Happy Day of the Girl!
“Empowerment of and investment in girls are key in breaking the cycle of discrimination and violence and in promoting and protecting the full and effective enjoyment of their human rights”
-United Nations Resolution 66/170Learn more about Day of the Girl, and how you can help girls worldwide conquer problems with school dropout, illiteracy, sexual harassment at school, violence, forced marriage, and more.
- Libraries, Books, & Authors
- 14 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Margaret Atwood
- New Clinton documents shed light on Monica Lewinsky fallout "The National Archives has released documents showing how the White House sought to defend President Bill Clinton against the political fallout from his affair with intern Monica Lewinsky."
- Authority Issues
- If You Thought Police Brutality Didn’t Affect You Personally, You Were Wrong
- Why does the St. Louis PD keep changing their story about the killing of VonDerrit Myers?
- Cop’s knockout hit that family says gave teen brain damage
- Mars mission: Could US girl, 13, be first on red planet? Awesome!
- Documents Reveal Billions of Gallons of Oil Industry Wastewater Illegally Injected Into Central California Aquifers "Almost 3 billion gallons of oil industry wastewater have been illegally dumped into central California aquifers that supply drinking water and farming irrigation, according to state documents obtained by the Center for Biological Diversity. The wastewater entered the aquifers through at least nine injection disposal wells used by the oil industry to dispose of waste contaminated with fracking fluids and other pollutants."
- Army War College Revokes Sen. John Walsh's Degree Plagiarism is a serious offense. If you're having trouble writing that paper, talk to your librarian!
- Wendy Davis ad uses wheelchair to criticize paralyzed foe Abbott
- Amazon to open first physical store