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It's called "design activism," or designing in order "to fill a need." College for Creative Studies Product Design graduate Veronika Scott created a water, wind and air resistant coat that provides warmth for homeless people. The coat is manufactured by homeless women at The Empowerment Plan.

Young Designers Focus Efforts on Homeless Population in Detroit

63 Black Harvard Students Share Their Experiences In A Powerful Photo Project Love this (race, education)

63 Black Harvard Students Share Their Experiences In A Powerful Photo Project

"What Are You?" And Other Casually Racist Slights--Visualized | Co.Create | creativity + culture + commerce

“What Are You?” And Other Casually Racist Slights–Visualized

Collection of photos from a piece titled Racial Microaggressions, featuring students from Fordham University, by Kiyun

The Coddling of the American Mind "How Trigger Warnings Are Hurting Mental Health on Campus" - The Atlantic magazine 9/2015.

How Trigger Warnings Are Hurting Mental Health on Campus

How trigger warnings are hurting mental health on campus. College students are increasingly demanding protection from words and ideas they don’t like. Here’s why that’s disastrous for education.

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Robin Williams Quote: No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world - from Dead Poets Society

Venus Williams became vegan to combat the little known autoimmune disease called Sjogren's syndrome. It was an adjustment for the steak lover, but Williams told CBS that her new diet, which includes a lot of vegetable juicing and wheatgrass shots, has made "a big difference."  Against the odds, Williams, 32, returned to tennis in 2012 and won a gold medal at the London Olympics, alongside her sister and doubles partner.

Diet like the stars for better health

'We're a culture, not a costume' a campaign fights ethnic and racial stereotypes.

'We're a culture, not a costume' this Halloween

'We're a culture, not a costume' a campaign fights ethnic and racial stereotypes - critical literacy development

For graffiti on a Georgia school’s walls, two girls were suspended. But only one of them ended up in the criminal justice system.

Schools’ Discipline for Girls Differs by Race and Hue

Mikia Hutchings, whose misbehavior at school led to a juvenile criminal case, and her lawyer, Michael J. Tafelski, waiting for a meeting held last month by a Georgia state committee studying school discipline.

It's like that one time on Lumpy's Faux News show when a contributor ranted about the 'welfare state', ending with, and I promise I'm not making this up, "I was on food stamps...anybody help me? No!"

They seem to think of their taxes go to supporting lazy welfare queens.

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ENDICOTT: Race refers to a group of people that share some socially defined physical characteristics (skin color). (Fitzgerald, This article describes race and looks at how it has affected people all over the world.

The Perils of Colorblindness (article) (via Greater Good) (13 September 2010) Even well-intentioned teachers may hold unconscious racial biases, explains Dottie Blais. She offers research-based insights for fighting prejudice in the classroom.

The Perils of Colorblindness

Nine Things Educators Need to Know About the Brain ♦ Voices Education Project ♦ In an excerpt from his new book, psychologist Louis Cozolino applies the lessons of social neuroscience to the classroom.

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