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from West Bloomfield, MI Patch

Activist Temple Grandin: Autism Does Not Define Me

Insightful opinion piece from Dr. Temple Grandin featured in the West Bloomfield, MI Patch. "Activist Temple Grandin: Autism Does Not Define Me"

See How Your State Legally Defines Rape (or Doesn’t) Activists are pushing for uniform definitions of rape and sexual assault across the country.

Clarina Nichols. Reformer, journalist, made a name for herself writing about what would later become three life-defining passions: women's rights in child custody, married women's property rights, and equality in matters pertaining to public schools.

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from NPR.org

Imagining A World Without Prisons For Communities Defined By Them

The activist Marc Lamont Hill argues that America needs to end its prison system. With crime at all-time lows, he might sway people of color who've long called for harsher punishment for lawbreakers.

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from POPSUGAR Beauty

12 Powerful Hairstyles and the Women Who Rock Them

Angela Davis: Political activist Angela Davis's hair defined a generation. Her oversize Afro helped her stand out just as much as her politics did.

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"It is a call for black people in this country to unite, to recognize their heritage, to build a sense of community. It is a call for black people to define their own goals, to lead their own organizations." ~Stokely Carmichael Stokely Carmichael was a Trinidadian-American political activist best known for leading the civil rights group SNCC in the 1960s. #StokelyCarmichael #BlackPower #Activist #CivilRights #BlackLivesMatter #Goals #Community #Heritage

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Updated Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2:17 a.m. EDT: According to activists on the ground in El Cajon, Calif., the Police Department informed media that it was aware its officers were responding to a "5150" call when Olango was killed. The name of the police officer who killed Olango has not been released. A 5150 call is defined…

from Slate Magazine

How Public Apathy Has Helped Pave the Way for Criminal Justice Reform

A defining feature of the Obama era—or at least one of them—is polarization. Voters, and especially activists, are more uncompromising than they’ve ever been. This isn’t a bad thing. Activist intensity—backed by public interest—can force action and make parties more responsive to their voters. Intensity, for example, is one reason...

profeminist: ““Man is defined as a human being and a woman as a female - whenever she behaves as a human being she is said to imitate the male.” - Simone de Beauvoir, French feminist writer, existentialist philosopher and political activist More...

Honored to write the foreword to this collection of essays. When We Are Bold is not only a celebration of women peacemakers and the activists they’ve inspired, it is a CALL TO COURAGE. A call to all of us who have allowed activism to be defined as something that other people do, to those of us who have orphaned our voice and our story, and to every woman and man who has struggled or borne witness to injustices that left their hearts flooded with truth and stories that need to be spoken…