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Black Activists Push for School Choice at Supreme Court

21 Jan 2020 Black Activists Push for School Choice at Supreme Court Project 21 Decries Blaine Amendments as Bigoted for Denying Families Best Educational Options Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments today about whether parents should be empowered with the ability to use government-assisted scholarships to …

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2019 was the year of body positivity. Thanks, Lizzo

While fat activists and plus-size fashion advocates have been demanding for years that they be taken seriously, that the media portray body-positive images, this is the year that body positivity (BoPo) has really taken a mainstream hold – and that’s largely due to Lizzo. “When you have a higher-weight female …

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Women’s Rights Activists Ask for Accountability in Migrant Detention Centers

A group of national and local women’s rights advocates are calling for greater oversight in Arizona’s Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention facilities. The National Organization for Women, along with previously detained women, legal advocates, social service providers, and Arizona Democratic State Senator Victoria Steele, convened at the state Capitol on …

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Surveillance apps, partying, and shootings: 9 ways that being a teen has changed over the past decade

Since 2010, being a teen has turned into a gradually more online existence that has spawned an entirely new generation of activists, idols, and pressures. Along with unprecedented connectivity, teens have faced turbulent political environments alongside widespread violence and tragedy. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Teens in 2010 were some of …

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