young boy at human rights march (by kameelahwrites)
I am not a Second Class Citizen.
A video about Witness, an organization that trains human rights advocates to use film in order to show the rest of the world the human rights violations occurring every day.
What are human rights? How does this definition change throughout cultures and religions? What is the history of human rights? Find out in this powerful and informative video.
A video from Amnesty International regarding torture and human rights.
“All men are created equal. No matter how hard you try, you can never erase those words.”
Harvey Milk was California’s first openly gay public official, fighting for Gay Rights in California’s Castro District and beyond. Facing prejudice and adversity, Harvey Milk fought for gay rights and their ability to live in peace and happiness. At times haunting and chilling, others heartwarming and vivacious, Milk exposes what it meant to be gay in 1970’s California and, at the root of it all, what it means to be human.
“Together, my brothers and sisters, we are going to rule, not by the peace of guns and bayonets, but by a peace of the heart and the will.”
A video about Patrice Lumumba. Click HERE to sign a petition to ensure a free and fair election in Congo on November 27, 2011.
Desmond Tutu was an Archbishop of South Africa who received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1984 for his efforts in helping to end apartheid in his country. He’s been involved in many causes throughout his life, constantly speaking out against injustice and oppression. He is an ardent peace activist and a strong supporter of the global fight against AIDS. He also has dedicated his time to efforts to end poverty. He has won countless accolades for his commitment to creating a better world, including the Albert Schweitzer Prize for Humanitarianism and the Gandhi Peace Prize.