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The Catholic Sisters Empowering Women Around the World
by Gina Ciliberto
Next week, Catholic sisters will be joining a U.N. discussion on opportunities for gender equality.
The Ways Gratitude Can Also Make You Physically Healthier
by Summer Allen
Some research suggests that grateful people may have better sleep, healthier hearts, and fewer aches and pains.
Wakanda in Schools: The Black Panther Curriculum Makes Its Debut
by Shaima Shamdeen
How a Chicago teacher inspired by Black Panther is using the movie to teach about race and colonialism in America.
The Big Reason Young People Don’t Debate Gun Control the Way Adults Do
by Mike Males
A dramatic 25-year reduction in gun violence among youth puts high schoolers in a unique position to influence debate.
Decolonizing Birth: Women Take Back Their Power as Life-Givers
by Sarah Sunshine Manning
“We’re just beginning to bring those Indigenous perspectives forward again.”
5 Things We Know About the People Who Live Longest
by Megan Wildhood
How communities are using longevity research to ensure everyone can have a long, healthy life.
And the Winner for Best Political Moment Is ... the Oscars
by Mark Rahner
If you’ve got a conscience and you’ve got a few seconds in front of a billion people, how could you not speak out against injustice?
Black Farmers Reviving Their African Roots: “We Are Feeding Our Liberation”
by Kevon Paynter
Community farmers in D.C. say crops and methods of their African ancestors hold an essential key to restoring Black health.
10 Films That Would Win If the Oscars Had Awards for Empathy, Resilience, and Forgiveness
by Jeremy Adam Smith, Maryam Abdullah, Jesse Antin, Amy L. Eva, Emiliana R. Simon-Thomas, Jill Suttie
These films go beyond achievements in acting, directing, and editing.
TV Stations Follow John Oliver’s Lead in the Movement to Forgive Medical Debt
by Sarah van Gelder
How former debt collectors showed everyone how to buy up people’s medical debt at pennies on the dollar.
The Disruption of White Supremacy
by Mark Trahant
The white male-centric colonial system is incapable of the leadership we need, and Indigenous knowledge is essential for the innovation that will follow this disruption.
How Master Propagandists Linked Immigrants to the Florida School Shooting
by Jack C. Doppelt
No, Nikolas Cruz is not an immigrant. But his name has helped people like Ann Coulter stir the xenophobic melting pot.
The Day Racial Profiling Said I Was a Black Person Who Might Steal Something
by Bailey Williams
What happened to me goes much deeper than my own discomfort; profiling has been deadly for so many others.
After Thousands of Years, Western Science Is Slowly Catching Up to Indigenous Knowledge
by George Nicholas
New research about how birds use fire to get a broader food supply comes as no surprise to Indigenous people.
6 States Where Voters Could Push Democracy Forward in the Midterms
by Kevon Paynter
From raising the minimum wage to enacting police reforms, here are ballot initiatives progressives should watch in 2018.