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Celebrate The International Woman in Your Life With the ‘Meet My Immigrant Mom’ Tumblr

by Julianne Hing on March 8 2013, 5:35PM

It’s just love.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Celebrate Love, /NOW

12-Year-Old Tucson Boy Designs World's Largest Paper Airplane

12-Year-Old Tucson Boy Designs World’s Largest Paper Airplane

by Julianne Hing on March 29 2012, 6:00PM

Arturo Valdenegro is now certain about pursuing a career as a future engineer.

Topics: Celebrate Love, /NOW

Happy 100th Birthday to Bayard Rustin,

Happy 100th Birthday to Bayard Rustin, “Resister Extraordinaire”

by Julianne Hing on March 16 2012, 6:29PM

“The proof that one truly believes is in action,” the civil rights organizer once said.

Topics: Celebrate Love, /NOW

Today's Love: George Takei's Happy Dance for Broadway-Bound Musical

Today’s Love: George Takei’s Happy Dance for Broadway-Bound Musical

by Jamilah King on March 12 2012, 6:06PM

He’s still silly, and brilliant. And we love it.

Topics: Celebrate Love, /NOW

National Coming Out of the Shadows Week is Almost Here

National Coming Out of the Shadows Week is Almost Here

by Jamilah King on March 9 2012, 5:54PM

And undocumented youth want you to know that they’re not afraid.

Topics: Celebrate Love, /NOW

Derrick Bell Showed Love and Sacrifice For His Black Female Colleagues

Derrick Bell Showed Love and Sacrifice For His Black Female Colleagues

by Jamilah King on March 8 2012, 6:17PM

While conservatives try to discredit his legacy, we remember why Derrick Bell was such a pioneering scholar and activist.

Topics: Celebrate Love, /NOW

Grace Lee Boggs' Advice to Young Activists: You Must Be Visionaries

Grace Lee Boggs’ Advice to Young Activists: You Must Be Visionaries

by Julianne Hing on March 2 2012, 6:04PM

The Detroit-based activist and philosopher drops some wisdom.

Topics: Celebrate Love, /NOW

Rep. Barbara Lee Recognizes Black HIV/AIDS Awareness on House Floor

Rep. Barbara Lee Recognizes Black HIV/AIDS Awareness on House Floor

by Jorge Rivas on February 7 2012, 5:51PM

“We are our brother and sister’s keeper,” - Barbara Lee

Topics: Celebrate Love, /NOW

Thank You Don Cornelius, for Your Love, Peace and Blackness

Thank You Don Cornelius, for Your Love, Peace and Blackness

by Kai Wright on February 1 2012, 6:18PM

Soul Train creator and host Don Cornelius is dead at age 75. Go out and celebrate the love of blackness he flaunted for the world.

Topics: Celebrate Love, /NOW

Celebrate Love: Happy Fred Korematsu Day!

Celebrate Love: Happy Fred Korematsu Day!

by Jorge Rivas on January 30 2012, 6:03PM

Fred T. Korematsu was a national civil rights hero.

Topics: Celebrate Love, /NOW

Year of the Dragon is Year of the 99%:  Mamas & Kids Tell Banks, 'Timeout! You better share!'

Year of the Dragon is Year of the 99%: Mamas & Kids Tell Banks, ‘Timeout! You better share!’

by Jorge Rivas on January 24 2012, 6:41PM

In the New Year, the Colorful Mamas of the 99% demand that our corporations, our laws, and our government put people before profit.

Topics: Celebrate Love, /NOW

Ringing in the Year of the Dragon, With Love

by Jorge Rivas on January 23 2012, 6:38PM

Your daily love.

Topics: Celebrate Love, /NOW

The Miraculous Story of Amit Gupta's Bone Marrow Match

The Miraculous Story of Amit Gupta’s Bone Marrow Match

by Jorge Rivas on January 19 2012, 6:01PM

For someone of South Asian descent, the odds of finding a matching bone marrow donor are currently only 1 in 20,000.

Topics: Celebrate Love, /NOW

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by Jorge Rivas on January 18 2012, 6:07PM

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Topics: Celebrate Love, /NOW

Birmingham's Scott Douglas Shares His Love on 'The Colbert Report' [Video]

Birmingham’s Scott Douglas Shares His Love on ‘The Colbert Report’ [Video]

by Jorge Rivas on January 17 2012, 7:57PM

Scott Douglas, activist and executive director of the Greater Birmingham Ministries, was a guest on “The Colbert Report” on Monday and discussed Alabama’s tough anti-immigration law in context of the civil rights movement.

Topics: Celebrate Love, Immigration, /NOW

Hometown Loving Boyle Heights Youth Head to Harvard

Hometown Loving Boyle Heights Youth Head to Harvard

by Julianne Hing on January 13 2012, 5:03PM

Four young Latinos as they explore their post-high school options.

Topics: Celebrate Love, /NOW, Schools & Youth

First Openly Gay Indian Woman Elected to MN State Legislature

First Openly Gay Indian Woman Elected to MN State Legislature

by Jorge Rivas on January 12 2012, 7:52PM

Minnesota House district 61B made history Tuesday when they elected the first American Indian woman to the state legislature.

Topics: Celebrate Love, /NOW

Today’s Love: Lin-Manuel Miranda Performs ‘The Hamilton Mixtape’

by Jorge Rivas on January 11 2012, 6:17PM

He made an appearance on “Up w/ Chris Hayes” on Sunday and gave us a sneak peak of his new project.

Topics: Celebrate Love, /NOW

Hidden in the Open: A Photographic Essay of 140-Years of Black Male Couples

by Jorge Rivas on January 10 2012, 7:22PM

A Houston historian has collected over a hundred images spanning 140 years of black couples.

Topics: Celebrate Love, Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

Daniel Hernandez Saved Congresswoman Gifford’s Life And He Still Insists He’s No Hero

by Jorge Rivas on January 9 2012, 7:31PM

When everyone else ran for cover, Hernandez went to take care of her Gifford.

Topics: Celebrate Love, /NOW

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