEchoes Online

By Sol Ayala As 11 Trevecca students stood on the porch of Martin Luther King Jr.’s former home, the museum director who now oversees the home drove by and saw them. Shirley Cherry, tour director at the Dexter Parsonage Museum, stopped by and talked to them about growing up in the isolated South. “I was […]

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Cycling movement sweeps Lebanon – Al-Monitor: The Pulse of the Middle East

BEIRUT – Faced with fuel shortages caused by the war in Ukraine, dozens of Lebanese drivers stranded outside petrol stations on Mar Mikhael Street anxiously wait to refuel their vehicles – a situation echoing the “queues of expectation of humiliation” last summer. Due to the fuel shortage, many Lebanese have turned to bicycles, a cheaper […]

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How a Texas sociologist became the father of the environmental justice movement

Initially, the idea of ​​environmental justice had no name. He didn’t have much support either. A few years after the first Earth Day, a young sociologist named Robert Bullard collected data for a 1979 lawsuit, filed by his then-wife, over a planned landfill for a black class neighborhood. average in Houston. His work showed that […]

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Challenges for freedom of movement in Kashmir | By Dr Ghulam Nabi Fai

Challenges for freedom of movement in Kashmir Washington, Who does not know the historic date of December 10, 1948? It was on this day that the United Nations adopted one of its first major achievements, known as the “Universal Declaration of Human Rights” (UDHR). The Assembly proclaimed the Declaration “a common standard of achievement for […]

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A “Hamilton” for the Suffrage Movement

Have you heard of the musical juggernaut about the scrappy young American revolutionary with a surplus of political genius, who is determined to change the course of history with the help of a band of committed buddies? No, not ‘Hamilton’ – I’m talking about ‘Suffs’, an ambitious new show (directed by Leigh Silverman, to The […]

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Why the movement of conservatives who want to separate from liberalism is growing – India press release

Viktor Orbán’s landslide victory for a new term as Hungarian prime minister has excited conservatives around the world, but within that political spectrum there is a growing undercurrent that celebrates more. It is the one that brings together the defenders of a break in the alliance between conservatism and economic liberalism, two currents of thought […]

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Voluntary blood donation a grassroots movement in Vietnam | Company

People donate blood at an event in Hanoi. (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – April 7 was designated 22 years ago as “Everybody’s Voluntary Blood Donation Day” and since then the blood donation movement has grown on a large scale and won wide support. Every year, Vietnam needs about 2 million units of blood for emergency […]

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The “Parental Rights” Movement Is Harming Our Children

Students across the country are struggling to regain a sense of normalcy as they deal with the loss and emotional struggles of the pandemic. This is especially true in Florida and Texas, where there are severe teacher shortages and underfunded public school systems, we parents are concerned about the well-being and future of our children. […]

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China continues to suppress the feminist movement

March 19 marked six months of arbitrary detention for #MeToo activist and freelance journalist Huang Xueqin and labor rights defender Wang Jianbing, following their initial enforced disappearances. On September 19, 2021, Guangzhou police forcibly arrested Huang Xueqin and Wang Jianbing on suspicion of “inciting subversion of state power” during a weekly gathering of friends at […]

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TSU Historian Shares Untold Stories About the Civil Rights Movement

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) – A Tennessee State University (TSU) professor and historian has archived untold stories from the civil rights movement of local Nashvillians in a public app. “This app will make it possible to ask better questions about Nashville history or gain a deeper understanding of Nashville history,” explained Dr. Learotha Williams Jr., associate […]

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Grocery and cafe workers in Jamaica Plain join movement to unionize

Workers at an upscale grocery store in Jamaica Plain filed a petition Wednesday to form a union, joining a campaign to organize workers at Starbucks outlets and other small coffee shops in Massachusetts. The organizing effort at City Feed and Supply, which also offers a cafe and delicatessen, follows union drives at other local businesses, […]

