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I Am An Activist For Civil Rights

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    Male Privilege

    The Male Privilege Checklist(Especially White Male Privilege)An Unabashed Imitation of an article by Peggy McIntosh In 1990, Wellesley College professor Peggy McIntosh wrote an essay called “White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack”. McIntosh observes that whites in...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F Jan 31, 2013

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    In most cases electronic monitoring programs

    operate under questionable legal frameworks, typically excluding or minimizing any rights or entitlements for the people being monitored. There are several rights that the condition of Full House Arrest on electronic monitoring violates including:The First Amendment (Amendment I...
    LiberatedJustice LiberatedJustice 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 6, 2014

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    The Nypd Is Back In Full Excessive Force

    On September 20th 2011 hundreds of protesters gathered on Wall Street in a peaceful and constitutionally protected demonstration. For 4 days this demonstration managed to stay peaceful and abide by the laws that were set forth by the constitution for such an assembly to occur...
    calebforaction calebforaction 26-30, M Oct 13, 2011

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    Help Women Be Seen As Humans, Not Commodities

    Whether its dueling with an arch nemesis for the heart of a woman or highschool freshman hazing. No matter if its Chinese foot binding or the ritual slaughtering of any child born on a friday by the Anglo-Saxons; or even the Salem witch hunts. I'm sure most of us can agree that...
    calebforaction calebforaction 26-30, M Oct 24, 2011

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    Miles To Go

    Rarely does the cliché, “if you are not part of the solution, you are part of the problem,” apply so well as in this case. I recently heard Andrew Young doing a radio interview for MLK Day and remember him saying “Martin” was not so much concerned with the KKK or the...
    CherrySissy CherrySissy 46-50, T Jan 30, 2011

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    FREEDOM of Speech Violation

    I BELONG TO AN ORGANIZATION THAT HAS AS ITS PURPOSE TO  ADVOCATE FOR AND DEFEND THE CIVIL RIGHTS OF LATINOS.  IN A MIDDLE SCHOOL LATINO MOTHERS HAVE BEEN PROHIBITED TO SPEAK IN SPANISH UNDER THREATS OF HAVING CHARGES FILED AGAINST THEM (???)  ALSO LATINO CHILDREN...
    MAGLATINA MAGLATINA 66-70 1 Response Apr 2, 2008

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    damn they really do have everything on here.

    I've been an activist since i was a pre teen. The moment i was introduced to the civil rights struggle of the 60's in third grade i knew exactly what i wanted to do with my life. I had a lot of questions when i was young that nobody had an answer too. Why were we so poor when...
    1Samoana 1Samoana 26-30, M Dec 6, 2013

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    The Nypd Is Back In Full Excessive Force

    On September 20th 2011 hundreds of protesters gathered on Wall Street in a peaceful and constitutionally protected demonstration. For 4 days this demonstration managed to stay peaceful and abide by the laws that were set forth by the constitution for such an assembly to occur...
    calebforaction calebforaction 26-30, M Oct 13, 2011

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    Bill Maher: 2nd Amendment Not Under Attack, Your Other Rights Are

    In his final New Rule of the night, Bill Maher smacked down the conventional wisdom on the right that the Second Amendment is under attack from President Obama, saying that "America's gun nuts" need to stop wetting their pants over it. But more importantly, Maher said that people...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F 1 Response Jan 25, 2013

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    I'm the alpha female of my pack. I'm looking for a mate as well as an alpha male. message me if interested.
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    When it comes to installation of new floor or replacement of existing one then it is highly recommended to go for wood floors in NYC. It is the best alternative that helps you to...
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    What you eat makes all the difference. Try to keep these three fruits in your diet:1- Coconuts are full of folic acid which boosts your immune system. It's a natural antiviral. The...
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    im looking for fwb in the south haven/benton harbor area. ddf women only ages 18-32
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    It would be cool to create a group for EP on whatsapp. From around the world. To speak your heart out. PM me with your number, place, age and sex.
    poison22 poison22 26-30, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    So a couple of days ago I got in big time trouble again. After schooldays I am supposed to be home around 3 pm. Usually our house caretaker picks me up, or my dad. But Tuesday...
    JacyTexasGirl JacyTexasGirl 18-21, F 5 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    Falling in love is the greatest thing in the world to me,finding someone who truely loves u,always there for you,puts a smile on your face...love is a great feeling buh sometimes...
    tonykusi tonykusi 22-25, M 3 hrs ago

