This Week in Social Justice: Jan. 8, 2018
Curated by Jason Papallo, NCCJ E-Communications and Marketing Specialist
The National Conference for Community and Justice curates the best in social justice news and current events and brings it to you. Some of the articles and videos are heartbreaking, others are infuriating, some are inspiring. Others are simply enriching for the mind. Leave your thoughts and questions on these relevant issues and stories in our comments section below. What do the times we face mean to you? How can you help make a difference? This week: Women win big at this year’s Golden Globes and Oprah gives epic acceptance speech for Cecil B. DeMille Award (and get’s presidential buzz) as the entertainment industry addresses gender inequality, sexual harassment, assault and more.
Oprah Winfrey Receives the Cecil B. DeMille Award - Golden Globes 2018 via Golden Globes
SEE ALSO: Oprah Winfrey to powerful, terrible men: “Time is up” via Vox
SEE ALSO: Oprah at the Golden Globes: Is she running for president? She should, they say via LA Times
SEE ALSO: Recy Taylor, Who Fought for Justice After a 1944 Rape, Dies at 97 via The New York Times
U.S. Supreme Court Leaves Intact Mississippi Law Curbing Gay Rights via Bloomberg Politics
Couple Ordered To Pay Enslaved Nanny $121,000 After 2 Years Of Work via Huffington Post
I Was Racially Profiled in My Own Driveway via The Atlantic
Daniel Kaluuya Isn’t Waiting for Your Approval via The New York Times
‘Love & Hip Hop’ Star Amara La Negra Shuts Down Trolls Saying She’s In Blackface via Huffington Post
Hanged, Burned, Shot, Drowned, Beaten via The Atlantic
In a region where symbols of the Confederacy are ubiquitous, an unprecedented memorial takes shape.
Iceland is trying to close the gender pay gap by publicly shaming companies via The Washington Post
To overcome gender bias, objective performance metrics are not enough via LSE Business Review
LGBTQ For a New Generation of Queer Youth, the Closet Is No Longer Mandatory via Slate via Slate
'The Penumbra' Is The Queer Audio Drama You Didn’t Know You Needed via The Huffington Post
'Three Billboards' and 'Big Little Lies' are the top winners of a very different kind of Golden Globes awards via LA Times
SEE ALSO: Golden Globes: Female-Led Films Dominate as 'Three Billboards' and 'Lady Bird' Win Top Prizes via Hollywood Reporter
MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS
Millennials And Gen Z Are Perfectionists, Resulting In Depression via Immortal News
SEE ALSO: Perfectionism May Undermine Mental Health of Youth via Psych Central
When Kids Have to Act Like Parents, It Affects Them for Life via The Atlantic
ENVIROVMENTAL JUSTICE, SCIENCE & TECH
Silicon Valley’s biggest lobbying group says it will help sue the FCC over net neutrality via The Washington Post
New measurement confirms: The ozone is coming back via Ars Technica
Carnegie Hall and Social Justice: Who Knew? via Huffington Post
These 18 States Just Raised the Minimum Wage via Esquire
An Introductory Guide to Disability Language and Empowerment via Syracuse University Disability Cultural Center
Anti-Bullying Resources via NCCJ
A Collection of Resources for Teaching Social Justice via Cult of Pedagogy
Bulletin: Cissexism via NCCJ
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