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I Am An Activist For Civil Rights

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 70+ 1 Response Apr 2, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    At this point in my life I'm not interested in relationships. I'll be honest about what I do look for. I want intimate friendships preferably online and separate from my offline...
    xSCARx xSCARx 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 20

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    Hey guys ! if anyone here loves there major/job follow my new tumblr account ! even if you're not a civil engineer still follow :d i'd love any support i can get thanks ! http...
    MazdaCarGuy MazdaCarGuy 18-21, M 11 mins ago

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    The goal is to supply Each and every university student with a mix of Business office administration health care capabilities and technological innovation that could put together...
    Deana293at Deana293at 31-35, M 1 Response a week ago

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    of course i support our rights, heck, even if i weren't gay, i would still support it. the fact remains this is a human rights issue as well. no body should be treated 'less than...
    anonimatovato anonimatovato 31-35 Mar 29

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    I am Christian. I don't support gay rights. I am not a horrible person. I love gays and straights equally. Gays are human beings and deserve to be treated as such. Just because I...
    preachersdaughter98 preachersdaughter98 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    Women's rights are violated all the time, and it is the most shocking and widespread human rights violation on earth. 1 in 5 women will be raped in their lifetime. 70-90% of rapes...
    writercookies writercookies 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    I have TED nominations, more than a dozen topics for BigThink, and 13 innovations in science to Mental Floss.I sent the submissions, and am waiting for my reply. Admitted to a...
    Gripthat Gripthat 18-21, M Mar 24

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    To me the most interesting aspect of the civil war is that both sides not only believed themselves justified in going to war, but also appealed to God to help them win it.
    adaranjain adaranjain 36-40, M Mar 30

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    My parents divorced. It was nasty. Retrospectively, I ask, "How can two people who loved each other, so much. Become so nasty, to each other?" I just think, divorces should be...
    DeMarcusKinkle DeMarcusKinkle 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Who cares? I don't understand how someone could be AGAINST gay rights. Everybody deserves a chance to be happy and if it's with the same sex who cares??? Seriously what is with...
    NonexistantSoul NonexistantSoul 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I am not gay, but I support it. They can't help who they fall in love with and they shouldn't be told that they can't be together because they are the same sex. I SUPPORT GAY...
    sadtimes sadtimes 13-15, F Mar 27

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    Christians go on about loving your neighbor and stopping people suffering but going against gay rights adds to their suffering and it isn't loving them at all. It is spiteful and...
    sadtimes sadtimes 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 27

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    Being gay, lesbian, bi and whatever its so normal as drinking water when you are thirsty! Some people don't believe that gays should have rights… um why not? Gays are people just...
    Annablake Annablake 13-15, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    UKRAINE- CRIMEA CRISIS- RESULT to SIEGE MENTALITY of EUROPEAN......... 1) I am not European however I have always had deep interest in history of different regions in the world...
    jiaberg jiaberg 51-55, M 22 hrs ago

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    I don't understand drama going on with the Affordable Health Care Act and it's mandate that employers need to provide full health care for women's contraceptive needs, mainly birth...
    airisfleeting airisfleeting 22-25, M Mar 27

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    For the first time in almost 3 years, I will be meeting with my Mother and 2 sisters. the last time I saw them was the day that I graduated from college and informed my family that...
    NoreenA NoreenA 22-25, T 5 Responses Mar 21

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    I was always the different one. i sat on the curb everyday with no-one. i turned to music no end. i now have no civilisation. How Do I Get Over My Bullying Experience?
    BrokenToWarrior BrokenToWarrior 18-21, M Mar 25

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    Please join me, I offer you something this society is still unable to provide its inhabitants: Happiness, assurance, warming community, and brotherhood. I aim for a real issue...
    rafaeln17 rafaeln17 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 9

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    Not just them, I support any body getting mistreated for who or what they are. I support all kinds of queers and lgbt peeps.
    izmee izmee 22-25, M Mar 19

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    I hate when people judge people cause the gay, lesbian, or bi cause its not right they don't choose to be that way it's just how they are i support them they should be able to love...
    ILoveBaxter ILoveBaxter 13-15, F Mar 21

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    hell yes i do. i believe everyone should be aloud to love whoever they want. Love is for everyone, rather you like it or not.
    lexik123 lexik123 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    Homosexuality is nothing that can be healed. It is what it is. There is nothing wrong with homosexuals. We are all human beings and should be treated as equal. God is not going to...
    Inherownwords Inherownwords 31-35, F Mar 30

