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Blackout Music & Film Festival Talks Artists and Social Justice – Variety



Variety
Blackout Music & Film Festival Talks Artists and Social Justice
Variety
A round table of musical artists, producers, an A&R exec and magazine editor-in-chief discussed the current state of music and social justice during the Blackout Music & Film Festival Saturday at the Grammy Museum in Downtown Los Angeles. Moderated by …

Human rights evaluation—who is it really for? – Open Democracy


Human rights evaluation—who is it really for?
Open Democracy
A second important audience is made up of activists, staff, board members, members, volunteers, our peers and colleagues, and the wider human rights community. We also want to know if we made a real difference. We want to know which methods work, …

The Responsible Celebrity: Actors, Filmmakers Talk About Art, Activism at … – The Root



The Root
The Responsible Celebrity: Actors, Filmmakers Talk About Art, Activism at
The Root
Thompson, who stars along with Michael B. Jordan in Ryan Coogler's new film Creed, said many people of different walks of life are attracted to social responsibility and activism, and that, as artists, there is a desire to emulate figures like Nina

Activist Jaggi Singh awarded $15000 for unlawful arrest by Montreal police in 2007 – Montreal Gazette



Montreal Gazette
Activist Jaggi Singh awarded $15000 for unlawful arrest by Montreal police in 2007
Montreal Gazette
Social justice activist Jaggi Singh uses a bullhorn to address protesters gathered outside the Queen Elizabeth Hotel in Montreal during speech by former United States president George W. Bush in Montreal Thursday, October 22, 2009. John Mahoney …

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Leadership for Social Justice Project in Tanzania: Making a Difference in the … – Huffington Post


Leadership for Social Justice Project in Tanzania: Making a Difference in the
Huffington Post
For leaders, there is a beckoning call to promote justice and freedom. Will you answer the call? Answering the call is the recognition that we lead to change the world. This is a simple but yet profound statement related to each individual's capacity

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UN investigating British Government over human rights abuses caused by IDS … – The Independent



The Independent
UN investigating British Government over human rights abuses caused by IDS
The Independent
A leading disability charity says that they have been contacted by the UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities as part of an investigation into human rights abuses against disabled people in the UK. Inclusion Scotland, a consortium of
United Nations to probe Iain Duncan Smith's welfare reforms for 'grave Mirror.co.uk

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Vanderbilt Law’s Social Justice Program named for renowned civil rights … – Vanderbilt University News



Vanderbilt University News
Vanderbilt Law's Social Justice Program named for renowned civil rights
Vanderbilt University News
The Social Justice Program at Vanderbilt Law School has been named in honor of noted Nashville civil rights attorney George E. Barrett, who passed away in August 2014 at the age of 86. Darren Robbins, a 1993 graduate of the law school and a founding …

New Kensington physician fought for social justice – Tribune-Review


New Kensington physician fought for social justice
Tribune-Review
Social activist Dr. Daniel Fine died at age 91 Sunday in his New Kensington home surrounded by family. The Yale-educated physician brought a myriad of causes such as civil rights and the dangers of nuclear proliferation to the forefront nationally as

Human rights groups face global crackdown ‘not seen in a generation’ – The Guardian



The Guardian
Human rights groups face global crackdown 'not seen in a generation'
The Guardian
Human rights organisations and campaign groups are facing their biggest crackdown in a generation as a wave of countries pass restrictive laws and curtail activity. Almost half the world's states have implemented controls that affect tens of thousands

Free social justice concert launches National Folk Festival, 17 Days – Greensboro News & Record (blog)



Greensboro News & Record (blog)
Free social justice concert launches National Folk Festival, 17 Days
Greensboro News & Record (blog)
Greensboro's Laurelyn Dossett will host the 7 p.m. free concert at The Railyard, 106 S. Barnhardt St., presented by ArtsGreensboro. North Carolina's preeminent singer/songwriters will focus on social justice issues in the concert, sponsored by O.Henry

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