Tag Archives: Civil Rights movement

Global Women Workers of the World, Unite!

The film version of The Help debuted on August 10th and set box office records for a film that was aimed at book club ladies.  It has earned 71.8 million at the box office in its first twelve days alone, … Continue reading

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Social Media: What Is It Good For?

In June of 2009, a movement of Iranians mobilized to protest the apparent re-election of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. The government moved to suppress dissenting voices by censoring text messages, blogs, and other forms of communication. Observers around the world got excited … Continue reading

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