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Sheryl Lee Ralph stands on stage at TED2023

9 Best TED Talks To Watch During Women's History Month

This Women's History Month, learn from some of the world's most daring women leaders — and their TED Talks.
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A screenshot of a GoFundMe page titled "Help a Generous Soul Reenter Society from Prison"

A California inmate donated his life savings to relief in Gaza — and then a GoFundMe campaign raised $100k for him

After decades of work for just 13 cents a day, this incarcerated man donated all of his money to support relief efforts in Gaza.
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Martin Luther King Jr. and his wife Coretta Scott King

Meet the women who sustained the civil rights movement, though 'hidden in plain view'

Historian Vicki Crawford explains the contributions of women who influenced King and helped to fuel some of the most significant campaigns of the civil rights era, but whose contributions are not nearly as well known.‍
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A photo collage of Bert Janssen posing for the camera, a close-up shot of a rhino, an 'Everywhere Is Queer' logo, a portrait photo of Bridgit Mendler, and a flatlay photo of he Goodnewspaper

Good News This Week: February 24, 2024 - Rhinos, Space, & Transplants

Your weekly roundup of the best good news worth celebrating...
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Project for Awesome logo

John & Hank Green's 'Project for Awesome' has raised a total of $23M for charity

YouTubers and “Nerdfighters” have raised more than $23 million to make a difference and “decrease world suck.”
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Quote Graphic: None of us can be liberated if other groups are not. — Gloria Steinem, in a speech

67 Most Iconic Quotes from Gloria Steinem

Gloria Steinem, a trailblazing feminist, journalist, and social-political activist, has been a leading voice in the women’s liberation movement for decades. 
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The faces of six victims of gun violence, beneath the text: "The Shotline: Voices lost to gun violence make the call for change"

AI deepfakes give a voice to victims of gun violence — and uses them to demand action from lawmakers

On the anniversary of the 2018 shooting in Parkland, Florida, gun law advocates have launched an AI project that leverages the voices of young people killed by guns to call elected officials. 
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A photo collage of a hand holding two vials, a close-up photo of a quarter featuring Dr. Mary Edwards Walker, screenshots from the digital climate event 'The Virtual March to Retire Big Oil', an aerial view of a farmer tending to his farm, and a flatlay photo of the Goodnewspaper

Good News This Week: February 10, 2024 - AI, Laundry, & the Super Bowl

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A photo collage of comedian Tim Robinson, a kid playing a game in a hospital room, a screenshot from a Boston Bike Pass TikTok, a screenshot from Dan Howell's and Phil Lester's birthday livestream, and a flatlay photo of the Goodnewspaper

Good News This Week: February 3, 2024 - Tents, PSAs, & Gaming

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Stills from documentaries "Agent of Happiness," "Will & Harper," and "Black Box Diaries" at Sundance Film Festival 2024

9 must-see documentaries premiering at Sundance this year

Sundance Film Festival’s 40th annual gathering will include a slate of documentaries, exploring themes of racial justice, environmental impact, grassroots activism, and more. 
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Three photos: One of a person wearing a white dress shirt covered in black fingerprints, another of a piece of white fabric going through a sewing machine covered in black paint, and one of a number of HUMAN TOUCH shirts on a clothing rack

Innovative Clothing Line Makes 'Human Labor Visible' on Every Garment

A project aims to bring transparency to clothing manufacturing by using an art where the human labor involved becomes visible on the garment.
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