As MLK Day approaches, a bit of creative inspiration infuses his iconic "I Have a Dream..." speech. Watch this video remix and be inspired.
In a 1919 letter to Gandhi, the Nobel laureate offers these words of advice on planting the seeds of intolerance.
The Human Rights Logo Initiative chose Serbian artist Predrag Stakić’s entry as the winner of its competition to design the Universal Human Rights Logo.
“Free as a Man” evokes the peace dove and the five fingers of a hand reaching up to be counted and acknowledged. Have a look at the other finalists’ entries for more great concepts around this project.
I’m wondering how having a logo to represent universal human rights changes the way we think about that complex issue? What gets lost in translation when reducing an international struggle to one logo? Is this image able to function, as Utne Reader suggests, as “a new peace symbol?”
Young Kashmiris demand independence from India, and redefine freedom.
Calling it "her greatest accomplishment," Eleanor Roosevelt was a primary instigator behind the creation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights which declares the dignity of all people.