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J. Luce Leadership Team Lauded by Forbes, Gates, Ford Foundation

New York, N.Y. The J. Luce Foundation and Orphans International leadership team, comprised of  Young Global Leaders, Fellows, Scholars, Honorees, and Artists-in-Residence, have achieved accolades from several other institutions, including The Gates Foundation and Forbes magazine. Evin Floyd Robinson, co-founder of New York on Tech, receiving the  J. Luce Foundation NGLO Leadership Award in 2015. Photo: […]

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Homophobic Russian Olympics: Boycott or Be Gay & Visible?

New York, N.Y.  The 1936 Summer Olympics held by the Nazis — the Games of the XI Olympiad — were held in Berlin two years before the pogrom Kristallnacht against Jews throughout Nazi Germany. Hitler saw the Games as an opportunity to promote his government and ideals of racial supremacy and the official Nazi party paper wrote in the strongest […]

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Soledad O’Brien Opens Violence Symposium

By Soledad O’Brien. New York, N.Y. It all started with a deep desire… to alleviate stress and promote peace in the lives of people everywhere… by giving them the gift of meditation…  For years, David Lynch had heard of students going to school carrying guns; heard of the tens of millions of children taking drugs for […]

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Remembering My Battle Against Fundamentalists

New York, N.Y.   I left Wall Street unexpectedly following an appearance on the Phil Donahue Show in 1985. There, on the Oprah Winfrey Show of its day, Richard Yao and I discussed “religious addiction” – the first time that phrase had ever been mentioned on national television. I explained to Phil the need for an “anonymous” organization to help […]

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How to Turn Difficult Times into a Period of Growth

World Pandemic: Young Global Leaders as Social Media Influencers

From Jamaica: Young Global Leaders Create New Global Perspective

Paws of War Asks for Help to Bring Soldier’s Dog Back to America

From Jamaica: Struggle as Motivation to Impact World

Maxwell Bennett on Malala Yousafzai and School Shootings