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Ultraviolet | Equality at a higher frequency

Ultraviolet | Equality at a higher frequency | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
UltraViolet is a community of women and men, fighting to expand women's rights and combat sexism everywhere - from politics and government to media and pop culture.
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Migration is Beautiful

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"Artist and co-founder of CultureStrike, Favianna Rodriguez, created the “Migration is Beautiful” butterfly image. “The butterfly symbol was not my idea. Immigrant rights activists have seen the butterfly as a symbol of fluid and peaceful migration for generations. To me, the monarch butterfly represents the dignity and resilience of migrants, and the right that all living beings have to move freely. I believe that we shouldn’t allow our identity to be defined only by our suffering, nor by the actions that others have taken to devalue our families and our labor — rather, let us celebrate our beauty, pride, and resilience in the face of inequality and injustice.”


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Apply now to volunteer this summer – No More Deaths • No Más Muertes

Apply now to volunteer this summer – No More Deaths • No Más Muertes | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
Come work with us in June and July for our Summer Volunteer Program. We are happy to announce that we have opened up applications for volunteer sessions in June and July! Please review the program and application information. SHARE #featured
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Charts that explain why Mark Zuckerberg is lobbying for immigration reform in the US

Charts that explain why Mark Zuckerberg is lobbying for immigration reform in the US | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
Silicon Valley has plenty of wealth and jobs—just not enough people to fill those roles.
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Black Lives Matter | Not a Moment, a Movement

Black Lives Matter | Not a Moment, a Movement | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it

BlackWomenMatter 

BlackGirlsMatter 

BlackGayLivesMatter 
BlackBiLivesMatter 
BlackBoysMatter 
BlackQueerLivesMatter 
BlackMenMatter 
BlackLesbiansMatter 
BlackTransLivesMatter 
BlackImmigrantsMatter 

BlackIncarceratedLivesMatter 

BlackDifferentlyAbledLivesMatter 

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HT to Angela Davis for pointing out this site and reinforcing what this site says, that All Black Lives Matter. 


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Woman Gives Out 600 Homemade Easter Baskets To Kids In Need [VIDEO]

Woman Gives Out 600 Homemade Easter Baskets To Kids In Need [VIDEO] | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it

By Cameron Keady

"Lee Hardy, of Palmetto, Florida, puts together hundreds of Easter baskets for kids in her local community, each year. This year, she made about 600 basket to distribute on April 3."

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Mixed cultures / mixed traditions. 


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President Obama met with Mormon leaders on immigration — an issue they agree on

President Obama met with Mormon leaders on immigration — an issue they agree on | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
A majority of Mormons aren't fans of Obama, but their Church's immigration stance is progressive.
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Four Commonly Misused Words - Hispanic, Caucasian, White & Female

Four Commonly Misused Words - Hispanic, Caucasian, White & Female | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it

Hispanic for Latino - NOPE


The word Hispanic was derived from Hispaniola (Spanish speaking island) and the word Hispanic is meant to indicate all Spanish speaking people (including Spain), but leaves out Portuguese speaking people (Brazil).

And more troublesome, onomatopoeically Hispanic sounds really bad. 


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Update 2: New Article in TruthOut About Guest! · Guest: A New Film About The Guestworker Program

Update 2: New Article in TruthOut About Guest! · Guest: A New Film About The Guestworker Program | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
Hi all! I recently wrote this article in Truth Out "Is A Safe And Legal Immigration System Possible?" featuring stories and background from Guest. Please give it a read and spread the word, we only have two weeks left to raise what we need to make Guest happen!Thank you, as always, for your support,LVD
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A border activist said "You are either a worker or a guest. You don't have a guest in your house, then ask them to wash your dishes."


During enslavement the workers were taken care of, although only like property, and only when not being beaten and raped.


Now that enslavement is over by law, the U.S. doesn't want agricultural workers to even have citizenship.


#(im)migrantRights

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MentorMe Founder Brit Fitzpatrick On Revolutionizing Mentorship Through Tech

MentorMe Founder Brit Fitzpatrick On Revolutionizing Mentorship Through Tech | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
Brit Fitzpatrick, the founder of the MentorMe app, talks about getting her start in technology and why it's important to have a mentor.
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Women On 20s

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Women On 20s aims to compel historic change by convincing President Obama that NOW is the time to put a woman's face on our paper currency. But who should it be? We believe that's for you, the public, to decide from a slate of 15 inspiring American women heroes. When voting goes live March 1st, this will be the place for you to cast your vote. Until then, be sure to visit the candidates page, where we will be revealing one remarkable woman each day. Together, let’s pump up the value of our money
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OPINION: Shonda Rhimes Offers a New Word for "Diversity" — Let's Start Using It

OPINION: Shonda Rhimes Offers a New Word for "Diversity" — Let's Start Using It | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it


Once a term to describe the laudable aim of ensuring equal representation, “diversity” has devolved into a trite talking point.


It’s an issue that Shonda Rhimes, the mastermind behind television hits such as Scandal, Grey’s Anatomy and How To Get Away With Murder, touched on while accepting an award at the Human Rights Campaign’s gala event in Los Angeles last weekend. In her speech, Rhimes said she’s tired of the way “diversity” is understood by most people.


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Why are white people expats when the rest of us are immigrants?