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Tunisia: the Echaâb movement points to two scenarios to deal with the political crisis

Tunis/Tunisia — The political roadmap for the second congress of the Echaâb movement provides for two “electoral scenarios”, Ali Ben Aoun, president of the party’s 2nd congress, told TAP on the sidelines of the second day in Hammamet. Either the success of the elections announced by the President of the Republic, or the failure. Faced […]

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Overtake Greater Idaho Movement, Jefferson State Returns to Secession Spotlight

Move Oregon’s Border for a Greater Idaho, the effort to turn most of rural Oregon into a Gem State, has received a lot of attention over the past two years. But a truer — and much older — Oregon secession movement is now coming back into the conversation. The dream of creating an entirely new […]

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Barricades paralyze traffic all around Khartoum

The Sudanese capital Khartoum has been paralyzed by the widespread response to protesters’ calls to close all roads. Khartoum: Al-Taghyeer A state of paralysis hit the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, on Tuesday after scores of main and secondary roads were barricaded amid protests condemning the military coup. Resistance committees in Khartoum have […]

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Bhagwant Mann’s ministers: Young Turks, products of the Anna movement, both up for the challenge

At 32 and 31, Gurmeet Singh Meet Hayer and Harjot Singh Bains are the youngest ministers in the cabinet of Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann, who was sworn in as Punjab Raj Bhawan in Chandigarh on Saturday. Hayer, a mechanical engineer from Barnala, whose political career began in 2011, during the Anna Hazare movement, had not […]

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Isle of Man moves to thwart move of Russian billionaire Andrey Melnichenko’s two superyachts

MY A Yacht by Andrey Melnichenko. Corbis via Getty Images Britain’s crown dependency of the Isle of Man makes it harder for sanctioned Russian billionaire Andrey Melnichenko to move his two superyachts around the world. Authorities in the Isle of Man deregistered two yachts belonging to Melnichenko on Wednesday, according to a statement from his […]

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Things you need to know!

It is based on the 1955 murder of Emmett Till and his mother Mamie Till-Mobley, who later became an activist, starting the civil rights movement. On top of that, ABC provided a teaser video and behind-the-scenes look. “Today marks the 65th anniversary of the horrific murder of Emmett Till. Grandma Till-Mobley’s dogged quest for justice […]

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Rally supports 7 Memphis Starbucks workers laid off after joining growing movement to unionize – FOX13 News Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Another rally was held in support of seven Memphis Starbucks workers who were laid off last month after joining the growing union organizing movement. Dozens of people gathered for the group known as “The Memphis Seven”. The group is now gaining national attention. RELATED: Starbucks lays off Memphis workers who plan to […]

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Indigenous judge awaits move on historic federal judicial appointment

Indianz.Com Video: Sunshine Judge Suzanne Sykes – Senate Judiciary Committee – February 1, 2022 Indigenous judge awaits move on historic federal judicial appointment Monday, March 7, 2022 By Acee Agoyo Indianz.Com WASHINGTON, DC — The Senate Committee on the Judiciary has again scheduled a meeting to advance the nomination of another Indigenous woman […]

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Netflix is ​​streaming a documentary about the civil rights movement in Ukraine for free

The Russian-Ukrainian war has now entered its tenth day on March 5, and several popular actors, directors, singers and celebrities from the entertainment world have sent their prayers and love to all those affected by the current situation. Sean Penn, who recently fled Ukraine where he was working on a documentary on the Russian-Ukrainian war […]

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Autherine Lucy Foster, critical figure of the civil rights movement, dies at 92

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Reddit E-mail Impression Photo submitted Autherine Lucy Foster Her desire to get a second undergraduate degree was cut short after just three days when a mob of racists assaulted her with food, rocks and other objects when she tried to enter college. University of Alabama. Autherine Lucy Foster, who earned a bachelor’s […]

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‘God’s Dog’ author Jonathan Pageau believes new social justice movement will turn into pogrom

