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What it means to defund Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood

On  January 27, Vice President Mike Pence spoke at the March for Life.  March for life is a pro-life march that took place a week after the Women’s March. Pence was the first Vice President to ever attend the march, showing the importance of the march to the current administration. Pence said, …

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How Youth Can Be Change Makers

youth

Young people are not only the leaders of tomorrow, they are also the change makers of today. They are contributing to changing the world around them in every way possible, because to be a change maker you don’t have to wait to be an adult. You can start right now and …

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A Young Girl’s Leadership on Diversity in School Reading with #1000BlackGirlBooks

diversity in reading

In a tumultuous world, stepping up and creating social change is needed more than ever. Whether it be a problem nationally or locally, youth across the country are finding their voices and taking action on causes they’re passionate about. In our classrooms, there have been questions raised about diversity. Are schools …

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The Return of Hate and Fear

American Hitler? Malala on Terrorism and Hate

“One of the challenges during the course of my presidency I think is to encourage everybody to recognize that whether we like it or not, we are in an interconnected world” said Barack Obama in the exclusive interview to the BBC News presenter Huw Edwards. Donald Trump takes a different approach, saying “I …

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The Women’s March: What were you marching for?

Women's March

A couple weeks ago over 3 million people worldwide marched for justice, the rights of the marginalized, a better future and for what makes America beautiful in the Women’s March. Three AMPster’s share their own experiences. Nicki participated in the “Disability March,” an amazing and inclusive alternative for people who were not able …

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Why Women are still fighting in 2017?

women

Women have fought for our rights and equality for quite a long time. But, why have we spent all this time fighting and still haven’t achieved what we dedicated our lives, souls, time, and efforts for? Why do we still have problems like unequal pay, sexual harassment, domestic violence, not having control …

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