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Why do white people insist race doesn't matter? What’s it mean to be white? - YouTube

WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE WHITE? Author + race studies professor and scholar Dr. Robin DiAngelo describes how race shapes the lives of white people, explains w...
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In treating needy refugees like invaders, we risk losing our humanity

In treating needy refugees like invaders, we risk losing our humanity | Humanity | Scoop.it
The Great Wall of China, the walls of Rome and every medieval city, the Siegfried Line, the Maginot Line, the Atlantic Wall; nations – empires, dictatorships, democracies – have used every mountain chain and river to keep out foreign armies. And now we Europeans treat the poor and huddled masses, the truly innocent of Syria and Iraq, Afghanistan and Ethiopia, as if they are foreign invaders determined to plunder and subjugate our sovereignty, our heimat, our green and pleasant land.
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Prince Albert apologises for Monaco's role in deporting Jews to Nazis

Prince Albert apologises for Monaco's role in deporting Jews to Nazis | Humanity | Scoop.it
Monaco's Prince Albert II apologised for his country's role in deporting Jews to Nazi death camps during the Second World War after unveiling a monument to the 90 victims, of whom only nine survived.
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A Cap and Gown in the Strawberry Fields | Bitch Media

A Cap and Gown in the Strawberry Fields | Bitch Media | Humanity | Scoop.it
22-year-old Eunice Gonzalez discusses growing up and graduating from college as the daughter of immigrant farmworkers.
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Anti-Semitism Issue Again Confronts UC Regents - Santa Monica Mirror

Anti-Semitism Issue Again Confronts UC Regents - Santa Monica Mirror | Humanity | Scoop.it
Back in June, the president of the University of California promised on national radio that the UC Board of Regents would vote in its next m...
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Rapper Kosha Dillz fighting anti-Semitism one rhyme at a time - Jerusalem Post Israel News

Rapper Kosha Dillz fighting anti-Semitism one rhyme at a time - Jerusalem Post Israel News | Humanity | Scoop.it
The Jewish American rapper, who performs in Hebrew, Spanish and English talks about the increasing pressure on Jewish artists to bring politics into their act.
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The guy who broke strict religious protocol to save a kid's life

The guy who broke strict religious protocol to save a kid's life | Humanity | Scoop.it
Inspiring story of Harman Singh, who broke his strict religious protocol and took off his turban to cradle the bleeding head of a 5-year-old kid.
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Black Lives Matter – Except Biram Dah Ould Abeid’s

Black Lives Matter – Except Biram Dah Ould Abeid’s | Humanity | Scoop.it
Deafening silence greets Mauritanian anti-slavery activist’s three-year prison sentence.
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Young black man jailed since April for alleged $5 theft found dead in cell

Young black man jailed since April for alleged $5 theft found dead in cell | Humanity | Scoop.it
Jamycheal Mitchell, 24, had been held in Virginia jail without bail for nearly four months, accused of stealing a Mountain Dew, Snickers bar and a Zebra Cake
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DAKOTA 38 - Full Movie in HD - YouTube

DAKOTA 38 - Full Movie in HD - YouTube | Humanity | Scoop.it
To download the film in HD, burn your own DVD, or order a free copy of the DVD, visit http://www.dakota38.com/ . In honoring honor native traditions surround...
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Please take the time to watch this film.  We must understand the history of this country and the damage that has been done, and the healing that needs to take place. Thank you.

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At kidnapping site, Jews and Muslims join in prayer

At kidnapping site, Jews and Muslims join in prayer | Humanity | Scoop.it
In heart of West Bank's Etzion bloc, sheikh, rabbi, activists and others gather to issue joint call for three teens to be returned safely
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Film Tells Story Of How A 90-Year-Old Jazz Icon Became Friends With A Young Pianist

Film Tells Story Of How A 90-Year-Old Jazz Icon Became Friends With A Young Pianist | Humanity | Scoop.it
Justin Kauflin is a young twentysomething pianist who, at age 11, lost his eyesight. Jazz legend Clark Terry — the revolutionary flugelhornist who played
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11 Ways White America Avoids Taking Responsibility for its Racism

11 Ways White America Avoids Taking Responsibility for its Racism | Humanity | Scoop.it
The pernicious impact of "white fragility."
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Women rule Pakistan’s med schools, but few practice. Men want M.D. 'trophy wives.'

