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Philly Group Brings Joy to the Polls; Teenagers Increasingly Politically Minded; and More

Philly group bringing joy to voters trapped in hours-long early voting lines. With less than a week to go until the 2020 presidential election, the number of people voting early either in-person or through the mail is breaking records (experts predict 100 million citizens will have already voted before Nov….

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Mario Wood’s Execution Led To Colin Kaepernick’s Activism

In a candid interview with Paper Magazine, former San Francisco 49ers superstar Colin Kaepernick disclosed what sparked his activism against injustice, racism, and police brutality. According to the magazine, the caveat which ushered him further into activism was Mario Woods’ execution by officers in the San Francisco Police Department in…

Archived: Rise and Resist Denounces Therese Patricia Okoumou’s Climb of Lady Liberty, Backpedals Amid Criticism

The 4th of July activities were up and underway when Liberty Island was evacuated on Wednesday as a woman climbed the base of the Statue of Liberty. In a heroic attempt to protest Immigration And Customs Enforcement (ICE) and reunite children with their families. Therese Patricia Okoumou, a 44-year-old Congolese…