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‘Hip Hop & Social Justice’ blends activism and music – The Daily Tar Heel


'Hip Hop & Social Justice' blends activism and music
The Daily Tar Heel
Local hip-hop artists, activists and poets Shirlette Ammons, Pierce Freelon and Josh Rowsey agree that music and activism are interconnected. The three delved into this through powerful live performances and deep panel discussions about music, race and …

Netanyahu Sends Sharply Worded Message to Sen. Patrick Leahy About Human Rights and ‘Bloodthirsty Terrorists’ – TheBlaze.com



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Netanyahu Sends Sharply Worded Message to Sen. Patrick Leahy About Human Rights and 'Bloodthirsty Terrorists'
TheBlaze.com
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had sharp words for Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) over a letter the U.S. lawmaker sent to Secretary of State John Kerry suggesting Israeli security forces had committed “gross violations of human rights” in the
11 U.S. Lawmakers Push Probe of IDF for Human Rights ViolationsForward
Senator Leahy Calls For State Dept. Investigation of Human Rights Violations By Israel and EgyptThinkProgress
Patrick Leahy, Andre Carson Come for Israel with Human Rights 'Violations' ChargesBreitbart News
Breaking Israel News -Mondoweiss -Patriot Post
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11 U.S. Lawmakers Push Probe of IDF for Human Rights Violations – Forward



Forward
11 U.S. Lawmakers Push Probe of IDF for Human Rights Violations
Forward
Sen, Patrick Leahy of Vermont and 10 of his fellow Democratic lawmakers from the House have asked the Obama administration to investigate alleged human rights violations by the Israeli and Egyptian military. The request came in a letter sent last month
Senator Leahy Calls For State Dept. Investigation of Human Rights Violations By Israel and EgyptThinkProgress
Patrick Leahy, Andre Carson Come for Israel with Human Rights 'Violations' ChargesBreitbart News
Leahy asked State Dept. to investigate Israeli human rights 'violations'Politico
Jewish Telegraphic Agency -Washington Times -http://hamodia.com
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Is the future of social justice journalism still bright? – Poynter.org



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Is the future of social justice journalism still bright?
Poynter.org
As part of Poynter's ongoing series on social justice journalism leading up to the centennial edition of the Pulitzer Prizes, we asked NPR TV critic Eric Deggans, the author of "Race-Baiter," about its trajectory in today's swiftly changing media

Louisiana prisons’ failure to treat HIV could violate human rights, report says – The Guardian



The Guardian
Louisiana prisons' failure to treat HIV could violate human rights, report says
The Guardian
“Louisiana is basically ground zero to both epidemics in the US, which is HIV and incarceration,” said Megan McLemore, a senior researcher at Human Rights Watch. “We wanted to look at the people who were caught at this overlap, in this intersection, …
Human Rights Watch slams Louisiana for failing to provide basic HIV services to inmatesThe Advocate
US: In Louisiana Jails, with HIV and No HelpHuman Rights Watch
Where mass incarceration inflames the HIV crisis: Report shows Louisiana jails violate prisoners' human rightsSalon
Daily Journal
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Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs is opening a social justice charter school in Harlem – Los Angeles Times



Los Angeles Times
Sean 'Diddy' Combs is opening a social justice charter school in Harlem
Los Angeles Times
Add Sean “Diddy” Combs to the list of millionaires trying to fix American education. At the charter school the music mogul is opening in Harlem, teachers will be called "Illuminators" and social justice will be key. Combs announced Monday that Capital
Sean 'Diddy' Combs opening Harlem charter schoolamNY
Diddy Found His Next Venture: Opening A Charter SchoolMTV.com
Puff Daddy Is About To Do Something Amazing For Kids In HarlemElite Daily (blog)

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A ‘longtime activist for social justice,’ Booker worries his anti-BDS stance will ‘rankle’ and ‘upset’ people – Mondoweiss



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A 'longtime activist for social justice,' Booker worries his anti-BDS stance will 'rankle' and 'upset' people
Mondoweiss
Yesterday the New York Times ran a big article about Senator Cory Booker hailing him as a “longtime activist for social justice.” The Times took Booker to lunch with Susan Sarandon, whom it also described as an activist; and the two talked about racial
The Israel Lobby's Totalitarian Agenda: Smash Free Speech and Outlaw All ProtestAlterNet
Anti-Semitism on California CampusesGatestone Institute

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Azerbaijan Frees Human Rights Advocate From Jail – Voice of America



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Azerbaijan Frees Human Rights Advocate From Jail
Voice of America
Azeri human rights activist and lawyer Intigam Aliyev was freed from jail on Monday, his lawyer said. Azerbaijan pardoned 148 prisoners including journalists, rights activists and political opponents this month in an apparent move to deflect Western
Azerbaijan's Supreme Court Just Ordered the Release of an Imprisoned Human Rights LawyerVICE News
Dispatches: Top Rights Lawyer Freed in AzerbaijanHuman Rights Watch
Azerbaijan releases human rights lawyer Intigam AliyevAmnesty International USA
Yahoo News -Democracy & Freedom Watch
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Rev. Timothy Tyler, fighter for social justice, gives hope on Easter – The Denver Post


Rev. Timothy Tyler, fighter for social justice, gives hope on Easter
The Denver Post
In Denver, members of Shorter Community AME credit Tyler with reconnecting the church with its roots after the death of Jesse Langston Boyd Jr., the preacher and social-justice advocate who headed the church for 26 years. "The most significant part of

Human Rights on Trial in Egypt as NGO Funding Case Revived – Fortune



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Human Rights on Trial in Egypt as NGO Funding Case Revived
Fortune
Egypt has launched a new crackdown on human rights groups, questioning staff and ordering asset freezes over accusations they took foreign funding to destabilize the country after the 2011 uprising that ended Hosni Mubarak's 30-year rule. Egyptian

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