Good News About Racial Justice

Stories of hope and progress in the fight for racial justice and equality — and action steps about how to get involved and make a difference

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Veterans, Tigers, & Coffee - Good News This Week: August 6th 2022

Your weekly roundup of the best good news worth celebrating...
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Bruce's Beach, Peace Maps, & Vertical Farming - Good News This Week: July 30th 2022

Your weekly roundup of the best good news worth celebrating...
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"May your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears." — Nelson Mandela

54 Best Nelson Mandela Quotes on Freedom, Love, & More

Nelson Mandela, the iconic political leader in South Africa who fought against the country's system of racial segregation, is beloved by activists, peacemakers, and justice-seekers around the world. 
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This Rural N.C. Farm Helps Formerly Incarcerated Women Build Back Their Lives

At Benevolence Farm, residents live on site and help produce and sell food. Advocates say it’s a way to address major gaps in the rural justice system.
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Biden's Policies Aren’t the Only Possible Solutions to America's Gun Violence Epidemic

As some lawmakers extend thoughts and prayers, firearms continue to impose a greater toll on Black communities
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Meet the Black Literary Society Helping High Schoolers Fall in Love With Books

A California school teacher wanted to create a summer reading program for Black students. It turned into an affirming space connecting students around the state.
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How a Majority BIPOC Worker Co-op Is Disrupting the Field of Therapy

A therapist collective is changing how mental health services are offered in Ridgewood, Queens
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Quote Graphic: Each of us is more than the worst thing we’ve ever done. — Bryan Stevenson

29 Best Bryan Stevenson Quotes on Mercy and Justice

Bryan Stevenson is a lawyer and activist who has dedicated his life to fighting for justice for the poor and marginalized. Read his most inspiring and motivational quotes.
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Trusting Societies Are Overall Happier — A Happiness Expert Explains Why

People lead better, happier, and more satisfying lives when people in their communities share high levels of trust. There are specific reasons trust and happiness are so deeply connected...
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Juneteenth

23 Ways To Thoughtfully Celebrate Juneteenth (2022)

Your guide on celebrating and honoring Juneteenth — on June 19th, and all year long.
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