American Voices
Oklahoma Tri Delta Member Booted For Video Of White Student In Blackface
In the video filmed by the sorority member, a white woman smears black paint on her face and calls herself a racial slur.
Jan 20 4:24AM Black Voices

Activist On Jason Van Dyke Sentence In Laquan McDonald Murder: 'Slap In The Face
Chicago community organizer William Calloway said the ex-officer deserves to "spend the rest of his life behind bars.
Jan 19 7:57PM Black Voices

The Daily Show' Unveils Perfect Credit Card To Pay For Donald Trump's Wall
Introducing the A-Mexican Express.
Jan 19 12:25PM Black Voices

NFL Star Marshawn Lynch Goes Full Beast Mode On 'Motherf**ker' Donald Trump
The Oakland Raiders running back pulled no punches with his criticism of the president on "Real Time with Bill Maher.
Jan 19 9:12AM Black Voices

Video Of Daycare Worker Pulling Black Girl's Hair Sparks Investigation
LaQuitta Wilson said she's angry that her daughter was "physically abused" by someone who was supposed to keep her safe.
Jan 18 10:18PM Black Voices

5 Ways To Block Porn On Your Kids' Devices
Tech tools alone aren't enough to keep porn away.
Jan 18 4:20PM Teen World

EvDem Announces Leadership in Democracy Awardee
In case you missed it, NCDD member org, Everyday Democracy announced the winner of the second annual Paul and Joyce Aicher Leadership in Democracy Award! Please join us in congratulating Beth Broadway of InterFaith Works of Central New York for her work in Syracuse over the last 40 years, and runner-up, Mayme Webb Bledsoe of the Duke Durham Neighborhood Partnership in North Carolina. We encourage you to read the announcement below or on Everyday Democracy's blog here. Syracuse New Yorks Beth Broadway Wins 2018 Paul Aicher Leadership in Democracy Award []
Jan 18 12:30PM

Featured D&D Story: KRIA The Icelandic Constitution Archives
Today we'd like to feature a great example of dialogue and deliberation in action, KRIA The Icelandic Constitution Archives. This mini case study was submitted by Eileen Jerrett via NCDD's Dialogue Storytelling Tool. Do you have a dialogue story that our network could learn from? Add your dialogue story today! Title of Project: KRIA The Icelandic Constitution Archives Description: At the end of September, Build Up joined constitutional and legal scholars, government ministers, and democratic activists from around the world at the conference on Democratic Constitutional Design (DCD) []
Jan 16 12:00PM

Don't Miss Today's Confab Call feat Senator Unger!
NCDD is excited for todays FREE Confab Call featuring West Virginia State Senator John Unger. The one-hour call takes place at 1pm Eastern/10am Pacific. Its going to be a great event so make sure you register ASAP to secure your spot on the call! Senator Unger is a major advocate for utilizing dialogue and deliberation to engage with constituents.
Jan 16 11:30AM

Jos Feliciano Song Brings Twitter To Tears On 'Tonight Show' From Puerto Rico
The 73-year-old singing legend and Ozuna's "En Mi Viejo San Juan" ended the special on a beautiful note.
Jan 16 11:14AM Latino Voices

35 Funny And Delightful Parenting Tweets From Lin-Manuel Miranda
The "Hamilton" creator has two sons.
Jan 16 10:45AM Latino Voices

Should Children As Young As 12 Get Locked Up For Commiting Crime?
In most states, there's no minimum age for juvenile detention.
Jan 15 7:27PM Teen World

Online Roundup feat NIFI, MetroQuest, Living Room Conversations, and the Zehr Institute!
As we get into the second week of January, the online events going on in the dialogue, deliberation, and engagement field are starting to ramp up. Below are events happening this week and a preview of some of the ones happening next week. Learn more about the Common Ground for Action deliberative online forums from NCDD member National Issues Forums Institute, and webinars from NCDD member orgs, MetroQuest and Living Room Conversations, and the Zehr Institute.
Jan 15 12:30PM

Trump Is Actually Pretty Terrible At Immigration Enforcement
The president's enforcement record is far less draconian than his liberal predecessor. Trump has only his own missteps to blame.
Jan 15 10:45AM Latino Voices

Chef Jos Andrs To Give Free Meals To Federal Workers Affected By Shutdown
The celebrity chef's nonprofit World Central Kitchen usually brings free meals to disaster victims, as it did after the California wildfires and Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico.
Jan 14 9:19PM Latino Voices

We Are All Catalysts: Part Two - How We Can Amplify and Broaden Dialogue and Deliberation Work
In part one of We Are All Catalysts, the focus was on examples of groups in dialogue in deliberation who showcase how our powerful inner sparks can be used to transform conversations and communities. In part two, we want to follow up and have all of you help guide our continued conversations! It was impossible to get a conversation going, everybody was talking too much. ~ Yogi Berra We live in a world of noise.
Jan 14 5:03PM

It Looks Like New York Is Actually Going To Get Some Voting Reforms
Democrats say they plan to pass measures Monday that would establish an early voting period and pre-register 16- and 17-year-olds.
Jan 11 10:24PM Teen World

If You Value Consent, Stop Following Your Kids Online
You can't teach your kid to value consent while simultaneously violating theirs.
Jan 11 11:00AM Teen World

Trailer For 'Little' Movie Drops, And Twitter Is Already Celebrating Its Joyful Vibe
In the film co-starring Issa Rae, Regina Hall's character wakes up trapped inside the body of a 13-year-old, played by teen actress Marsai Martin.
Jan 9 8:04PM Teen World

Twitter Users Explode Over Trump Administration's Mexico Border Terrorists Lie
Maybe they were rounding up to the nearest 4000?
Jan 8 12:19PM Latino Voices