God’s Dog author and iconographer Jonathan Pageau recently shared his opinion that the recent wave of social justice activism will turn into a pogrom. Source: Dog of God Pageau’s comments came during a discussion with Catholic Bishop Robert Barron, Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, in a video titled “A Return to Cosmic […]

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California Reparations Task Force: recent meeting. History of the Honored Movement | VIDEO

This image taken from video from the governor’s office shows California Governor Gavin Newsom signing into law a bill that establishes a task force to make recommendations on how to grant reparations to American blacks. *The California Task Force under study and development Proposed Reparations for African Americans is holding its seventh meeting this week. […]

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Georgia State University to Honor Unsung Heroes of the Civil Rights Movement – WSB-TV Channel 2

ATLANTA — Whenever Crystal Freeman looks at old photos of her mother, it sometimes brings tears to her eyes. “Well, I really didn’t know that until high school because my mom never really talked about it,” Freeman said. Barbara Pace Hunt bravely fought for change on the Georgia State College of Business Administration campus. Today […]

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On the Fast Forward Movement – The Dispatch

The Constitution of India came into force in 1950 and the guidelines to the state provided therein are the parameters for a real analysis of the effectiveness of the nation not as a mere state but as a sovereign republic and democratic. In this regard, Article 44 is an important moot point related to a […]

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Mother Tongue Movement Day in Bangladesh

Our mother tongue is our unique possession. In the same way, the mother tongues of others are priceless to them. In a broad sense, the day teaches us to respect people’s rights. by Anwar A. Khan According to Samuel Johnson, “Language is the clothing of thoughts. Without language one cannot express one’s thoughts. It must […]

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Community Voices: We need another movement Great Society | wild notice

Last week I worked in an apartment building in a poor part of town. The building was a two-story brick building with 37 apartments. While I was there, I saw all kinds of people going in and out of the building. Many of them stopped on the porch to share a cigarette, some walked around […]

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Georgia Gilmore, the Alabama cook who fueled the civil rights movement

Georgia Gilmore played a pivotal role in the civil rights movement, nurturing and funding those on the front lines. A wonderful cook, she took it upon herself to bring together a group of secret society women who used food to fuel the movement. Gilmore was strong-willed and willing to speak out against racial injustice, two […]

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The suffrage movement will, as always, persevere

Morgan is the director of Declaration for American Democracy. The Senate Vote Against Advancing Suffrage: The John R. Lewis Act may have been a setback, but it was not a defeat. The fight for the right to vote in America has never been easy. From the passage of the 15th Amendment in 1869 to the […]

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Green Alliance Movement Urges CBN Governor to Join Presidential Race

By Chinelo Obogo A coalition of civil groups under the auspices of the Green Alliance (TGA) has urged Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor Godwin Emefiele to run for president in 2023. At its inaugural meeting held in Lagos on Saturday, the organizer of the TGA, Mr. Wale Fapohunda, the movement made up of various […]

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The world is about to mark 50 years since the birth of the United Nations environmental movement UNEP

The United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), the world’s highest decision-making body with universal membership from all 193 nations, celebrates its 50th anniversary on March 3-4, bringing together governments, businesses , civil society and other stakeholders to address the environmental challenges threatening the planet. It will be preceded by the fifth session of […]

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Opposition can’t get enough numbers for no-confidence move: Sheikh Rasheed

Interior Minister Sheikh Rasheed. Photo: P.I.D. Sheikh Rasheed says opposition is in hot water after PM Imran Khan’s successful visit to China Says opposition has eyes on government allies. According to Faisal Vawda, he will challenge ECP’s decision in the Supreme Court. ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed said on Wednesday the opposition could not […]

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New Tallahassee MLK story markers display ‘Voices of the Movement’

To honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the City of Tallahassee held a series of 2022 National Day celebrations. One of the highlights was the unveiling by local leaders of “Dream Builders, Voices of the Movement”, three historical markers that depict King’s influence in the capital. The program took place […]

