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AJ+ is a unique digital news and storytelling project promoting human rights and equality, holding power to account, and amplifying the voices of the powerless.

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A group of Indian teens whose tribe traces its roots to East Africa have long faced discrimination. Now, they're using martial arts to fight anti-Blackness. https://t.co/IEULhkUUpl
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After fleeing the war in Syria, this family is now struggling to afford food in during Ramadan due to Lebanon’s economic crisis. https://t.co/cf7rIw1vYl
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Meet the all-women team defusing landmines in Basra, Iraq. https://t.co/DrPTm2f1Of
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5 hours ago
A baby elephant was rescued after falling into a 15-feet-deep abandoned well in India. https://t.co/wQp6xXpY7Y
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8 hours ago
Over 1,000 children in this Pakistani city are HIV-positive — and the numbers continue to rise as efforts to combat the epidemic have been disrupted by COVID-19. https://t.co/ZPSQsqVa95
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10 hours ago
A Valencia CF soccer player and his teammates left the field midgame after he was called a racial slur by an opposing player. https://t.co/Agl70YCyV5
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12 hours ago
While their husbands are stuck in an Israeli prison, these women have managed to have children using the sperm of their husbands through in vitro fertilization. https://t.co/8vZoKonmCU
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14 hours ago
This singer was separated from his parents at 5 while trying to escape the Democratic Republic of Congo. Now he will represent Sweden, his adopted country, in the popular Eurovision Song Contest. https://t.co/xsoOvAxLFM
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17 hours ago
A soldier was charged with assault after shoving and yelling at a Black man in his own South Carolina community, telling him, "You're in the wrong neighborhood." https://t.co/ALzoflwfi0
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19 hours ago
Japan plans to dump over 1 million tons of water contaminated with radiation into the ocean, a byproduct of the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant meltdown. https://t.co/YcaE8jm0CC
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20 hours ago
[Warning: Graphic Video] People are demanding justice for the death of #AdamToledo in Chicago, after the city released bodycam footage from the night police killed him. Officer Eric Stillman shot 13-year-old Toledo moments after asking him to raise his hands. https://t.co/XWglcf81av
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21 hours ago
This Broadway actor says she's not going back to Moulin Rouge because of racism in the industry. https://t.co/URXOtJb7C8
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23 hours ago
"It feels like my body's going to explode." Here's the pandemic through the eyes of someone with OCD: https://t.co/ktGNmyJKXk
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The model minority myth has erased a history of Asian American organizing reaching as far back as the late 19th century. It all began with labor organizing. https://t.co/8LfqRviww7
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The lawyer for the George Floyd and #DaunteWright families says it's "unfathomable" that Wright was killed so close to the Chauvin trial site. https://t.co/Fb8vG2dss4
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A 74-year-old Black woman is suing after three police officers, she says, barged into her home without a proper warrant. Ruby Jones filed an excessive force lawsuit, claiming racial bias. https://t.co/UHuO8pYcdd
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This Syrian mother continues to suffer from depression and panic attacks after losing her lower leg to an explosion on her way back home. https://t.co/3XnBxQVXK4
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Imagine if technology could make you a target for police because of your gender or skin color? https://t.co/oeqVtL53NI
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Not only is Bolivia's Lake Uru-Uru inundated with trash — it is also shrinking due to drought caused by the climate crisis. https://t.co/zU7LlAgctL
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