All Rights All Around the World (Feb. 9, 2011)

Guest commentary: Black History Month reminds us racism has not disappeared
Naples News
Preview: “During this, Black History Month, we should celebrate the 50th anniversary of a transformative moment in this nation’s history: the Freedom Rides, which began in the spring of 1961.”
Related: Obama on African American History Month‎ (Hudson Valley Press), Celebrating black history‎ (Royal Oak Daily Tribune), Riley: Black history is America’s history‎ (Blue Springs Examiner)

Lessons from Cairo: Making Peace with Yourself
Huffington Post (blog)
Preview: “The uprising in Egypt is a result of decades of repression of people’s basic human rights and freedoms living under the dictatorship of Hosni Mubarak. Mubarak’s show has had a long run on Broadway, but it looks like the final curtain is about to fall. No one knows for sure what will happen, but we all have a front row seat in this drama.”

Joy and fear at birth of a nation
The Age
Preview: “THE world’s newest country has been born with confirmation that South Sudan voted almost unanimously for independence from the north.”
Related: Sudan referendum result confirmed‎ (The Guardian)

One woman raped every 34 minutes in India: Study
Daily News Analysis
Preview: “A shocking statistic has revealed that India is highly vulnerable to harassment towards women, with one woman molested every 26 minutes. The study by the South India Cell for Human Rights Education and Monitoring said one woman is raped every 34 minutes, while among 15 million girls born every year, one-fourth don’t get to celebrate their 15th birthday.”

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