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Inclusivity in Tech: More Than Just Statistics


Elon Musk, Mark Zuckerberg, Jeff Bezos, and Jack Ma, just to name a few, are some of the prominent names in technology today. We are continuously intrigued and captivated by the thought process that led to some of the greatest inventions of today. These inventions include Facebook, Amazon and more. However, on doing a quick

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Afkari: Sports under Tyranny


In 2018, the Iranian government sentenced wrestler Navid Afkari to death under false charges of murdering a security guard during the nationwide anti-government protests. They falsely accused him of committing “voluntary homicide” after he stabbed Hossein Torkman to death. Afkari’s Account In a leaked recording, Afkari revealed the government tortured him to make a confession.

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Small Business Week: September 22-24


The U.S. Small Business Administration’s administrator, Jovita Carranza, recently rescheduled National Small Business Week(NSBW) for September 22 to September 24. Originally scheduled for May but postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, the event will now be held virtually. It will honor the nation’s small businesses, many of which are veteran, women and minority-owned. The Administration

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Love: They Are NOT That Into You


The urge to fall in love and be loved is considered one of our most basic and fundamental needs. We all desire to be seen and heard. As a matter of fact, a person naturally confirms their existence through human contact. Dr. Raj Raghunathan did a survey did a survey on love that appeared in

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Hijab: It Covers my head, not my brain


Islamophobia is the dislike of or prejudice against Islam or Muslims, especially as a political force. Different countries and backgrounds are still not accepting of Islam, especially Hijabis. Many hijabi girls struggle to fit into westernized communities because they have religious beliefs that are different from those of the western world. In Islam, it is

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Be Kind to Humankind Week


What is Be Kind to Humankind Week? Be Kind to Humankind Week is a holiday that encourages kindness and altruism in our communities . It is celebrated from August 24 to August 31. The celebration was created by Jara Lorraine to celebrate humankind and the kind acts they perform across the globe. It was created

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Nonprofits:National NonProfit Day


August 17th is a day many people don’t know, but that needs to be commemorated everywhere. On this day, we celebrate National NonProfit Day and acknowledges all the hardworking men and women in the nonprofit sector. Nonprofits are an important part of our society and it is important to know what they do and their

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Dog Day: National Spoil Your Dog Day


Spoil your Dog Day: National Spoil Your Dog Day is celebrated on August 10.  It is a day for owners to treat their dogs like the special beings that they are.  Most will take pictures with their dogs, have doggy play dates with friends, visit the doggie parks and buy special treats and toys to

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