:Reference Links At The Bottom: Civic Responsibility Author: Jennifer Self Original Source Link "Comprised of actions and attitudes associated with democratic governance and social participation, civic responsibility can include participation in government, church, volunteers and memberships of voluntary associations. The importance of civic responsibility is paramount to the success of democracy and philanthropy. By... Continue Reading →
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“I want to leave, to go somewhere where I should be really in my place, where I would fit in… but my place is nowhere; I am unwanted.” “Life has no meaning the moment you lose the illusion of being eternal.” “Anything, anything would be better than this agony of mind, this creeping pain that gnaws and fumbles and caresses one and never hurts quite enough.” “Hell is other people.” “We do not know what we want and yet we are responsible for what we are — that is the fact.”
At least 571 people have been killed by U.S. police since January 1, 2017. At least 1,161 were killed in 2016. At least 1,216 were killed in 2015. At least 1,113 were killed in 2014. At least 4,838 have been killed since May 1, 2013, the day this list was created: killedbypolice.net More than three times as many have been shot and survived, initially. Thousands more have died due to use of force and neglect in U.S. jails and prisons. An untold number have been tortured, brutalized, raped and molested.
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Lyrics by: John Kaniecki Music Arrangement by: Ashish Kerjiwal Au De Restaurant "Last night I saw Jim Morison’s twin brother It had to be him it could be none other He was singing blues in a little French café And boy did he sure parlez vous francais The waiter came by and said... Continue Reading →
"LGBT Pride Month, observed in June, is celebrated around the U.S. with parades and activism events. At the same time, many people do not know Pride Month's origin, which honors the 1969 Stonewall riots--a demonstration which blazed the trail for activists across the country. In 1970, the first Gay Pride marches took place in... Continue Reading →