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Miss Michigan Denounces Flint Water Crisis In Miss America Intro
Emily Sioma won plenty of hearts with her activism, though New York's Nia Imani Franklin won the pageant.
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Saudi Arabia Seeks Its First Death Penalty Against Female Human Rights Activist
By Stephen Kalin, Reuters
Five activists are on trial including Israa al-Ghomgham, the first woman to possibly face the death penalty for non-violent offenses.
Caravan Of 'Grannies' To Protest Family Separation At The Border
The silver-haired activists will embark a six-day, 2,000-mile tour ending in McAllen, Texas.
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4 Environmental Activists Are Killed Every Week So We Can Have Snacks, Meat And Coffee
“We don’t want to see any more bloodshed,” said the child of one slain land defender.
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The Political Reawakening Of The Middle-Aged Suburban White Woman
Harvard professor Theda Skocpol has spent months speaking to some of the most engaged members of the anti-Trump resistance across Middle America, and what she's found might surprise you.
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Israel's LGBTQ Community Calls For Strike Action After Surrogacy Bill Defeat
By Hugo Greenhalgh, Reuters
The struggle, activists say, "is far from over."
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We Founded Black Lives Matter 5 Years Ago Today. We're Still Going.
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The movement has inspired a generation of activists and influencers.
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India's LGBTQ Community Is Hopeful As Court Hears Challenge To Gay Sex Ban
By Suchitra Mohanty, Sai Sachin Ravikumar, Reuters
The rarely-enforced law is used to harass and blackmail gay people, activists say.
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What To Do When ― Not If ― Roe Vanishes
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It’s time to prepare for life without nationwide legal abortion.
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Elaine Chao Yells At Immigration Protesters To Leave Her Husband Alone
The activists were asking how her husband, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, sleeps at night.
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Naomi Wadler, James Shaw Jr. And Others Honored As BET Humanitarian Heroes
BET recognized Justin Blackman, Anthony Borges, Mamoudou Gassama, Shaun King, James Shaw Jr. and Naomi Wadler.
This Mother Has Held The Same Touching Sign At Every NYC Pride March
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Frances Goldin is part of the history of NYC Pride.
Gloria Steinem: 'I've Never Seen This Much Activism In My Life'
“It’s way, way more than anything I’ve ever seen," the iconic feminist said.
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Colin Kaepernick Receives Amnesty International's Highest Honor For Activism
The NFL quarterback took a knee during the national anthem to protest police brutality and inequality, stirring a wave of activism in pro sports.
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Gun Violence Prevents Florida School District From Staging Walkouts Against Gun Violence
The shooting left one student with an injury that wasn't life-threatening.
Black Lives Matter Co-Creator Explains How To Truly 'Make America Great Again'
Activist Alicia Garza describes her role in the formation of Black Lives Matter and affecting change in the current political climate.
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Mass Protests Planned If Trump Fires Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein
A coalition of advocacy groups has planned rallies in hundreds of cities in the event Trump fires Rod Rosenstein.
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Malaysian University's LGBTQ 'Conversion' Forum Sparks Outrage
The messaging, activists say, was that identifying as queer was "a form of sickness."
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Chelsea Handler Sounds Off On The Parkland Teens And Stormy Daniels
"These teens are going to be leading our country in five years so we should be respecting everything that they’re saying."
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It's Time To March For Our Lives. Read Live Updates Here.
The February school shooting in Parkland, Florida, has galvanized thousands of teenagers to speak out about gun control.
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Thousands Of Teens To Descend On Washington For Historic March Against Gun Violence
March For Our Lives marks the biggest political moment yet for the student-led movement.
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Marielle Franco's Murder Reveals The Real Brazil
“People are finally recognizing that Rio is more than some sexual tourism fantasy odyssey.”
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These Are The Biggest Marches In U.S. History
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On the eve of the "March for Our Lives," here's a look at other moments when Americans spoke out en masse.
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Activists Rally Behind Bipartisan Effort To Have Senate Vote On Brutal Yemen War
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Meanwhile, the Trump administration is stepping up its fight against the bill, planning a special classified briefing on Yemen for all senators next week.
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The Parkland Shooting May Have Just Cemented America's Newest Voting Bloc
Furious teens and parents are emerging as a political force for gun control.
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The Teens Are Coming For The NRA, And They Can't Be Stopped
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