Category Archives: United States

Judge orders NJ to allow gay marriage

In light of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in June, a New Jersey judge orders the state to allow gay marriage. With this action, the U.S. is moving in the right direction— one step closer to the legalization of gay … Continue reading

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Brothels discovered in Lakewood

Human trafficking and forced servitude are NOT  international issues or ones that are too distant to think or do something about. Sometimes it is in your own back yard. I live about 25 minutes from this… In Lakewood brothels, women … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to the Black Community From 100 Black Youth

from Huffington Post This past weekend, the Black Youth Project convened 100 Black youth to come up with a plan of action to uplift our voices, use our knowledge and take action within our community. When our collective of Black … Continue reading

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Goodness in humanity

A few days ago, I stumbled upon several articles about a mother, who was thinking of aborting her unborn Down syndrome baby, but decided to talk to an adoption agency prior to doing that. The adoption agency contacted a reverend, … Continue reading

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Doctors sterilize female inmates in California without state approval

From Reuters   Prison doctors in California sterilized nearly 150 female inmates during the course of four years without ever obtaining proper approval from the state, a new investigation reveals. According to The Center for Investigative Reporting, at least 148 … Continue reading

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‘Women’s rights violations not just developing nation issue’

Originally posted on Global Public Square:
On June 16, CNN will be premiering “Girl Rising,” which documents extraordinary girls and how education can change the world. But what are some of the biggest challenges facing women and girls across the…

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The Gift of Siblings: Reflecting on Brothers and Sisters

Originally posted on PositivePressAgency:
GIVEN what a mouthy thing I grew up to be, it’s shocking to me that I began talking later than most children do. But I didn’t need words. I had my older brother, Mark. The way…

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