Tag Archives: Children

Obama addresses Newtown, “Can we say we are powerless in the face of such carnage?”

TweetLast night, Obama eloquently addressed Newtown, CT and the nation, after the horrifying shooting at Sandy Hook elementary school last Friday. He asked, “can we honestly say we are doing enough to keep our children safe from harm,” concluding, no, we are not doing enough. After recounting the four times we’ve come together during his [...]
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Breaking: 25 dead in elementary school shooting in Newton, CT

Tweet Enough is enough–how many school shootings will there be before we wake-up and tackle gun culture for what it is and address the impact it has on human lives. One state official said that an adult gunman was believed to be dead in the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School. The gunman was in [...]
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Justice Sotomayor gives Sesame Street some career advice

TweetCrushing the dreams of countless little girls (and boys) around America, Justice Sonia Sotomayor broke the news to the viewers of Sesame Street that being a princess is not a career. Sorry, kids, the truth hurts sometimes. She suggests Abby become a teacher, lawyer, doctor, engineer, or scientist instead. “A career is something that you train [...]
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What if kids could vote?

Originally posted in Community Blog

TweetEd note: This post is part of the second round of the Feministing “So You Think You Can Blog” contributor contest (background here). Stay tuned all week as our six finalists take turns turns covering the blog and giving us a sense of their personal contributor style. The winner of the contest and newest member [...]
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Adorable anti-racist kids in love video

TweetThis is really adorable. And important. And moving. As Upworthy‘s Rollie Williams writes, “These two children belong to feuding Malaysian ethnic groups. The little boy, Tan Hong Ming, is Malaysian Chinese while the girl he loves is Malaysian Malay.” See what happens! Tweet
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