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Gone Too Soon: Jo’Vianni Smith, 15, Commits Suicide Likely Over Stress from COVID-19 Stay-At-Home Orders

*Trigger Warning.* This article will discuss suicide and may be triggering to those who have attempted suicide, are suicidal, have lost someone to suicide, and/or experiencing Post-Dramatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) or depression. If you or someone you know needs help, place call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-8255 or…

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Sounds About White: Ugandan Climate Activist Vanessa Nakate Conveniently Cropped Out of AP Photo with White Climate Activists

This is Vanessa Nakate, a 23-year old climate activist from Uganda. On Friday, she joined other climate activists, including Greta Thunberg who inspired Nakate to start her own climate movement in Uganda, for the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. During a news conference, Nakate joined four other climate activists:…

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