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Caroline Miles, Alice Wong

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Caroline Miles, Alice Wong

In 2015, under the administration of President Barack Obama, Alice Wong became the first individual to visit the White House by way of robotic…

Kaitlin Whalen, Dorothea Dix

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Kaitlin Whalen, Dorothea Dix

Dorothea Lynde Dix (April 4, 1802- July 17. 1887) was born to Joseph and Mary Dix in Hampden, Maine at the beginning of the 19th century. Later in…

Caroline I. Miles, William B Sawyer

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Caroline I. Miles, William B Sawyer

Dr. William B. Sawyer (1886-1950), the first black medical professional in southern Florida, has been recognized as an important figure in the early…

Gabriel Moran., Paulo Freire

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Gabriel Moran., Paulo Freire

Freire was born in Recife, Brazil on September 19th, 1921. During this time, Brazil was in the process of industrial transformation and was…

U.N. Campaign Against Nuclearization

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U.N. Campaign Against Nuclearization

Attempts at de-nuclearization constitute the UN’s longest (and arguably, most unsuccessful) project. The United Nation's very first resolution in 1946…

National Parks Service, Harry Yount National Park Ranger Award

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National Parks Service, Harry Yount National Park Ranger Award, National Parks Service, 2018

“If a trail is to be blazed, it is 'send a ranger.' If an animal is floundering in the snow, a ranger is sent to pull him out; if a bear is in the…

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CBS Chicago, Englewood Police Youth Baseball League

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CBS Chicago, Englewood Police Youth Baseball League, CBS Chicago, 2018

The Englewood Police Youth Baseball League is a program run by the Chicago Police Department to improve public relations between the community and the…

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Open Government Partnership

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Open Government Partnership

The Open Government Partnership (OGP) is an international initiative that secures commitments from national and sub-national governments to promote…

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Peace Corps, Peace Corps

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Peace Corps, Peace Corps, Wikimedia Commons, 2016

The Peace Corps is a volunteer service program overseen by the United States government. Following the success of some smaller programs, like…

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Getty Images, Race to the Top

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Getty Images, Race to the Top, Current Affairs, 11/4/2009

Race to the Top was a multi-billion dollar grant created by the United States Department of Education in 2009. It was funded as part of President…

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