Terror Lynching in America

Our history of racial terror casts a shadow across the U.S. landscape. We must engage it more honestly.  Equal Justice Initiative

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Bryan Stevenson: We need to talk about an injustice

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PeaceJam and One Billion Acts of Peace at TEDxMaastricht

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One Billion Acts of Peace - BillionActs.org

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You have the power to tackle the toughest issues facing humanity today.
It's easier then you think. You can start with something as simple as:
Make a lunch for a homeless person.
Pick up waste in your community.
Participate in a cultural event that is of a different culture.
Use your talents to help your community.
Each simple act is just one building block in the creation of peace.
Peace in your community. Peace in your region of the world.
One building block in the creation of justice and Human Rights for all.
And that is what creates lasting peace.
13 nobel peace prize winners are leading this ambitious campaign and showing us the way.
To get started today, visit One Billion Acts

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One Billion Acts of Peace

The 2015 PeaceJam Hero Award ceremony from Monte Carlo - Celebration of a successful 1st year of the One Billion Acts of Peace campaign.  One Billion Acts of Peace

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We Want Peace

Emmanuel Jal's call for Peace in Sudan and the whole world. Emmanuel Jal enlists support from A-listers from all walks of life in this groundbreaking music video. It features Alicia Keys, George Clooney, Peter Gabriel, The Elders (Kofi Annan, Jimmy Carter, Sir Richard Branson, Fernando H Cardoso). Directed by Anna Gabriel.

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What does it mean to be a citizen of the world? | Hugh Evans

Hugh Evans started a movement that mobilizes "global citizens," people who self-identify first and foremost not as members of a state, nation or tribe but as members of the human race. In this uplifting and personal talk, learn more about how this new understanding of our place in the world is galvanizing people to take action in the fights against extreme poverty, climate change, gender inequality and more. "These are ultimately global issues," Evans says, "and they can ultimately only be solved by global citizens demanding global solutions from their leaders."

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Understanding Our Poverty

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Over the last 20 years, I have spent much time and energy in the arena with those who are in poverty financially and who are continually marginalized in our culture because of it. I have also spent a fair amount of time reading, discussing and thinking about poverty. My most treasured resource is a book called A Framework for Understanding Poverty by Ruby K. Payne. In the book, Ms. Payne defines poverty as “the extent to which an individual does without resources.”  She also lists eight categories in which we can experience poverty: financial, emotional, mental, spiritual, physical, support systems, relationships/role models, and knowledge of hidden rules.

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How Would You Be Different if You Had Been Born a Woman?

Dustin Hoffman breaks down talking about his epiphany about women, beauty and stereotypes...

In this clip from the AFI Archive, actor Dustin Hoffman shares how the film TOOTSIE came to be and why he had to play the role of Dorothy Michaels.

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Paul Hawken, Blessed Unrest, Wiser Earth

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Paul Hawken's speech at the bioneers conference on the worlds largest movement, the hundreds of thousands of grassroots organizations that address social and environmental justice.

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