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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Good News This Week: August 26, 2023 - Video Games, Filters, & Cleanups

Your weekly roundup of the best good news worth celebrating...
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A Black-Led Video Game Company Mentors Over 500 Diverse Developers

The company's first original title, “DA PAPER BOY," which centers on the experiences and culture of Black and Brown youth, will release for purchase on October 20.
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11 Ideas To Celebrate World Humanitarian Day (2023)

The world needs humanitarian support more than ever — and those who step up to serve that role deserve our support.
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Amanda Gorman Fundraiser Soars as Her Iconic Poem Faces Ban in Florida

Amanda Gorman's fundraiser to fight book bans surpasses $50,000, showcasing overwhelming support for free speech. Learn how she is taking a stand against censorship.
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Quote Graphic: Juneteenth was never about commemorating a delayed proclamation but about celebrating a people’s enduring spirit. — Annette Gordon-Reed

52 Powerful Juneteenth Quotes To Celebrate Freedom (2023)

As we commemorate Juneteenth, journey with us through a series of inspiring quotes that bring to life the history and significance of this day.
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Press Briefing by smiling UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Harry Belafonte

Harry Belafonte Leveraged Stardom for Social Change, His Powerful Voice Always Singing a Song for Justice

Explore the extraordinary life of Harry Belafonte, a legendary human rights activist, and entertainer who left an indelible mark on the Civil Rights Movement and American politics, while captivating audiences with his charismatic performances and powerful voice for justice.
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22 Ideas To Celebrate AAPI Heritage Month (2023)

May is Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, a celebration of the many contributions and achievements of the AAPI community. 
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10 Best Good News Stories from 2023's TED Conference

As the world’s most creative minds convened to talk about ideas that are far-out and far-reaching, TED maintains its foundation in finding the good — in making more room for possibility.
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Clean Slate Initiative Aims To Automatically Clear Records For 14 Million

Sheena Meade, the executive director of the Clean Slate Initiative, took to the TED2023 stage to outline the work her organization is doing to automatically expunge records.
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“We are on Earth to take care of life. We are on Earth to take care of each other.” — Xiye Bastida

72 Best Earth Day Quotes for Inspiration & Action (2023)

As we celebrate Earth Day this year, may we reflect on the wise words of environmentalists, climate activists, faith leaders, lovers of nature, and the youth of the world.
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