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Artist Justin Brice Guariglia Works With NASA To Raise Awareness Of Rising Sea Levels

Multi-disciplinary artist Justin Brice Guariglia is the first artist to be embedded in a NASA mission. This collaboration is funded through private grants. Guariglia will be flying with the Oceans Melting Greenland (OMG) mission on flights through 2020. OMG is studying the degree to which warm, salinated Atlantic water is melting Greenland’s glaciers in order to better estimate sea level rising.
T E A L Magazine

The Woman Card Project: A Visual Celebration of Powerful Women

The Woman Card Project is a creative response to Donald Trump’s assertion during the 2016 U.S. presidential race that, “the only thing [Hillary Clinton’s] got going is the woman’s card.” Clinton’s campaign quickly released a woman card of their own for her supporters, which is no longer available for purchase. Maddy Kramer, Senior Art Director at VML Kansas City, came up with her own idea for a creative response celebrating women: an entire deck of cards honoring “important women (or more colloquially: Yas queens)...
Charter for Compassion

Compassionate Fayetteville Connects, Supports and Befriends Local International Community (guest post on non-profit blog)

A first pair of glasses is a significant milestone for a young boy who was born in a refugee camp in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Thanks to a resettlement initiative carried out by Compassionate Fayetteville and several community partners, this child now lives with his parents in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Supporting a family in becoming self-sufficient ...
Legendary Women

Where Islam Meets Hip-Hop: a Conversation with Amirah Sackett of “We’re Muslim, Don’t Panic”

“Strong, beautiful and powerful,” — that’s how Amirah Sackett wants to portray Muslim women through dance, choreography and teaching. She’s well-known for choreographing the work of the “We’re Muslim, Don’t Panic,” (WMDP) dance group. This dance trio explores and embodies Sackett’s female Muslim-American identity by paring traditional Muslim attire with Hip-Hop moves.
Obvi We're the Ladies

“The Future is Bright:” A Chat with Egypt Ufele, an 11-Year-Old Fashion Designer

At age 11, Egypt “Ify” Ufele of Queens, NY is a successful fashion designer who was featured at New York Fashion Week in February of 2016. In August of 2016, Teen Vogue released its first ever “21 under 21” list, and Egypt Ufele was included. What’s more, she’s a bullying survivor and anti-bullying advocate. She was also kind enough to answer a few questions for us at Obvi, We’re The Ladies...

ACLU, U.N. Speak Out Against Bills in 20 States Criminalizing Peaceful Protest

Since the election of Donald Trump, public protests such as the Women’s March, Climate March and the March for Science, have flourished. In response, more than 30 bills spanning 20 states have been introduced in an effort to increase the penalties for peaceful protest, according to the American Civil Liberties Union Foundation (ACLU). Representatives from the United Nations (UN) Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights...
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