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Marching for The King 50 Years Later: MLK50
3 years ago

Marching for The King 50 Years Later: MLK50

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. Martin Luther King, Jr., 50 years after his violent assassination at the Lorraine Hotel in Memphis, TN. Nearly 100,000 people across the globe will be [...]
On Harmony by Norman Granz: Quote of the Week
3 years ago

On Harmony by Norman Granz: Quote of the Week

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 century jazz scene, Granz is equally recognized for his activism for civil rights and equality within the industry and beyond. "Jazz is America's own. It [...]
APRIL SPARKS SPOTLIGHT ALCOHOLISM, POETRY, AUTISM, JAZZ +
3 years ago

APRIL SPARKS SPOTLIGHT ALCOHOLISM, POETRY, AUTISM, JAZZ +

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April sparks spotlight alcoholism, autism, poetry, jazz and many more social justice, health and arts awareness initiatives. Sparks also electrify awareness for the environment, sexual assault, child abuse and distracted driving. Designated days include Earth Day, World Health Day and Walking Day, to name just a few. Here’s a topline of April’s finest. NATIONAL POETRY [...]
Commercials for a Cause: Social Justice Messages Flood Big Game Ads
3 years ago

Commercials for a Cause: Social Justice Messages Flood Big Game Ads

Commercials with social justice messages flood the Big Game’s Ads in 2018. TV Ads were laced with social messages reflective of the times – sans political slants – and Socially Sparked® our lives. Brand after brand chose to highlight their social responsibility platforms au lieu de their usual promotional messaging. Diversity, equality, environment, family, pediatric [...]
January Sparks Health and Social Justice Awareness
3 years ago

January Sparks Health and Social Justice Awareness

January sparks health and social justice awareness campaigns and celebrations galore. Mark your calendars as the month is filled with activities and events sure to get you Socially Sparked®. Health Observances this month include: Cervical Health Month; Thyroid Awareness Month and Awareness Months for National Birth Defects Prevention and Glaucoma. Social Justice Causes include: National [...]
Anti-War Album Project Sparks Retro Activism
3 years ago

Anti-War Album Project Sparks Retro Activism

The Home Ground anti-war album project sparks Retro Activism this week thanks to the efforts of Dutch composer, arranger and musician Stephen Emmer with the album release. In a world constantly in conflict over land, religion and race, the Home Ground Project aims to raise the global consciousness by resurrecting a lost musical genre of [...]
January Stands for Justice
4 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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Observe International Human Rights Day Today
4 years ago

Observe International Human Rights Day Today

December 10th is International Human Rights Day

December 10th is International Human Rights Day, an observance held every year on this day. It marks the day in 1948 that the United Nations General …
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Honor The International Day of Persons with Disabilities
4 years ago

Honor The International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Honor the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) today.  IDPD is celebrated annually on December 3rd  across the globe, since 1992 when the United Nations first created the event.

 

“Let …
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