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Friday, May 30th, 2014

Cuban Skating

Cuba isn't known for its non-conformists, so skateboarding, with its counter-cultural roots, is not a sport that has been encouraged on the Caribbean island. But a group of young individuals are still ollie-ing and grinding through the streets of Havana.The below video (created for Cuba Skate by Humanity's Gaston Blanchet) focuses on Cuban skater Yojani Pérez Rivera and he and his friends' journey to… [Read Full Article]
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Monday, May 05th, 2014

Cambodia Trip - Mira Costa High School

Mustang Morning News(click to view video)Cambodia Tripby Aili David on May 2, 2014 in Arts & Life, PeopleDuring spring vacation 2014, some Costa students went on a trip to Cambodia with the goal of producing several documentaries on social injustices in the country such as sex-trafficking, traditional living arts, and landmines. Students toured around to historical sites as well as serving people in need along the… [Read Full Article]
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Thursday, May 01th, 2014

Have they healed yet? Western dreams about Rwanda

Shattered societies cannot be mended with pills or analysis or technology or foreign aid. Our need to hear that Rwanda is ‘healing’ tells us more about ourselves than it does about Rwanda.Rwandan genocide survivors listen to the testimony of a fellow survivor in Kigali. Credit: Melissa Musgrove/www.melissamusgrove.com. All rights reserved.For the last ten years I have been involved in development projects… [Read Full Article]
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