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Anti-arbitration bill would boost #MeToo movement and allow victims of sexual misconduct to take cases to court

Victims of sexual assault and harassment may soon be freed from workplace restrictions that limit their ability to file complaints in court. A bill expected to be introduced in the House on Monday would lift arbitration requirements for victims of sexual misconduct that force such disputes to be dealt with outside of the courtroom. “The […]

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Black History Month: Reporting on the Civil Rights Movement | Bob Loevy | News

February is Black History Month. It’s a good time to dust off my memories of being a journalist in Baltimore during the civil rights movement of the late 1950s and early 1960s. In the early 1960s, my town’s publisher learned that a major racial protest was planned in Cambridge, Maryland. It was a small town […]

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Women Of The Movement season 2 release date: renewed or cancelled?

ABC’s landmark show “Women of the Movement” is based on a true story about the kidnapping and murder of Emmett Till, a 14-year-old African-American child. The series begins with the circumstances that led to Emmett’s death and continues through the trial of the two men charged with his murder, Roy Bryant and JW Milam. Additionally, […]

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Remembering to Remember: The Birth of a Movement for Environmental Justice | News

The PCB landfill protests in Afton marked the start of what would become the Environmental Justice Movement. At the start of this celebration of Black History Month 2022, I am reminded of the Warren County Environmental Justice Movement. I also remember all the beautiful views and beliefs that informed my understanding of Warren County and […]

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Africa needs a new liberation movement –Soludo

Anambra State Governor-elect Chukwuma Soludo says politics has become big business in Nigeria, adding that many drug lords and internet scammers have flocked to politics to avoid arrest. Soludo, a former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria who won the Anambra gubernatorial election on November 6, 2021 on the platform of the All Progressives […]

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Soludo: We need a new liberation movement

The Governor-elect of Anambra State, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, has called for a new liberation movement in Africa and Nigeria that would promote selfless service by political leaders. Soludo was speaking yesterday at the School of Politics, Politics and Governance (SPPG) Pioneer Class of 2021 graduation ceremony in Abuja on the theme: “Emergence of the Unconventional”. […]

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Peng scandal highlights China’s crackdown on #MeToo movement

After playing tennis together, he and his wife drove her home, before forcing her to have sex while his wife guarded the door. This is the allegation of sexual assault top Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai made against former Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli in a post on WeChat, a Twitter-like social media platform in China. […]

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Beijing restricts travel to more areas to limit COVID cases ahead of Olympics

Content of the article BEIJING — Beijing has restricted people’s movement in several parts of the Chinese capital, even though it reported fewer COVID-19 cases on Thursday, in a bid to reduce virus risk less than 10 days before the Games are hosted Winter Olympics. Content of the article Beijing’s Fengtai District said Wednesday night […]

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Supreme Court vacancy: Progressives push NAACP lawyer who backed ‘defund the police’ movement

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! News of Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer’s retirement has sparked a flurry of names as possible replacements, with some progressives lobbying for civil rights lawyer Sherrilyn Ifill, who has advocated for the ‘defund the police” in the past. Since news broke Wednesday morning that Breyer was retiring, […]

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The movement for the renegotiation of the Exxon deal is gaining momentum

Dear Editor, As Mr. Glenn Lall of Kaieteur News and the other independent newspaper, the Stabroek News, publish stories about the bad deals we have with our oil and gas contracts, more and more people understand that the PNC and the PPP sold our oil. , leaving us with “larwah” over what Exxon and friends […]

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A WW Comment – ​​Workers World

The current spike in COVID-19 infections among people incarcerated in jails, prisons and detention centers is not only alarming and putting the lives of tens of thousands of people at risk, it is an urgent challenge. for the abolition of prisons and the prisoners’ defense movement. We must build a movement from California to New […]

