09 Aug '11, 9am

Clean Air is Possible! But You Gotta Act! | Care2 Causes

Clean Air is Possible! But You Gotta Act! | Care2 Causes

I was reminded of this last week as I viewed Oprah Winfrey’s celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Freedom Rides . You may know that the Freedom Rides marked a turning point in the Civil Rights Movement. People of many races and ethnicities, mostly college students from all over the country, decided to take buses into Southern states in order to challenge segregation laws. On those buses, they encountered the most extreme hatred and violence at the hands of state officials, the KKK and Whites who resented their attempts. Many of the Freedom Riders were severely beaten and arrested. Many of the buses were attacked and burned. The violent response to the peaceful demonstrations was so extreme that President Kennedy ordered a stop to the Freedom Rides. But even after the Presidential order was issued, buses kept coming, full of peaceful protesters who were determined to ...

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thegoodhuman.com 09 Aug '11, 5pm

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thegoodhuman.com 09 Aug '11, 1pm

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Bachmann Wants To Lock Up The EPA And Turn Out The Lights | Care2 Causes

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care2.com 08 Aug '11, 7pm

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68% of African Americans in US (compared to 56%...

care2.com 30 Jul '11, 7pm

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Doorbell Dogs | Care2 Causes

Doorbell Dogs | Care2 Causes

care2.com 10 Aug '11, 8am

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Londoners strike back with 'Operation Riot Clean-up'

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channelnewsasia.com 09 Aug '11, 3pm

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It is Possible to Profit from Reducing Climate Change via @reworld

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renewableenergyworld.com 07 Aug '11, 12am

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UN: $1 Billion, 30 years to Clean Niger Delta Oil Pollution | Care2 Causes

UN: $1 Billion, 30 years to Clean Niger Delta O...

care2.com 05 Aug '11, 9am

The United Nations has released a report saying that cleaning up the oil-polluted Ogoniland area of Nigeria would cost $1 ...

How to Clean Up the Carbon Mess

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greenbiz.com 06 Aug '11, 12pm

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A Bird That Beats the Heat By Helping Out | Care2 Causes

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care2.com 05 Aug '11, 10pm

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Autism Isn't Caused By the Internet! | Care2 Causes

Autism Isn't Caused By the Internet! | Care2 Ca...

care2.com 08 Aug '11, 7am

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Romney Promises Judicial Litmus Test on Gay Mar...

care2.com 08 Aug '11, 1am

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Industry exaggerates pressure to meet Clean Air Act standards

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grist.org 13 Aug '11, 12pm

Cross-posted from National Resources Defense Council . Industry lobbyists are cynically exploiting anxieties over current ...

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care2.com 06 Aug '11, 10am

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Thousands Gather for Rick Perry's Prayer Rally ...

care2.com 07 Aug '11, 10am

American Right Wing Protocols of Satan Rick Perry, by exploiting innocent young Christian devotees cannot mask the essenti...