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Elisabeth Maxwell, Widow Who Reinvented Herself as Holocaust Expert, Dies at 92

Elisabeth Maxwell, Widow Who Reinvented Herself as Holocaust Expert, Dies at 92 | Humanity | Scoop.it
After Dr. Maxwell’s life was turned upside down by the death of her husband, Robert Maxwell, in 1991, she focused on being a Holocaust scholar, writer and lecturer.
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German Netanyahu cartoon triggers ‘anti-Semitism’ row

German Netanyahu cartoon triggers ‘anti-Semitism’ row | Humanity | Scoop.it
Illustration depicts PM as poisoning peace process; Israel embassy in Berlin sends protest letter to daily that printed drawing.
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Oprah talks to 'Entertainment Tonight' about Paula Deen, racism - Pop Radar - Boston.com

"Entertainment Tonight" host Nancy O'Dell sat down with Oprah Winfrey, who plays Gloria Gaines in the upcoming film, "The Butler," and talked about Paula Deen's use of the N word and Winfrey's own recent bout with racism in Switzerland.
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Social media help track property lost in Holocaust

Social media help track property lost in Holocaust | Humanity | Scoop.it
BERLIN (AP) -- When Cati Holland checked her email a few weeks ago, she was surprised to find a message saying she was eligible for compensation for her grandmother's Berlin store that was seized by the Nazis more than 70 years ago.
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The story of Holocaust survivor, Mala Dorfman (Includes interview and first-hand account)

The story of Holocaust survivor, Mala Dorfman (Includes interview and first-hand account) | Humanity | Scoop.it
My grandmother, Mala Dorfman is one of the most inspirational and influential people I know. She is a Holocaust survivor, and I am very fortunate for this opportunity to hear her story and share it with all of you.
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UN makes Holocaust documents available online

UN makes Holocaust documents available online | Humanity | Scoop.it
Newly public trove of war crimes cases includes legal files pertaining to Nazi genocide
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Across Forbidden Border, Doctors in Israel Quietly Tend to Syria’s Wounded

Across Forbidden Border, Doctors in Israel Quietly Tend to Syria’s Wounded | Humanity | Scoop.it
As the Syrian civil war rages, scores of Syrian casualties have been discreetly spirited across the hostile frontier for lifesaving treatment in Israel, an enemy country.
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South Florida family discovers racist sign using the "N-Word" in neighbor's Boca Raton backyard

South Florida family discovers racist sign using the "N-Word" in neighbor's Boca Raton backyard | Humanity | Scoop.it
A South Florida family is in utter disbelief after they said their neighbor put up a sign in his yard using the N-Word and believe it was directed at them.
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Publications | Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University Medical Center

Our center has contributed more than 100 peer-reviewed publications on celiac disease to the medical literature. Some of our more recent publications are
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North Carolina to Compensate Sterilization Victims

North Carolina to Compensate Sterilization Victims | Humanity | Scoop.it
North Carolina will spend $10 million to compensate men and women who were sterilized in the state's eugenics program, which was among the most extensive and long-running of its kind.
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Historic lawsuit alleges ag-gag is unconstitutional

Historic lawsuit alleges ag-gag is unconstitutional | Humanity | Scoop.it
Ag-gag laws bar people from recording what happens at factory farms. Utah's ag-gag law is being challenged in the first lawsuit of its kind.
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Obama: 'Trayvon Martin could have been me'

Obama: 'Trayvon Martin could have been me' | Humanity | Scoop.it
President Obama tries to explain why African Americans are upset about the acquittal in Trayvon Martin's killing.
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We need so much change in this country. My hope is the President will continue to speak about racism in America. We must work together to bring forth justice and positive change.

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Michelle Alexander: "Zimmerman Mindset" Endangers Young Black Lives with Poverty, Prison and Murder

Michelle Alexander: "Zimmerman Mindset" Endangers Young Black Lives with Poverty, Prison and Murder | Humanity | Scoop.it
Alexander says the biases that led to Martin\u2019s death and let his killer go free are deeply embedded in U.S. society and in the criminal justice system itself.
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An Unexpected Family Reunion, Seven Decades After the Holocaus My husband’s grandmother’s family was decimated by the Nazis. But at 95, she discovered relatives she never knew.

An Unexpected Family Reunion, Seven Decades After the Holocaus My husband’s grandmother’s family was decimated by the Nazis. But at 95, she discovered relatives she never knew. | Humanity | Scoop.it
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Magazine for adult adoptees raises issues of alienation, racism and loss

Magazine for adult adoptees raises issues of alienation, racism and loss | Humanity | Scoop.it
When many people think of adoption, they tend to focus on the adoptive parents and the baby they bring home. But less attention is paid to what becomes of those babies.
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WATCH: Oprah Recounts Racist Experiences

WATCH: Oprah Recounts Racist Experiences | Humanity | Scoop.it
In an interview with Larry King that will air Tuesday afternoon, Oprah recounted moments when she experienced racism in her life. "It only happens so often where I am directly confronted [with racism]," Oprah said.
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Holocaust survivor sees play she inspired

Holocaust survivor sees play she inspired | Humanity | Scoop.it
ONE OF the few living survivors of the Holocaust has been in Edinburgh to see the play inspired by the story of her survival.
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Holocaust survivor Alter Wiener compelled to share his story to remember the past, impact the future

Wiener never talked about his three years in Nazi concentration camps, but he realized in recent years he must talk about it, and that the Holocaust that killed 6 million others, must never be forgotten.
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The Mysteriously Long Lives of Male Holocaust Survivors

The Mysteriously Long Lives of Male Holocaust Survivors | Humanity | Scoop.it
Is it possible extreme trauma might make us live longer?
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Pharmac's meter made life 'hell'

Pharmac's meter made life 'hell' | Humanity | Scoop.it
Richmond diabetic John Bettany, 84, has grown concerned about the accuracy of Pharmac's new range of glucose meters.
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Charged With the Crime of Filming a Slaughterhouse | The Nation

Charged With the Crime of Filming a Slaughterhouse | The Nation | Humanity | Scoop.it
On February 8, a 25-year-old animal rescue worker named Amy Meyer and a colleague pulled into a parking lot across the street from the Dale T. Smith and Sons Meat Packing Company in Draper, Utah, a suburb south of Salt Lake City.
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WhereIamGoing.org | Stop-and-Frisk: The High School Senior

WhereIamGoing.org | Stop-and-Frisk: The High School Senior | Humanity | Scoop.it
Peek into the lives of people who've experienced NYPD's Stop-and-Frisk policy through the #WhereIAmGoing video stories.
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KKK organizes neighborhood watch program in Missouri

KKK organizes neighborhood watch program in Missouri | Humanity | Scoop.it
Some residents of Springfield's west-central side, Mo., found fliers wrapped around rocks and thrown into their yards on Sunday morning. The fliers invited them to join a neighborhood watch program organized by the KKK.
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President Obama Speaks on Trayvon Martin

President Obama makes a statement about Trayvon Martin and the verdict of the court trial that followed the Florida teenager's death.
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Dear Trayvon: A Letter to America | Vibe

Dear Trayvon: A Letter to America | Vibe | Humanity | Scoop.it
Vibe Media is a premier destination for urban entertainment and media, Vibe Media creates solutions for advertisers looking to engage consumers via music, entertainment, culture and lifestyle 18-54.
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Activist and author Kevin Powell writes a powerful, heartfelt dedication to a boy slain merely for being Black in America - 


A MUST READ!

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