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University of North Carolina Supporting Leftist Activism – National Review


University of North Carolina Supporting Leftist Activism  National Review

Leftists love to spend other people’s money to advance their visions for a transformed society. One of the many places where they manage to do that is on …

A homeless refugee-activist’s relentless fight for justice in DRC – Al Jazeera English


A homeless refugee-activist’s relentless fight for justice in DRC  Al Jazeera English

Jenny fled the DRC and now runs an activist network from the UK, using free wifi at the library and 24-hour McDonald’s.

Palestinian and Jewish activists call on musician and social justice activist Xavier Rudd to cancel concerts in Israel – The Canary


Palestinian and Jewish activists call on musician and social justice activist Xavier Rudd to cancel concerts in Israel  The Canary

Australian Palestinian and Jewish activists have called on singer and songwriter Xavier Rudd to cancel his planned concert in Israel: We are Australians, some …

Social Justice Activist Bryan Stevenson to Deliver Keynote Address at 2019 UNCF Career Pathways Initiative Convening – GlobeNewswire


Social Justice Activist Bryan Stevenson to Deliver Keynote Address at 2019 UNCF Career Pathways Initiative Convening  GlobeNewswire

Washington DC, June 12, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) –. Renowned lawyer and social justice activist Bryan Stevenson will keynote the 2019 UNCF (United …

Lincoln loses lifelong social justice activist J. Eileen Durgin-Clinchard – Lincoln Journal Star


Lincoln loses lifelong social justice activist J. Eileen Durgin-Clinchard  Lincoln Journal Star

In the decades after her son came out as a gay man, J. Eileen Durgin-Clinchard fought for LGBTQ equality.

Louisville teens are getting a big learning opportunity this summer: Trip to Puerto Rico – Courier Journal


Louisville teens are getting a big learning opportunity this summer: Trip to Puerto Rico  Courier Journal

This August, two Louisville teenagers, both with a passion for activism, will travel to Puerto Rico for an international leadership summit. Yennifer Coca Izquierdo …

Bret Easton Ellis: The Nihilism Of Generation X Is What Millennials Are Reacting To – RealClearPolitics


Bret Easton Ellis: The Nihilism Of Generation X Is What Millennials Are Reacting To  RealClearPolitics

On HBO’s ‘Real Time’ Friday night, host Bill Maher, author Bret Easton Ellis, and ‘New York Times’ opinion writer Charles Blow had a heated debate on social …

Community activist Amber Evans death ruled likely suicide – The Columbus Dispatch


Community activist Amber Evans death ruled likely suicide  The Columbus Dispatch

Community activist Amber Evans likely died by suicide, the Franklin County Coroner’s Office said in an autopsy report released on Thursday.Evans, who was …

As Hong Kong marked the Tiananmen Square massacre, this activist couldn’t stay away – Los Angeles Times


As Hong Kong marked the Tiananmen Square massacre, this activist couldn’t stay away  Los Angeles Times

The only commemoration of the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre to take place on Chinese soil — in Hong Kong’s Victoria Park — was risky for any mainland Chinese activist to attend. But one could not stay away. He thought about it carefully, knowing it could get him into more trouble. He is already under intense pressure from the authorities for social media posts opposing the Chinese Communist Party. But he went ahead and bought the ticket to Hong Kong. At Tuesday’s candlelight vigil to remember those killed in the Chinese military crackdown on pro-democracy protesters in 1…

‘What Would Gary Stewart Do?’: Exec’s Music Evangelism, Social Activism Celebrated – Variety


‘What Would Gary Stewart Do?’: Exec’s Music Evangelism, Social Activism Celebrated  Variety

The late Gary Stewart drew a crowd in death, as he did at the parties he threw in life, attracting more than 1,000 mourners to a standing-room-only Herscher Hall on the grounds of Skirball Cultural Center Saturday. The assembled crowd ranged from Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti to Rock and Roll Hall of Famers John Densmore and Blondie’s Clem Burke, along with the Go-Gos’ Charlotte Caffey and one-time major label heads Jeff Ayeroff and Jay Boberg, among many others, including Gary’s older brother Mark. A month and a half after Stewart taking his own life at age 62 stunned both the local musi…