Why are white people expats when the rest of us are immigrants? | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
Surely any person going to work outside their country is an expatriate? But no, the word exclusively applies to white people
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Y'all, this is the first I've heard of the word 'expat / expatriate' being applied to only White people. 


Would you say this is true? 


PS - Thank you to anonymous for sharing this article ;)


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Tlahtolli: Interview with Roberto “Dr. Cintli” Rodriguez, elder, activist scholar and author

Tlahtolli: Interview with Roberto “Dr. Cintli” Rodriguez, elder, activist scholar and author | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it

By Xica Nation


"Roberto “Dr. Cintli” Rodriguez is an assistant professor in Mexican-American studies at the University of Arizona, is the author of several books, including, Justice: A Question of Race and Our Sacred Maiz Is Our Mother.  In 2013, he received the Ella Baker/Septima Clark Human Rights Award from the American Educational Research Association for his work supporting the Mexican American Studies Program in the Tucson Unified School District, which has been ground zero for the attack on Mexican American Studies by the State of Arizona."


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[Video] ‘Hunger Games’ Actress Amandla Stenberg Gives a Crash Course In Cultural (Mis)Appropriation - COLORLINES

[Video] ‘Hunger Games’ Actress Amandla Stenberg Gives a Crash Course In Cultural (Mis)Appropriation  - COLORLINES | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
The teen actress shows her stuff in a video she made called “Don’t Cash Crop on My Cornrows.”
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Video: New documentary explores how epic film GIANT changed the lives of film's Latinos | Latina Lista

Video: New documentary explores how epic film GIANT changed the lives of film's Latinos | Latina Lista | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it


"LatinaLista — Any real movie buff who considers herself an expert in film knows the cinematic masterpiece GIANT. Filmed in 1955, 60 miles from the Mexican border in a small West Texas town called Marfa, GIANT starred some of the biggest stars of the time — Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson and James Dean, to name a few.


The story was an epic tale of a wealthy Texas rancher, his wife, their descendants and their life together over 25 years in a part of the country where racism against Mexican Americans reigned as supreme as the iconic cowboy. To its credit, the film was among the first to openly tackle the issue of racism."


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#BLACKLIVESMATTER : Photo

#BLACKLIVESMATTER : Photo | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
Post anything (from anywhere!), customize everything, and find and follow what you love. Create your own Tumblr blog today.
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CBP chief: Border Patrol's use of force down 30 percent

CBP chief: Border Patrol's use of force down 30 percent | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
The head of CBP says Border Patrol use-of-force cases are down by nearly 30 percent
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Peacemakers

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By Starlette McNeill


"We make lots of things but I am not sure that peace is at the top of the list.  Our hands are busy, holding and letting go, moving and directing, pointing and shooting, typing, writing and erasing, shaping and shining, soothing and punishing.  We make things happen and we make things work.  We make things better and we make things worse.


But, how do we make peace?  What are the ingredients for peace?  The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. said, “I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality… I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word.”  Is that it?  Are unarmed truth and unconditional love ingredients for peace?  I believe so. But, I would add integrity and wisdom, courage and persistence, faith and forgiveness, justice and reconciliation, hope and patience, grace and mercy."


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“How shall Integrity face Oppression? What shall Honesty do in the face of Deception; Decency in the face of Insult; Self-defense before Blows? How shall Desert and Accomplishment meet Despising, Detraction and Lies? What shall Virtue do to meet Brute Force?” - W. E. B. Du Bois


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The Hand That Feeds Theatrical Trailer

Shy sandwich-maker Mahoma López sets out to end abusive conditions at a popular New York restaurant chain. The epic power struggle that ensues turns a single city block into a battlefield in America's new wage wars.

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200 Years of U.S. Immigration, in 1 Colorful Infographic

200 Years of U.S. Immigration, in 1 Colorful Infographic | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it

By Tanvi Misra

In 1819, Congress passed a law requiring that the arrival of all immigrants be recorded. Immigrant workers were needed, and the rest of the 19th century saw their numbers grow. From that period through today, America has seen waves of immigration, which Natalia Bronshtein has captured in a colorful interactive graphic.


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A Ferguson Youth Led Summit (Ferguson Conversations)


"Local student leaders from the Ferguson Youth Initiative came up with the idea to hold a summit to talk about how to make change in the aftermath of the tragedy their community has experienced. In late September, young people gathered at Florissant Valley Community College just miles from where Michael Brown was shot. Joined by community members and educators, the group talked about how the relationship between youth and the police of Ferguson needs to change, and what activities are needed in their town."


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Race Forward pens an open letter to @Starbucks and @USATODAY

Race Forward pens an open letter to @Starbucks and @USATODAY | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
Race Forward pens an open letter to @Starbucks and @USATODAY https://www.raceforward.org/statements/open-letter-starbucks-and-usa-today … cc: @rinkuwrites #RaceForwad pic.twitter.com/EC3WFNelJ3
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Irish economy surges ahead with 4.8% growth in 2014

Irish economy surges ahead with 4.8% growth in 2014 | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
GDP up 0.2% in fourth quarter with GNP up 2.3%
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Happy St. Patrick's Day / week. 
 

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#ImUnloading Against Gun Violence - 401K Divestment [VIDEO] Snoop Dogg and Others

#ImUnloading Against Gun Violence - 401K Divestment [VIDEO] Snoop Dogg and Others | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
#ImUnloading Against Gun Violence with 401K Divestment Movement
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