Women rule Pakistan’s med schools, but few practice. Men want M.D. 'trophy wives.' | Humanity | Scoop.it
In Pakistan's prestigious medical schools, female students outshine and outnumber their male counterparts. However, many do not end up as practicing doctors — and now there are calls to limit their numbers.
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Black Lives Matter Inspired This Chilling Fantasy Novel

Black Lives Matter Inspired This Chilling Fantasy Novel | Humanity | Scoop.it
N.K. Jemisin's life experience differs greatly from that of most fantasy authors, and it's reflected in her work, which is as exciting as it is non-traditional.
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10 Ways Well-Meaning White Teachers Bring Racism Into Our Schools

We love teachers – so this author's offering great tips for improving your teaching practice by paying more critical attention to race in our schools. If you've made any of these mistakes, here's what to do instead.
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Kosha Dillz Op-Ed: My Experience With Anti-Semitism Around the World

Kosha Dillz Op-Ed: My Experience With Anti-Semitism Around the World | Humanity | Scoop.it
The entire globe watched the Internet lose its head this past week with Matisyahu and a Rototom Reggae Festival being conquered by BDS (boycott divestment, and sanctions), unconquered, and freed all in a matter of 72 hours. Personally, I noticed a huge amount of slack and opinion being dished on similar topics in my news feed. All of a sudden, Facebook friends from all creeds became experts in Middle Eastern politics, defining the difference between Zionism and Judaism, Israel, Palestine, and all of its legal boundaries. 
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Public (School) Enemy Number One: How Structural Racism Undermines New Orleans Public Education

Public (School) Enemy Number One: How Structural Racism Undermines New Orleans Public Education | Humanity | Scoop.it
Despite the various narratives of progress, black and brown kids across our city--almost regardless of school, age, neighborhood, or income--are punished, threatened, failing, and producing predictable, vilified, low test scores.
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‘Anne & Emmett’ is timely play about racism

‘Anne & Emmett’ is timely play about racism | Humanity | Scoop.it
Author Janet Langhart Cohen speaks about racism in America. Her play is at IRT Sept. 4-6.
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Michael Robinson's Diabetes Jail Death Over Child Support Was Cruel | MyBrownBaby

Michael Robinson's Diabetes Jail Death Over Child Support Was Cruel | MyBrownBaby | Humanity | Scoop.it
Michael Robinson got arrested for failing to pay child support and died after being denied life-saving insulin. It's time to advocate for prisoner's rights.
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America's native prisoners of war

America's native prisoners of war | Humanity | Scoop.it
Aaron Huey's effort to photograph poverty in America led him to the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, where the struggle of the native Lakota people -- appalling, and largely ignored -- compelled him to refocus. Five years of work later, his haunting photos intertwine with a shocking history lesson in this bold, courageous talk.
(Filmed at TEDxDU.)
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A powerful and vital TEDTalk.

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Elephant 'cries' while being rescued after 50 years of abuse in India

Elephant 'cries' while being rescued after 50 years of abuse in India | Humanity | Scoop.it
An elephant that was kept in chains for 50 years and abused by a drug addict who used the animal beg in India has been freed.
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Missing Israeli Teenagers Revive a Mother’s Hard-Earned Intimacy With Loss

Missing Israeli Teenagers Revive a Mother’s Hard-Earned Intimacy With Loss | Humanity | Scoop.it
For Sherri Mandell, whose son was killed in the West Bank more than a decade ago, the kidnapping of three Israeli teenagers feels all too familiar.
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Looking for Pearls: Savannah's last Holocaust survivor dreams of lilacs

On April 28 at the Holocaust Remembrance Service at the JEA I met a 9-year-old Hungarian girl who is now 79. Vera Hoffman is Savannah's last Holocaust survivor.
Candles were lit for survivors who have passed away.
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