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    'MAMA I MADE IT',TO THE GUYS WHO DUMPED ME 'LOOK AT ME NOW',TO THE HATERS 'YOU MADE ME WHO I AM'. AND TO FRIENDS 'THIS IS FOR US'.
    nonny02 nonny02 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    4 years has gone by and I still feel that I have so much to learn and m not done yet. Tbh what did I learn in this 4 years time. Oh! I did lean about people. How they can be so...
    dezeena dezeena 26-30, F 3 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    Found this poem by Michael E. Reid. I think it says a lot about women our generation who strive to be the best in everything we do but get put down because we're merely our own...
    givingtree13 givingtree13 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    I am upset after read the news about two Indian sisters to be raped as punishment. The ‘sentence’ was handed down as punishment after their brother eloped with a married woman...
    PrincessGabrielle PrincessGabrielle 36-40, F 2 days ago

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    I worked for my mom. Today, I messed up a great deal and did something really stupid and made her look bad. What I did was absolutely unprofessional and irresponsible. I left work...
    StayCsBS93 StayCsBS93 18-21, F 8 Responses 2 days ago

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    College needed for every job. Insurance needed for every feat. Online apps replacing jobs. Factories moved overseas. Big business moved overseas Automation taking jobs...
    Converted Converted 46-50, M 6 days ago

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    i'm crying rn because i just saw a video of a guy coming out to his parents and they both beat him! like that's so wrong! they should be there for him no matter what no matter if...
    butterflybaby123 butterflybaby123 13-15, F 8 Responses a week ago

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    it's a bit after 6 am now and I'm enjoying the cool morning breeze, sitting next to my window looking at the horizon, enjoying the serenity and watching the thin line of grey...
    Betruebnis Betruebnis 22-25, M Aug 23

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    I like animals more than people...of course I believe in their rights.
    Onikage Onikage 22-25, M Aug 23

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    You don't have the right to tell me what to do. You can't make me do anything. Don't get it twisted. Just because you've gotten your rights now, doesn't mean you can take mine. Don...
    RealmRunner RealmRunner 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    I really loathe people who mistreat animals and because of that no animal My survives here because the damn neighbors give poison to them, then I must be especially careful if I...
    000Thallensjaan 000Thallensjaan 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 22

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    No, I am not talking about someone with a disability, I am talking about the other idiots, miscreants, dolts and the like. Why? Any reason at all that I should even be civil to...
    comeonletsgo comeonletsgo 61-65, M 1 Response Aug 22

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    A walk through Clinton history: For the historians among you, is this the whole truth and nothing but the truth, but a little bit here and a little bit there? If you're under 50...
    SimplyHearts SimplyHearts 46-50, F 5 Responses Aug 21

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    Absolutely this should just be the case there shouldn't be an issue of rights not being equal
    EdwardXV EdwardXV 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 21

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    I'm an almost aggressively opinionated person. As a staunch atheist, far left feminist, and a very outspoken out homosexual I think rights of the minorities is the equality most...
    SolarusXD SolarusXD 22-25, M 6 Responses Aug 20

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    We lost a real champion for civil rights this week. I had the pleasure of meeting Julian Bond at a family friend's country house in upstate New York in the late 70's. The house was...
    padraig17325 padraig17325 56-60, M Aug 20

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    Not enough people caring. Corporations profitting But not society. Phone reps lie to keep jobs. Apple store reps lie. Bank reps lie. Teachers overloaded. As are...
    Converted Converted 46-50, M Aug 19

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    If we didn't know their sexual interests and orientations we'd fight for their rights. So what the hell?
    4thGeneration 4thGeneration 22-25, M Aug 19

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    Yes I do, Yes I do. :3 But once we were forced to debate about same sex marriage (few yrs ago) , I nearly lost my mind, I sat there in my chair listening to some racist talk about...
    sillykittycat sillykittycat 18-21, F 8 Responses Aug 18

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    You know what is weird? I write stories often about human rights. Also gay rights, most of the anti people who argue with me belong to this group. Among other groups that say "I...
    50shadesofexodus 50shadesofexodus 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 16

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    Equal rights! It's not just for the women to fight for now. People get scared away from it because of the bad rap that feminists have. But the news only portrays the RADICAL...
    Kriptess Kriptess 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    I'm always a slvt for equal rights.
    Agenderra Agenderra 13-15 Aug 16

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    equal rights is only solution to make world peaceful....
    honestorhypocryte honestorhypocryte 31-35, M 5 Responses Aug 16

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    Here's a facet of that I think that people tend to overlook: Here in the US we're not supposed to care about skin color or religion or gender or age. Yet the EOA little...
    MarciBlack MarciBlack 46-50, F Aug 11

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    At a doctors office. Listening to tv. Its on cnn accent health channel. Talking health. Not removing cause But profitting off of symptoms. Disgusting. Filled with...
    Converted Converted 46-50, M Aug 10

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