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POSTED: 7/29/2015
The Pentagon has just tipped this nation into another uncertain, dangerous alliance on short-term tactical grounds
POSTED: 7/29/2015
It's tempting to narrate the awfulness of random people to a captive hashtag audience. Here's why we should resist
POSTED: 7/29/2015
Salon speaks with the essayist about her new collection, "The Other Serious: Essays for a New American Generation"
POSTED: 7/29/2015
Some enjoy public sex for the sake of it, some like being watched. One downside: You've got to be quick about it
POSTED: 7/29/2015
After first destroying "Black Lives Matter" mural, Bland's memorial becomes latest target for silencing chant
POSTED: 7/29/2015
Are we starting to wake up to mixed blessing of tech bros?
POSTED: 7/29/2015
The 23-year-old actor gave The Daily Beast an update on what he's up to these days
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The Democratic candidate is refusing to take a stance on some major environmental issues
POSTED: 7/29/2015
The BPD thanked them for their cooperation, but look at those cops -- what choice did people have?
POSTED: 7/29/2015
Spoiler alert: Obama isn't actually seeking to circumvent the Constitution
POSTED: 7/29/2015
The "Transparent" creator gave a searing oration imploring women to find their voices
POSTED: 7/29/2015
In the wake of the powerful NY Magazine cover image of Cosby's accusers, women share their own stories
POSTED: 7/29/2015
Paul's campaign says his quickly fading poll numbers are part of the plan to chainsaw his way to victory

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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

UN HUMANITARIAN CHIEF VALERIE AMOS

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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