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  • West Milton Cemetery Walk
    A walk to remember people of the past
    Even the downpour of rain and the distant thunder didn’t keep local portrayers from sharing the stories of previous West Milton residents that helped shaped the community and values of our great community. Sunday night at the Riverside...
  • Ruby Dee
    The beautiful Ruby Dee dies at 91
    Legendary, award-winning actress, Ruby Dee has died. Dee, also notably known as a poet and activist, died peacefully in her New Rochelle, NY home on Wednesday, June 11, 2014. She was 91.Ruby Dee leaves an astounding lifetime of achievement...
  • Ruby Dee, actress and civil rights champion, dies at 91
    Ruby Dee, actress and civil rights champion, dies at 91
    The world has lost a legendary and monumental actress on Thursday as Ruby Deedied peacefully at her homein New Rochelle, New York at the age of 91. A friend of the family confirmed the news, stating that acclaimed stage, film and television...
  • Rod Coronado
    Activist and ex-con Coronado goes on Wolf Hunt Sabotage tour
    You may have heard of animal rights activist and ex-convict Rod Coronado by his famous accomplishments for animal rights such as taking the lead in sinking two Icelandic whaling ships through his organization the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society....
  • Pete Seeger
    Pete Seeger: The environmental side of his activism
    Pete Seeger has died at the age of 94. Although Seeger is best remembered for his musical contributions and social activism, few are aware of the massive role he played as an environmental activist. In fact, environmental activism was where he...
  • Kunga Tsayang being received by local Tibetans
    Tibetan monk released after 5 years in a Chinese jail
    Kunga Tsayang was not certain if he would ever come home again after his arrest by the Chinese police in 2009. But he has survived to return to his family and friends. This courageous Tibetan activist was released after 5 years in a Chinese jail,...
  • 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom'
    'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom' is a fitting tribute to a global leader
    On December 5, 2013 in South Africa, the world lost one of its most reverend leaders, Nelson Mandela. On that day, the film, based on the 1994 autobiography of the same name, ‘Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom’ was being shown in a London...
  • Designed By Angelica Ardoin
    Pins, brooches, buttons and lapels are the earliest type of fashion accessory
    Pins, naturally stapled to the neck line and shoulder area symbolize some type of belonging to and representation through sayings, facts and encouragement. You must think forward and innovative, to stand out and stand for. Pins, buttons, lapels...
  • Toronto musician Gaiaisi
    Music with a message: Toronto artist Gaiaisi
    Musicians have the ability to reach millions of people through their music. In this day and age, most of the younger generation musicians are all trying to be the next big thing; they want the fame, the fortune, the lifestyle. Every once in a...
  • Dallas Buyer's Club official movie poster
    The ‘Dallas Buyer’s Club:’ how a homophobic Texas cowboy became an AIDS activist
    The ‘Dallas Buyer’s Club’ is inspired by the true story of how Ron Woodroof, an electrician and homophobic Texas cowboy became an AIDS activist in the 80's.Woodroof’s (Matthew McConaughey) life was filled with drugs and...
  • Dallas Buyers Club movie-real story
    'Dallas Buyers Club' true story of Ron Woodroof
    "Dallas Buyers Club" is a 2013 movie based on the true story of AIDS victim Ron Woodroof. Most of the names of the real people were used in the film."Dallas Buyers Club" is about a Texas electrician who fights the Food and Drug...
  • NORML of Waco Inc.
    Waco marijuana activist group rekindles
    A local group based out of Waco is attempting to make a comeback after being relatively inactive for a year and a half.NORML of Waco Inc., a sub-chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws, is a local non-profit...
  • Eboni Zamani Galleher
    Daily though: WHM-Every woman
    In honor of Women's History Month, we reflect with words of wisdom from Eboni Zamani-Gallaher.Zamani reflects on many accomplished women, their struggles and the rocky-road to overcome oppression.Zamani uses statistical data to draw inferences...
  • Longtime civil rights leader Lawrence Guyot dies
    Longtime civil rights leader Lawrence Guyot dies
    LawrenceGuyot was a hero who fought hard during the civil rights era. On Friday, the man who inspired generations to stand up for their rights and beliefs has died. He was 73.Guyot (pronounced GHEE-ott), a Mississippi native, endured severe...
  • Bahraini online activist receives 6-month jail sentence
    Bahraini online activist receives 6-month jail sentence
    On Thursday November 1st a Bahraini civil court sentenced one of four online activists arrested last month to six months in prison for defaming King Hamad on Twitter. According to the official Bahrain News Agency the court also ordered the...