Rights

Prince Ea’s Powerful Message Will Change The Way You Think About Race And Division

“Who we truly are is not skin deep.” Unfortunately, most everyone on this planet has been taught to perceive themselves and others through a lens of prejudice and division. But what if our world was different, and there were no such thing as labels? Would you be Black, White, or Mexican? Of course not.  As […]

His First Day In Office, Canada’s Prime Minister Appoints A 50% Female Cabinet.

His First Day In Office, Canada’s Prime Minister Appoints A 50% Female Cabinet.

Canada is experiencing a wave of change after electing its newest leader, self-declared feminist Justin Trudeau. Hours after being sworn in, Trudeau made good on one of his campaign promises – to appoint a cabinet that was staffed at least half by women. Fifteen of the thirty seats were appointed to up-and-coming female politicians. Among […]

9 Heartbreaking Photos Exposing Zoos As Animal Prisons

9 Heartbreaking Photos Exposing Zoos As Animal Prisons

While the intention behind starting zoos might have been honorable, many have, unfortunately, become more similar to a car collection than an animal conservation effort. As animal rights organization PETA has said, wildlife in captivity often “spend much of their time pacing, walking in tight circles, swaying or rolling their heads, and showing other signs of […]

Anonymous Exposes KKK Members, Starts Publishing Names And Contact Info

In another display of online activism, self-proclaimed “hacktivist” group Anonymous recently leaked the email addresses and phone number of 40 allegedly active members of the Ku Klux Klan on Sunday. On October 28th, the group announced in a press release that it would soon release the identities of up to 1,000 active KKK members – […]

Nepal Elected Its Second President Ever, And She’s A Woman!

Nepal Elected Its Second President Ever, And She’s A Woman!

History has been made in Nepal!  Under the new constitution adopted by the South Asian country last month, the Nepalese Parliament is required to elect a woman to the office of president or vice president and to reserve one-third of parliamentary seats for women. The newly adopted constitution contributed to a bit of political upheaval […]

Orca In SeaWorld Is “Too Depressed To Nurse Her Calf,” Experts Say

Orca In SeaWorld Is “Too Depressed To Nurse Her Calf,” Experts Say

Earlier this month, the California Coastal Commission voted to ban orca breeding at SeaWorld San Diego after the ocean park submitted plans requesting an expansion of its killer whale tank. Their plans to expand were approved, but “with conditions.” The news was received in joyous spirit by animal rights activists, who have long proclaimed orcas […]

California Farmer Gifts 700 Acres Of Coastal Land Back To Native American Tribe

California Farmer Gifts 700 Acres Of Coastal Land Back To Native American Tribe

150 years ago, the Pomo Native American tribe was forced to move inland and abandon the community’s coastal home in California. They left behind 668 acres of dense redwood forest, dramatic coastline, and the ability to roam and hunt freely for a small, water-poor reservation. In 1925, the Richardson family purchased the expanse of land […]

Elephant Weeps While Being Rescued After 50 Years Of Confinement

Elephant Weeps While Being Rescued After 50 Years Of Confinement

Can you imagine what it would be like to live in confinement day in and day out, endure painful shackles around your feet, and be treated only as property, rather than a thinking, feeling being? That’s what Raju the elephant endured for fifty years, until finally – earlier this summer – he was gifted what […]

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