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Soledad O'Brien: #Blacklivesfade on 2016 trail

Soledad O'Brien: #Blacklivesfade on 2016 trail
usatoday.com — The campaign is mostly about angry whites instead of grave police mistreatment of minorities. The Justice Department issued a scathing report on Ferguson, Mo. a year ago, confirming to the broader public what many blacks and Latinos had been saying for years: that the criminal justice system is rigged against them, sometimes with deadly results.

Soledad O'Brien on #OscarsSoWhite

Soledad O'Brien on #OscarsSoWhite
hollywoodreporter.com — In my experience, diversity doesn't just "happen." It has to be very intentional. People have to have a genuine desire to make a change. It's hard to tell what's going to happen this time around. There are some bright signs, including the fledgling efforts off the Oscars.

International Women's Day Forum 2016

International Women's Day Forum 2016
uschamberfoundation.org — On March 7 and 8, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center and United Nations Office for Partnerships will host the 6 th Annual International Women's Day Forum. The event will convene public and private sector leaders to explore inclusive solutions that create opportunities for women and girls around the world.

What Howard Buffett Does in Africa

What Howard Buffett Does in Africa
worth.com — For hours I travel on roads with potholes big as craters deep into the Democratic Republic of Congo, then walk uphill through the dirt. This is a beautiful country, but poverty, corruption and civil war have left it lacking essential services like roads.

Race in America - Q Ideas

Race in America - Q Ideas
qideas.org — We all have felt the temperature rise over the last few months around the topic of race in America. As we are experiencing a once in a generation moment, how can we think well and commit to being a part of the solution that brings reconciliation and healing for all?

American Graduate Day: Closing the education gap

American Graduate Day: Closing the education gap
cnn.com — When I became a journalist, I began to meet so many young women who didn't have that kind of support in their lives -- like Tierra Moore, a wonderfully gifted young woman from California who was on the verge of dropping out of UCLA.

2015 Corporate Citizenship Conference

2015 Corporate Citizenship Conference
uschamberfoundation.org — Register Here! Connect the Dots: How Businesses Solve Global Challenges Locally The world has many multifaceted challenges that require complex solutions. This is no easy task. No cure-all or one-size-fits-all solution exists, but there are innovations, partnerships, and strategies that create a lasting impact for communities around the world.

Al Jazeera English

Al Jazeera English
aljazeera.com — With more than 60,000 children under the age of 21 in the American prison system, the state of New Mexico has introduced a new and innovative approach to help rehabilitate juvenile offenders. Running a programme known as Cambiar (the Spanish word for "change"), the J.

Guest column: Feds must find stats on blacks killed by cops

Guest column: Feds must find stats on blacks killed by cops
nydailynews.com — This is the way it often begins. A police officer stops an African-American man who has been tagged as a suspect. By the end of the encounter, the unarmed "suspect" is dead and a debate begins as to why it happened.

Soledad O’Brien: How to Curb Our Mass Incarceration Epidemic

Soledad O’Brien: How to Curb Our Mass Incarceration Epidemic
thedailybeast.com — There is no mistaking the razor wire, locked rooms, and guards marching through sterile halls. The J. Paul Taylor Center in Las Cruces, New Mexico, is a prison. But inside this juvenile detention center no one is using the word "inmates" to describe the 48 boys and youngmen, ages 12 to 21, who have committed a string of crimes ranging from the most petty to murder.
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May 06, 2016

RT @beautifullysmag: Chx out @soledadobrien Q&A w/ @bea@beautifullysmaginsofmedia" next week about her military feature #The#TheWarComesHome<a title="http://twitter.com/beautifullysmag/status/728704490573008897/photo/1" href="https://t.co/QsKwyEIDUX" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">pic.twitter.com/QsKwyEIDUX

May 06, 2016

I just put my health at the top of my to-do list! Take the Nat’l Women’s Health Week pledge and join me. go.usa.gov/czFXd #NWHW

May 06, 2016

RT @ryanjreilly: Your occasional reminder that sending politicians to prison is an excellent way to get them to support prison reform httpstwitter.com/ryanjreilly/st…//t.co/rBjU81kw1i

May 06, 2016

If you know a veteran with PTS: One day only, Tues May 24th. At a theater near you: twitter.com/soldiersangels…

May 05, 2016

It's an amazing @fathomevents ! I'll watch at the Union Square theater in NYC. How bout you? twitter.com/shawndna/statu…


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