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Here Are 7 Organizations Accepting Donations in the Fight for Black Lives

The United States of America are currently in the middle of an uprising. Not only has the death-by-police-officer of George Floyd in Minneapolis shined yet another light on the injustice, racism and police brutality faced by our Black brothers and sisters, but Americans everywhere are rising up to make their[…]

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This Weekend’s Global Pride 2020 Is Set to Be the World’s Biggest LGBTQ Event Ever

The LGBTQ community is resilient, which means that when COVID-19 canceled in-person celebrations and events around the world, including our beloved annual Pride festivals, we didn’t even consider canceling Pride Month outright. We’ve fought way too hard for that! And that’s why Global Pride 2020, a 24-hour virtual Pride celebration[…]

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What Is Juneteenth, and How Do I Celebrate It?

(Note: The author of this article is not Black, and the purpose of this article is to educate non-Black folks on the importance of Juneteenth. Furthermore, the author of this article would never presume to instruct Black folks on a holiday that they’ve been celebrating for years.) #Juneteenth is a[…]

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Mike Pompeo Forced Seoul’s U.S. Embassy to Remove a Pride Flag and Black Lives Matter Banner

The US Embassy in Seoul, South Korea, was recently forced to take down both a rainbow flag celebrating Pride Month and a Black Lives Matter banner hung in support of the protests against police brutality and the murders of Black men, women and children in the United States. The State[…]

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