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Russian journalist will auction his Nobel peace medal for Ukrainian refugees

The Russian journalist who won last year’s Nobel Peace Prize says he will auction off his medal to support Ukrainian refugees. Novaya Gazeta editor Dmitry Muratov was compelled to sell his medal by the sight of “wounded...

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Malala Yousafzai explains why girls must be free to learn—and to lead

Young women want equal access to education. We want leaders to invest in our future. We also want our perspectives to inform the plans and policies that affect us. In honor of International Women’s Day, I’m excited...

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‘Artivist’ Nikkolas Smith combines art and activism into a singular superpower

Nikkolas Smith calls himself an “artivist”: an artist and an activist. For the past seven years, the Los Angeles-based concept artist has celebrated and mourned Black lives in his work. He says he’s following the lead of...

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