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    An amazing video presenting the so called military coup!More than 22M people go out on the streets protesting against the president, the military overthrows the president as a...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F Apr 4

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    Well here I am again expressing my thoughts. This is very therapeutic for me..lol My experience is more of a opinion than fact, so here how it goes. America is a weak fake illusion...
    pumpkin50 pumpkin50 46-50, F Apr 7

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    When I see all of the violence, nonsense, whiners, lousy politicians, eroding civil liberties...I just feel like I want to buy up 350-500 acres on top of a mountain someplace, and...
    louie2037 louie2037 61-65, M Apr 9

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    I wonder if there are any outside sources of support for employees who have been traumatized in their workplaces and have slipped through the net, unable to get help from social...
    helpwithdisability helpwithdisability 41-45 1 Response Apr 10

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    So this girl on Omegle told me she was a homophobe. She said gay people were "soulless trash". So for the past few days, I pretended to be a guy named Eric. I've been the sweetest...
    taelourbrhee taelourbrhee 16-17, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I was depressed all the time a mother of toe and one on the way I felt lost I had a home And husband a car a boat a family.. No reason I know now to be depressed I lost my 7 month...
    laceykight laceykight 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    I studied marshal arts from an early age. I was never good at much else in youth (in my opinion.) My teachers in all the various forms (Kenpo, Taekwondo, Hapkido) said I had...
    yoiteangel yoiteangel 46-50, M 4 days ago

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    I think there should be a Country created for homosexuals so we don't have to be judged
    13andGay 13andGay 13-15, M 2 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    When you get an unexpected phone call from a debt collector your first thoughts are probably fear and shock. You don't remember any outstanding debts and the person who is...
    hemasbags hemasbags 26-30, F Apr 7

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    It's definitely more so the unavailable than don't like me. In this story I'm going to talk about several different guys. I'll mention their name at the beginning of each story...
    cemarie128 cemarie128 18-21, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    140419-0607 Writing, and when they come crying where do you go crying. Was that, is this, a cross, or a spit, or a pyre, darling, upon which you put me with your copy to him, the...
    Lgl700 Lgl700 51-55, M 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I wanted the title of this experience to be "I'm going to ask for help", but there were no matches for that. I'm coping okay - but I always go for the wrong type of boys (sleazy...
    cunninlc cunninlc 22-25, F 8 hrs ago

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    Hi, I am a 28 yrs Hindu Girl, Graduated from Delhi, India and post graduated from Wales, UK now working in Delhi as a Management professional. I am in a straight a relationship...
    alia0001 alia0001 26-30, F 4 hrs ago

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    I will be 22 next month. Being an old soul its been really hard to connect with the right people. Which has made me a loner. I don't want to be a loner any more. I have a strong...
    MakaylaMoon92 MakaylaMoon92 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    But we don’t just support you find a house, we supply you with every one of the Perth Amboy property facts you may need, including facts on faculties, real-estate agents in...
    Delbert1061v Delbert1061v 31-35, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    If something is left upon someone having significant consequences, then it is likely to stay. About two years ago, an old bully I knew from middle school contacted me on Facebook...
    asert12345678 asert12345678 31-35, M 56 mins ago

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    I've always thought I was a pretty okay guy. A cut above average. But maybe that isn't so true after all. I made the choices that got me to where I am today. I had an awesome...
    sirloinsteak sirloinsteak 22-25, M 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    There's a girl at work (in a different dept) who I cannot get out of my head. The very first time I met her was about a year & a half ago. I was new & being trained. When you're...
    Spooky224 Spooky224 22-25 5 hrs ago

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    I will appreciate people who actually want to have a nice conversation and decent intentions on getting to know me personally as a bicurious. I am not here to fulfill anyone's...
    EmJustCurious24 EmJustCurious24 22-25, F 3 hrs ago

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    I know my parter for life is out there. But all I can do is sit and wight for him. 😄
    Payton20014 Payton20014 13-15, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Love for Daddy to make me his little Sissy Princess!
    PrettySissyBoiTG PrettySissyBoiTG 26-30, T 14 hrs ago

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    I'm looking for a messaging buddy!! I'm bored and need to chat :)
    hiba786 hiba786 13-15, F 5 Responses 14 hrs ago