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A 42-year-old Breonna Taylor activist was fatally shot in Kentucky weeks after the death of an organiser who was half his age

A known protester who attended Breonna Taylor protests in Louisville, Kentucky died on Friday, the Louisville Courier-Journal first reported. Kris Smith, 42, was identified by a close associate and local chaplain, according to the Courier-Journal. Another prominent Louisville activist against racial injustice, 21-year-old Hamza “Travis” Nagdy, was fatally shot last […]
A 42-year-old Breonna Taylor activist was fatally shot in Kentucky weeks after the death of an organiser who was half his age
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How to get involved in an activist organisation and become a valuable volunteer — starting today

As protests against police brutality continue across the United States, protesters and activists may be considering joining an political organisation. Aaron Taube is a freelance marketing writer who joined the Democratic Socialists of America after the 2016 presidential election, and has since worked on electoral campaigns supporting Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and […]
How to get involved in an activist organisation and become a valuable volunteer — starting today
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16 women throughout history who famously fought for equality

For centuries, women have been fighting for more representation and equality in society. The fight hasn’t been easy and even today, women are still not equally represented in plenty of areas. To celebrate Women’s History Month, it is important to reflect on the boundaries that have been broken and the […]
16 women throughout history who famously fought for equality
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Opposition to Bristol-Myers Squibb’s $74 billion acquisition of Celgene could endanger the deal, and the whole situation is ‘somewhat unprecedented’

Opposition to pharmaceutical company Bristol-Myers Squibb’s $US74 billion acquisition of Celgene is growing, and could endanger the deal. The acquisition is facing pushback from Bristol-Myers’ second-largest shareholder, the investment firm Wellington Management, and from activist investor Starboard Value. This level of uncertainty for such a large deal is “somewhat unprecedented” […]
Opposition to Bristol-Myers Squibb’s $74 billion acquisition of Celgene could endanger the deal, and the whole situation is ‘somewhat unprecedented’
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The ABC canned an interview with a campaigner for human rights in China, and she says it was because of her ‘affiliations’

Australia’s national broadcaster cancelled an interview with Chinese-born human rights activist Anastasia Lin, citing her “affiliations.” A producer said the order came from “higher ups.” Lin said the word “affiliations” reminded her of the Chinese Communist Party, and similar threats they have made to her family. The Chinese embassy in […]
The ABC canned an interview with a campaigner for human rights in China, and she says it was because of her ‘affiliations’