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The Empowerment Plan

The Empowerment Plan is a Detroit based nonprofit organization focused on permanently elevating families from the generational cycle of homelessness. We hire single parents from local shelters and provide them with training and full-time employment as seamstresses so that they can earn a stable income, find…

Dakota Access pipeline work resumes near site of protest

Construction on the four-state Dakota Access pipeline resumed Tuesday on private land in North Dakota that’s near a camp where thousands of protesters supporting tribal rights have gathered for months.

Short film 'American Male' explores how men are taught homophobia and toxic masculinity Short film 'American Male' explores how men are taught homophobia and toxic masculinity

A lot of things probably come to mind when you think about the word “masculinity.” Maybe crushing a beer can over your head and hazing rituals. Maybe Sunday night football and grilled meat. Or, maybe, “toxic” and “homophobic.”


“If I gave you a bowl of skittles and three of them were poison would you still eat them?”

Hawaiian Indigenous leader Pua Case and her ohana travelled from the Big Island all the way to #OcetiSakowin camp to stand with Standing Rock —connecting the movement to protect Mauna Kea with our movement to halt the Dakota Access Pipeline. Together we stand in solidarity.

Māori Women Talk About Their Sacred Chin Tattoos

When New Zealand was colonized in the 1800s, the ancient Māori practice of moko kauae—or sacred female facial tattooing—began to fade away. Now the art form is having a resurgence. Here’s what it means to stamp your identity on your face.

Lipstick organizer towers

I found these on eBay and thought I’d share.

Tuesday good stuff Tuesday good stuff

Kitten academy live stream.

Funny Arabic tote bag

Translated, the text on the bag reads:

Beautiful new exhibit celebrates black women’s hair braids

A new exhibition by interdisciplinary artist Shani Crowe in Brooklyn, New York, celebrates the practice of “braiding” hair, a collective experience for black women across the world. Her collection of 10 black-and-white photos showcases both the traditional value of hair braiding as well as its contemporary relevance.…

Face Paint: the Story of Makeup

Check out this book by Lisa Eldridge. I borrowed a copy from my library and it is an amazing read!! It’s full of the history of makeup and also the history behind famous brands.

Seattle's Capitol Hill drugged drinks alert

Since Pax is coming up I thought I’d share this news article (it plays video along with containing text). Please share.

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