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The symbol of the Japanese #MeToo movement has again been awarded damages in a rape case

The Tokyo High Court on Tuesday ordered a former senior TV reporter to pay 3.3 million yen ($28,990) in damages to journalist Shiori Ito in a high-profile rape case that helped spark the Japanese #MeToo movement. Upholding a lower court ruling in 2019, the High Court ruled in Ito’s favor, saying Noriyuki Yamaguchi, a 55-year-old […]

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He inspired a national movement

In 1990, the Milwaukee School Choice program served only 341 students in seven schools. Last year, nearly 29,000 students – 1 in 4 Milwaukee school children – used it to attend 129 private schools. More than three decades have passed since former Wisconsin Governor Tommy Thompson signed into law the nation’s first modern parent choice […]

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Myanmar’s Civil Disobedience Movement Continues Amid Growing Junta Crackdown

guest column Railway workers join an anti-regime protest in Mandalay in February 2021. / The Irrawaddy Through Thai PBS January 24, 2022 A week after the February 1, 2021 coup in Myanmar, the entire nation erupted in protests in many forms, involving people from many walks of life, including but not limited to Gen Z […]

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A promised show of force for the anti-vaccine movement was precisely the opposite

IIt was meant to be a show of strength for the anti-vaccine movement. Two years into a grueling and deadly pandemic, at a time when opposition to vaccines and vaccine mandates has become a national political issue, more than 20,000 people were expected to line up outside the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. to hear […]

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Is Women of the Movement renewed for season 2 on ABC?

Whenever you enter a series, it’s always worth asking the inevitable question. Will there be more once the season is over? Some may be speculating on this when it comes to Women of the Movement right now, the gripping historical drama on ABC. Created and written by Marissa Jo Cerar, director Gina Prince-Bythewood helps bring […]

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Q&A: Economic Justice as Today’s “Extension of the Civil Rights Movement”

Editor’s Note: This interview first appeared in Path Finders, an email newsletter from Daily Yonder. Each week, Path Finders features a Q&A with a rural thinker, maker or doer. Do you like what you see here? You can join the mailing list at the bottom of this article and get more conversations like this delivered […]

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Where is the Civil Rights Memorial shown in the ABC series?

After watching the limited series produced by Jay-Z and Will Smith, Women of the Movement on ABC, many viewers want to know where the Civil Rights Memorial is. The historical drama depicts the lynching of Emmett Till (played by Cedric Joe) which spawned the civil rights movement. The drama tells the true story of his […]

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What happened to Mose Wright and his family after Emmett Till’s trial?

In ABC Women of the Movement, Uncle Mose Wright (played by Glynn Turman) testified against the killers at Emmett Till’s trial despite having his and his family’s life endangered in the Jim Crow South. However, at the end of the trial, viewers saw Mose (also known as Preacher) give his dog to a friend and […]

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What the German Climate Movement Got Right: Breaking the Rules | Climate crisis

In late November 2021, Germany’s new coalition government announced its goal of phasing out coal power across the country by 2030, eight years ahead of schedule. Earlier that month, the government of the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia, where activists are protesting against coal mining, announced that it would accelerate the phasing out of coal […]

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The pro-life movement arms children. I should know—they did it to me.

Growing up, the March for Life was a family affair because the issue at stake was, we were told, a human rights issue and we could all have been at risk of abortion ourselves. . Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images Participation in the March for Life begins early as a rite of passage for members […]

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California could limit conservatories and promote alternatives in wake of #FreeBritney movement – CBS San Francisco

SACRAMENTO (AP) — Disability rights activists and Britney Spears advocates on Wednesday backed a California proposal to provide more protections for those under court-ordered guardianship, while promoting less restrictive alternatives. So-called probate guardianships are overused and misused in California, according to groups including Disability Voices United, Disability Rights California, Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund […]

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Prelude to Bloody Sunday and the sequels

