Good News for Human Rights

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How Radar Is Helping Track Down Lost Indigenous Grave Sites

Indigenous groups across Canada have used GPR — along with other site survey technologies such as magnetometry and drones — to identify more than 1,800 possible graves at former residential schools, confirming an open secret.
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6 Ways To Help Buffalo After the Supermarket Mass Shooting

As we process this heartbreaking news from near and far, we can all be a part of helping this community grieve and heal.
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38 Best Harvey Milk Quotes To Leave You Feeling Hopeful

As he entered activism, community organizing, and politics, Milk became known as a champion of the rights of the LGBTQ+ community, minorities, immigrants, women, and children.
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5 Good News Stories About Happiness

Happiness serves as a revolutionary means to survival, but it is also an indicator that a country, group, or region is doing good in the world. These five stories will help shed some light onto happiness research across the globe.
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39 Most Inspiring Bono Quotes About Making a Difference

As the founder of ONE and (RED), Bono has played a significant role in persuading policymakers and corporations to allocate huge swaths of money toward solving some of the most important issues facing the world.
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11 Ways to Safely Reduce Abortions Without Removing Access

There’s no evidence that banning abortion reduces the number of abortions. There are, however, a few data-backed, safe, and effective ways to reduce the number of abortions.
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37 Ways To Make a Difference in the World

One person can make a difference in the world — but it’s not your job to change the entire world. It’s simply your job to show up and play your part — whatever that may be.
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For Students in Juvenile Detention, School Doesn't Stop. These Teachers Won't Let It.

Five Lincoln Public Schools teachers have been tasked with educating Nebraska youth while they’re detained and awaiting court decisions.
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49 Best Earth Day Quotes For Inspiration & Action (2022)

As we celebrate Earth Day this year, may we reflect on the wise words of environmentalists, climate activists, faith leaders, lovers of nature, and the youth of the world.
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Cherokee Artists Are Preserving Their Language Through Music

With 2,000 fluent Cherokee language speakers still alive, the Cherokee Nation is looking for unique ways to preserve the language. "An Indigenous language is lost every two weeks around the world,” said Howard Paden, executive director of the Cherokee Nation Language Department.
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