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Mandela Day Calls for Action Now to Inspire Change
7 months ago

Mandela Day Calls for Action Now to Inspire Change

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Nelson Mandela Day calls for a global call to action to inspire change. The new era holds much promise for positive change after a stall in action these past few …
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Aretha Franklin on Respect for Human Rights: Quote of the Week
4 years ago

Aretha Franklin on Respect for Human Rights: Quote of the Week

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Legendary singer and activist Aretha Franklin was a champion of music, culture, civil rights, human rights, the women’s movement and so much more. Her words on respect and human rights …
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Mandela Day Sparks Global Call to Action
4 years ago

Mandela Day Sparks Global Call to Action

By  •  Advocacy

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Nelson Mandela Day sparks a global call to action to inspire change. The global pandemic and the national lockdown have heightened decades of inequality and created a resurgence in the …
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Rebirth of the Civil Rights Movement in 2020
4 years ago

Rebirth of the Civil Rights Movement in 2020

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The rebirth of the civil rights movement has found its unified spark in the wake of the tragic and brutal killing of George Floyd. The country and the world are rising …
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Celebrating The King in The New Decade
4 years ago

Celebrating The King in The New Decade

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Celebrating the King in the new decade to commemorate a hero of social justice takes on an urgency and a renewed energy in 2020. Today the world celebrates the legacy …
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LGBT History Month Sparks
4 years ago

LGBT History Month Sparks

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]LGBT History Month sparks this October. The annual month stresses the vital importance of recognizing and exploring the role of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people in American history.

According …
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Music’s Political and Social Impact
4 years ago

Music’s Political and Social Impact

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Music’s political and social impact penetrates loudly today as it has in years past. Recent conversations coming out of this month’s Mondo.NYC music and tech conference echo this philosophy at …
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Marching for The King 50 Years Later: MLK50
6 years ago

Marching for The King 50 Years Later: MLK50

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Marching for the King 50 years later to commemorate a hero of social justice takes on new meaning and energy in 2018. Today the world celebrates the legacy of Dr. …
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On Harmony by Norman Granz: Quote of the Week
6 years ago

On Harmony by Norman Granz: Quote of the Week

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]On Harmony by jazz impresario Norman Granz (1918 – 2001) is this week’s Socially Sparked Quote of the Week. Known as one of the most influential producers of the 20th …
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Return of The Women’s March 2018
6 years ago

Return of The Women’s March 2018

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The return of the Women’s March 2018 marks the anniversary of its historic inaugural year. On Saturday, January 20, 2018, millions of women and people of all genders across the …
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Iconic Playboy Bunny Man Dies at 91
6 years ago

Iconic Playboy Bunny Man Dies at 91

IN MEMORIUM: Hugh Marston Hefner (April 9, 1926 – September 27, 2017)

Iconic Playboy Bunny Man Hugh Hefner (1979)[/caption]Iconic Playboy Bunny Man Hugh Marston Hefner has died at 91. …
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January Stands for Justice
7 years ago

January Stands for Justice

January stands for justice. To be more exact, January has become the month for social justice activities around the globe.

As previously reported in Socially Sparked News, January observances …
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