The year 1972 began with a revitalized civil rights movement in Northern Ireland due to the government’s internment programme. Indeed since last August, arbitrary arrests and detentions of members of the minority community have continued unabated. The number of internees approached one thousand. The Northern Ireland Civil Rights Association (NICRA) responded by organizing non-violent protest […]

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Is a casino the best use for Nittany Mall? ; The success of the green movement is here to stay

OPINION AND COMMENT Editorials and other opinion content provide viewpoints on issues important to our community and are independent of the work of our newsroom reporters. A rendering of the proposed mini-casino at the former Macy’s in the Nittany Mall was shown at a Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board public hearing. Screenshot/PGCB Public Hearing Is a […]

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Northeast Georgia’s connection to MLK and the civil rights movement

Georgia holds a central place in the story of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., a man who fought for social justice and civil rights for black American citizens and continues to inspire change today. While his impact can be seen most obviously in Atlanta, from his birthplace to his legacy at the Ebenezer Baptist […]

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MLK fought for workers’ rights, linking the labor movement with the civil rights movement

King gave his most famous speech, “I Have a Dream,” in front of the Lincoln Memorial during the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Image source: Wikipedia Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is remembered as a leader in the fight for civil rights – but when he was killed in Memphis, Tennessee, on […]

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Martin Luther King Jr. led a movement. Now it’s our turn.

Molineaux is co-editor of The Fulcrum and President/CEO of the Bridge Alliance Education Fund. More than 60 years ago, the civil rights movement was just a dream. Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. continues to remind us that our dream of America is unrealized and our work is unfinished. Today is for celebration and remembrance. It […]

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When did the Free Britney movement end?

One spring evening in March 2009, Megan Radford stood outside the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. The 22-year-old was about to see her idol, Britney Spears, perform as part of her best-selling Circus tower. But unlike the excited fans flooding the arena in schoolgirl outfits and red latex catsuits, Radford wore a homemade pink […]

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Ebrahim Harvey | Why South Africa urgently needs a new United Democratic Front by 2022

United Democratic Front leaders speaking to media in 1990 in Cape Town. Pictured are Archie Gumede, Murphy Morobe, Terror Lekota, Moses Mayekiso and Popo Molefe among others. Image: gallo images We urgently need a new movement to rebuild the type of highly effective United Democratic Front that we had in the 1980s in the fight […]

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Malaysian civil movement group backs Hamas: calls UK “immoral” and “unforgivable”

Subscribe to our Telegram channel for the latest stories and updates. The Malaysian Informed Society Movement (Wadah) criticized the United Kingdom (UK) for naming Hamas as a terrorist group. In a statement, Wadah described it as a shameful attempt to criminalize Palestinian resistance and deny popular Palestinian political representation. Wadah Secretary General Mohd Halimi Abdul […]

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New Civilian Movement Established in Kazakhstan Says It Will Create ‘Real’ Change

ALMATY, Kazakhstan – A group of activists from Kazakhstan’s largest city, Almaty, say they are creating a new civil movement – People’s Trust, which will eventually turn into a political party. The group, led by former diplomat Qazbek Beisebaev and civil rights activist Ghabiden Zhakei, told reporters on June 23 that any Kazakh citizen is […]

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Iraqi civil movement breaks with Sadr protests

BAGHDAD – Cleric Muqtada al-Sadr made a exaggerated statement July 23 by answering a question from one of his followers. Sadr said: “We are the only ones who can influence the Iraqis to take to the streets. ” Sadr’s statement came days after a TV interview on July 18 by his rival, former Prime Minister […]

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Albanian civil movement protests against demolition of former dictator’s mausoleum – Novinite.com

An Albanian takes pictures of his child at the so-called Pyramid, the International Cultural Center, in Tirana, Albania on July 21, 2011. Photo by BGNES A petition against the demolition of the International Cultural Center signed by 6,100 citizens was sent to the Albanian President Bamir Topi by representatives of the “Civil Action for the […]