Racial Justice

Good News & Ways To Do Good

Meet the World-Changing Fellows of the 2021 MacArthur Program

By investing in solution-makers, the MacArthur Foundation remains committed to doing real, actionable good. As part of their program, the foundation has an annual fellowship where some of the brightest minds are given a no-strings-attached grant of $625,000 over the course of five years.
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This Experiential Learning Farm Helps Youth Build a Better World

At Freetown Farm, members of the community can learn the names of medicinal herbs and harvest vegetables, all while developing a deeper relationship to the land and local community.
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Finally, Black Women Are Getting Credit and Recognition For Starting The Nail Art Trend

Nail art is a niche fashion trend that has become increasingly popular and more mainstream in recent years. However, the Black women responsible have historically seen little to no credit.
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An Emmett Till Memorial Was Just Knocked Down (Again) — Here's How You Can Help

In 2019, a new marker was erected at the site where Till’s body was recovered. It was the fourth replacement at the location. The first historical marker was placed in 2008 and was tossed in the river, while the second and third signs were shot at and left riddled with bullet holes.
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How to Prevent Crime Without Relying on Police

Poverty is a major source of crime. Bad housing, bad schools, bad infrastructure, including the “poverty of access.” Poverty destroys families, their dignity, and hope. Most criminality is of want—because of lack of income, food, and other necessities. If you end poverty, you end most crime.
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Paving a Path for Justice: 7 Runners Making a Difference to Follow on Instagram

We profiled seven runners using running as a platform to build community and fight for justice — for both people and the planet.
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What Do You Wish More People Understood About the LGBTQ+ Community?

And other questions for a few of our favorite LGBTQ+ activists, influencers, and educators
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Why The Environmental Movement Must Be Intersectional

‍If your environmentalism isn’t intersectional, isn’t striving for greater equity, greater justice — then your environmentalism is incomplete.
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12 Good News Stories From The Year 2020

2020 was one for the history books. In a year full of surprises, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the challenges 2020 brought. At Good Good Good, we never want to avoid the reality of the world’s greatest pains. Instead, we look for hopeful stories happening right within them. In seeking good news, we’ve been able to see a lot of good.
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Five Good Legislation News Stories to Celebrate in December

Policy matters because policy affects people in very real ways. Civil engagement, activism, and voting all play a role in helping policy better serve people. Here are five good news stories about new policy changes around the world...
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