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Civil Rights Activist and ‘me too.’ Founder Tarana Burke to Receive 2019 Gleitsman Citizen Activist Award

October 10, 2019

Cambridge, MA: Tarana Burke, civil rights activist and founder of the global ‘me too.’ movement for survivors of sexual assault, has been chosen as this year’s recipient of Harvard Kennedy School’s Center for Public Leadership Gleitsman Award. The annual award honors Burke for her leadership of the global fight for survivor justice and her decades-long campaign to heal individuals and communities affected by sexual violence.

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The March to War with Iran

May 16, 2019

Either the Trump administration is trying to goad Iran into war or a war could come by accident because of the administration’s reckless policies, but the prospect of the current tensions in the Middle East escalating into a serious conflict are now dangerously high.
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Rocketwoman

April 24, 2019

 On the 50th anniversary of the moonwalk, former astronaut Ellen Ochoa reflects on the Apollo landing

Fifty years ago this summer, Neil Armstrong took his “giant leap for mankind” on the lunar surface. In his wake hundreds of others have flown into space, including Ellen Ochoa, a four-time shuttle astronaut who last year stepped down as director of the Johnson Space Center.
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