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Human Rights

Dignity and freedom for all.

People We Love :: Don Cheadle People We Love :: Don Cheadle
Hotel Rwanda Actor Speaks Out on Darfur
Signs of Life :: Human Rights Signs of Life :: Human Rights
by Brooke Jarvis
Chile Recognizes Indigenous Rights
China Blue trailer China Blue trailer
The trailer for China Blue, a powerful documentary about the sweatshop conditions in South China.
100 Years of Human Rights in the     U.S. 100 Years of Human Rights in the U.S.
Explore 100 years of human rights achievements and losses in the US: racial justice, immigrant rights, women's rights, worker rights, and more.
The Defenders The Defenders
A selection from Eddie Adams' celebrated photographs of the lives of an extraordinary group of courageous individuals worldwide: the 'defenders' of human rights.
Poetry excerpt :: 'A Brave and Startling Truth' Poetry excerpt :: 'A Brave and Startling Truth'
by Maya Angelou
An excerpt from Maya Angelou's poem 'A Brave and Startling Truth.'
Is the U.S. Ready for Human Rights? :: Discussion     Guide Is the U.S. Ready for Human Rights? :: Discussion Guide
by Catherine Bailey, Sarah Kuck
Think about the rights we have as human beings. How did they come to be agreed upon? How does the U.S. measure up in meeting those rights?
A User's Guide to Taking a Stand: Resource Guide A User's Guide to Taking a Stand: Resource Guide
These resources offer ways you can get involved with “Human Rights”. Consider your rights. Understand them. Appreciate their meaning. Then help others learn to do the same.
Yes. We're Ready: Human Rights Advocacy Yes. We're Ready: Human Rights Advocacy
by Larry Cox, Dorothy Thomas
Human rights are a powerful tool to break barriers, unite people in common cause, and show us the way to justice within and beyond our borders. Activists across the country are defining a new patriotism.
Mere Justice Mere Justice
by Jesse Wegman
The drive to punishment is making us forget that prisoners have a right to be heard.
Education, by Rights Education, by Rights
by Liz Sullivan, Cecilia Blewer
Teach the Children: How do we build a school system that serves the needs of all students? Human rights provides a solid foundation.
Who's Afraid of Economic Rights? Who's Afraid of Economic Rights?
by Carol Estes
Invisible Rights: We'll protect your right to vote. But not to eat. Economic human rights are in the Universal Declaration, but not in the U.S.
Check Your Rights at the Border Check Your Rights at the Border
by Justin Akers Chacon
Economic globalization is driving workers north. They increasingly leave their rights at the border.
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights The Universal Declaration of Human Rights
In 1948, the world agreed on rights that belong to everyone. This Magna Carta for humanity sets a high bar that few governments clear.
We Can Turn it Around We Can Turn it Around
by Doug Pibel
The U.S. led the world on human rights. As it loses its way, we're the ones to bring it back.
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