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April 9, 2018

Interview: Powerful Photos of Black Women in White European Nobility Gowns

Though she's only been practicing her craft for four-and-a-half years, Haitian-born, New York-raised artist Fabiola Jean-Louis is already making strong statements with her fine art photography. Her series Rewriting History is a powerful set of painterly photographs that sees the artist explore the Black experience through the manipulation of imagery typically associated with White European nobility of the 15th to 19th centuries.

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March 15, 2018

30 Powerful Signs From Students in National School Walkout for Stricter Gun Laws

I'm so proud of Oregon students who are making their voices heard, and encouraged by the youth-led movement to end gun violence. I stopped this morning at Roosevelt High school to hear from and support students calling for gun safety measures. We must do more and need federal legislation to keep our schools and communities safe. #NationalSchoolWalkout #NeverAgain #NationalWalkoutDay #EndGunViolence #gunviolence A post shared by Governor Kate Brown (@oregongovbrown)

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February 27, 2018

175+ Universities Vow Not to Penalize High School Students Who Participate in Anti-Gun Violence Protests

Embed from Getty Images Since the tragic events at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, where 17 people died during a mass shooting on February 14, students around the country have begun peacefully protesting against gun violence. Leading the call for stricter gun control laws and more assistance for the mentally troubled, student survivors of the shooting started the “Never Again” movement, aimed at ensuring these type of incidents stop happening.

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