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13-17yrs, 18 & over, Blog, commentary, global citizenship

Globalization and its Importance


Over the last century, the world has grown closer and closer. Because of faster and more accessible communication and transportation services, the globe is more interconnected than ever. The information age allows for the easy production and shipment of products around the world, and companies can branch out beyond their home country to a worldwide

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13-17yrs, 18 & over, Blog, commentary, Education, global citizenship

Racism & Identity: Almost 70 years later, Invisible Man still relevant


Introduction from our Founder: “In the mist of an international Black Lives Mater movement, racism, once a taboo topic, is daily International news.. As companies scramble to rapidly alter covert behaviors once accepted, and police departments are called out for their systemic brutality, the novel Invisible Man is presently pertinent. Almost 70 years after its

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13-17yrs, 18 & over, civic duty, commentary

United Nations celebrates 75th anniversary with call to action!


In the mist of this Global Covid19 pandemic, the United Nations (UN)  is seeking help with planning our world’s future. Ahead of the September meeting with leaders from all around the world, UN has created the largest global conversation ever! The United Nations 75 (UN75) survey is an opportunity for anyone, anywhere to participate in

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18 & over, 8-12yrs, civic duty, commentary

Diversity is a Verb Launches Live Chat for Youth


By creating Diversity Is A Verb Youth Nation, educator, author, and speaker  Gina Humber  plans to, “Politically, socially, economically & mentally improve the life conditions of our youth, and produce Excellence in our community and globally,” with a powerful call to action.  According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, nearly 20 percent of

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18 & over, civic duty, commentary, Journalism / Mass Media

The Jock & the Scholar: Presidential Debate Op-ed


The First Debate Walking into the Apollo Theater, Monday evening, September 26th, I saw the crowd of viewers waiting outside, swelling with anticipation. We knew this, being the first of the Presidential Debates between Hillary Rodem Clinton and Donald Trump, was going to be something else. This debate was slated to be one of the

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13-17yrs, civic duty, commentary, personal development

New York Historical Society offers free Saturday Programs


New York Historical Society has a nationally-recognized Student Historian Internship Program (link to apply below). They are accepting applications for the 2015-2016 academic year. Interns this year will develop their research and public speaking skills and host a museum event of their own, all while learning more about careers in museums and libraries. This semester, they

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13-17yrs, 18 & over, 8-12yrs, civic duty, commentary, Education, inspirational, Motivational (Coaching, Speaking, etc), personal development

Wendell Pierce discusses author debut and humanity


“I have a newfound respect for authors. The hardest part was the writing. The easiest part was also the writing. Once it starts flowing, it’s incredible and comes at the strangest times,” says actor, Tony Award-winning producer, and jazz enthusiast, Wendell Pierce. “Watching a baseball game, you’ve got to stop and find something to write

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