Two teachers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill created the Beat Making Lab to reach communities around the world. They travel with an electronic music studio that fits into a backpack and train burgeoning beat makers.
Apartheid was war. The casualty of all war is innocent life. The legacy of that war is trauma, which, for so many South Africans still remains untreated. South Africa's landscape and soil is grave to children's bones and bravery.
Amnesty International continues to document the many instances of human rights violations in Russia. In a one year period since Vladimir Putin announced his candidacy to return to the president's office, over 5,000 people were arrested in more than 200 protests.
In his Annual Message to Congress in 1944, President Roosevelt went further in joining the vaunted American ideal of freedom and liberty to economic rights: by proposing an Economic or Second Bill of Rights.
If you think there is nothing that can be done to ameliorate or mitigate the changing climate, unregulated capitalism, oppressive governments, or heart wrenching poverty, then it's best if you step aside and allow those who believe in humanity to take the reins and move our world forward.
Charity is not justice, and the conspicuous glare of charity is blinding us to injustice.
Why is the decline of pollinators one of our most critical environmental issues? Pollinators provide a crucial ecosystem service valued annually at $125 billion globally ($15-$20 billion in the U.S) in the pollination of our food crops.
And what's the common core of sports? Right, be a team. Work together to get the results that you and your team wants. In order to do that, people need to regard others feelings, and put opinions off to the side. We have a game to win here people!
For better or for worse in the United States, whether due to credit card debt, the foreclosure crisis, job loss or pay cuts, this holiday season many of us are forced by hard economic realities to reexamine our role as "consumers."
SNAP does more than just provide food. It makes a real and perceptible difference in the lives of young children and their families, and ensures a brighter, healthier future for the entire country.
The disappointments will accumulate and the same need to locate in him the political, ethical, psychic compass of his country will turn and the gravity of that turn will attribute him with blame.
It is important to note that football has an extremely positive impact on the lives of countless young people, especially in the economically depressed communities where many of the programs we fund operate. Football provides a structured environment where young men and some young women can learn, exercise, and interact with role models and use their time constructively.
In the wake of Human Rights Day and Nelson Mandela's state funeral, it is more clear than ever that we are all called to be our higher selves. We are called to believe and act like our lives make a difference.
One in three children in Washington, D.C. lives in a home where there simply is not enough food for them to eat. That means they go to bed hungry. They wake up hungry. They go to school hungry.
By giving back to those who sacrifice time with their loved ones for our country, you can help brighten someone's holidays.