Michael Brown Shooting
In August 2014, a young black man was shot and killed by the police in Ferguson, Missouri. He was unarmed and had his hands in the air. Racial bias in the criminal justice system is a real problem and something needs to change.
Privilege is the concept that some people are inherently given more advantages based on race, gender, social class, and other things. In order to have meaningful dialogues in human rights, we need to be aware of our own privilege and how it influences our world view.
On August 5, 2014, a ceasefire between Hamas and Israel went into effect for 72 hours in Gaza. The two groups entered negotiations and were unsuccessful at reaching an agreement; is there still hope?
Aung San Suu Kyi
Human rights activist Aung San Suu Kyi spent the better part of two decades under house arrest for defending human rights. Her passion for human rights sets an inspiring example for human rights activists everywhere.
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