Obama Opens Museum of African American History and Culture

Video: President Obama Inaugurates the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture Patrick Lynch © Darren Bradley “What we can see of this building, the towering glass, the artistry of the metalwork, is surely a sight to behold.” These were the words spoken by President Barack Obama as he inaugurated the most recent addition to… Read More Obama Opens Museum of African American History and Culture

Rising Up to End Sexual Abuse in Buddhist Communities Part 1

A Five-Part Series on Sexual Exploitation in Buddhist Communities. Part 1: BPF Rising Up to End Sexual Abuse in Buddhist Communities Link to original article in BPF Turning Wheel Media: http://www.buddhistpeacefellowship.org/rising-up-to-end-sexual-abuse-in-buddhist-communities/ Video Transcript Happy Valentine’s Day BPFers! I’m heading out today to join up with One Billion Rising, a movement to recognize that over 1 billion women and girls… Read More Rising Up to End Sexual Abuse in Buddhist Communities Part 1

The 14-Year-Old Voice of the Climate Change Generation

December 5, 2014 by Jordan McCurdy This post first appeared at In These Times. ‘This problem is happening so humanity can come together, rebuild, reconnect, recreate and rebirth a new world.’ When other kids were experiencing the travails of first grade, 6-year-old Xiuhtezcatl Martinez was concerned about threats to the world’s ecosystem. Martinez, now 14, is the youth director of… Read More The 14-Year-Old Voice of the Climate Change Generation