The human spirit is unstoppable

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Student dupes Walker into posing with check illustrating he's bought and paid for by the Koch brothers
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Joe Biden probably isn't running for president, despite the latest round of Maureen Dowd-fueled speculation
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The second season of "True Detective" throws out a violent scene when it doesn't know where else to go
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Victim blaming and legacy speculating: Nope!
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The gouging continues despite the availability of used books and the embrace of open-source texts
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The racially coded language used by the man who shot Michael Brown does him no favors in brutal New Yorker profile
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Probes into alleged for-profit organ harvesting have turned up exactly nothing. So why won't the right take a hint?
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The actress and lifestyle guru says she didn't actually come up with the iconic phrase
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The GOP megadonor says the conservative movement is in "a life-or-death struggle for our country"
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Just what the Internet was missing: another offensive presser interview!
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The "Trainwreck" star promised she would do something in response to the June shooting in Lafayette
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The team behind a new PBS documentary refutes the long-held rumors
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The man was trying to shoot the armadillo, but the bullet ricocheted of its carapace and struck him instead
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Trump explains his campaign strategy: "First thing is to focus totally" on GOP opponents
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A radio station defends its awful comments with the old "people should be appreciative"


We are pleased to announce that on July 4, 2015, our Founder and CEO
UNESCO Special Envoy for Peace and Reconciliation Forest Whitaker led an

Forest Whitaker, Humanitarian, CEO and Founder of WPDI, Actor, gave a

On February 4, 2015, The Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Health

The ultra-durable One World Futbol, a soccer ball that never needs a

South Sudan | 5 February 2015


January 15, 2015  more than 600 civic, business and philanthropic

In the winter of 2012, WPDI provided our key partner in

  • The Whitaker Peace & Development Initiative (WPDI) extends to

Whitaker’s international influence is not limited to Hollywood. He’s

In South Sudan, UNESCO Special Envoy for Peace and Reconciliation

A speech about the conflict in South Sudan and how WPDI is helping to

Academy award winner Forest Whitaker visited Findley Elementary in Des

Forest Whitaker, an Oscar-winning actor, was at Des Moines' Findley

Forest Whitaker returns to inspire Des Moines students

People Magazine, “Forest Whitaker Uses His Start Power to Fight for

RTT News, “Forest Whitaker Honored for His Civil Rights Work in Uganda

United Nations Radio, “Forest Whitaker launches peace organization in

Zain Company, “Forest Whitaker visits Zain South Sudan offices to

“A Message from UNESCO’s Forest Whitaker on Peace in South Sudan”,

Ericsson website, “Peace Initiative launched in Mexico with Forest


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