Listen to this podcast about Delta Blues, which was born in Mississippi:
Legendary musician Stevie Wonder took a knee at a New York music festival, showing solidarity with NFL players criticized by President Donald Trump hours earlier.
America is once again divided over the question of race and rightful citizenship.
After President Trump’s election and the terrible events in Charlottesville, Virginia, neo-nazi alt-right organizations such as the Proud Boys or the Ku Klux Klan have been locally very active, organizing meetings in a great many states to spread their poisonous ideology.
They identify themselves as white nationalists, who want to preserve the white majority in the U.S., claiming that whites losing their majority status is equivalent to “white genocide.”
Watch this video on CNN to learn more about the white supremacists and their ideology
and read this article about the rise of hate crimes perpetrated by youngsters sweeping through the country. Alarming, isn’t it?
Also check press cartoons for a more lighter side of the story !
As America is facing the worst flooding ever registered after hurricane Harvey hit its southern shores, businesses are seeking to exploit the huge mineral resources discovered under the ice sheets in the North Pole.
Watch and read about the disastrous environmental consequences of oil refineries being flooded in Houston, Texas on CNN.com:
Nation’s largest oil refinery forced to shut down as Harvey floods Port Arthur
Read and watch all about the international fight over the resources in the still wild Arctic Circle made possible by climate change:
I’m sure you know now what cause to defend to keep your planet safe!
So be active on social networks and encourage the members of your community to support environmentally friendly initiatives in their neighbourhood.