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You probably haven’t heard of Tarzan and Arab, identical twin brothers from Gaza who, until recently, had never done what you likely do on a regular basis: go to the movies. There are no cinemas in the Hamas-controlled Gaza, something that makes the twins’s story that much more amazing. Tarzan and Arab — real names: Ahmed and Mohamed Abu Nasser — are aspiring filmmakers who have… Continue reading Tarzan and Arab: Gaza-Based Filmmakers Look for First Feature Funding

Singer Elton John is urging Florida Gov. Rick Scott to protect a program that helps low-income HIV/AIDS patients get medication needed to control … Continue reading Elton John Urges FL Gov. To Save HIV/AIDS Funding

U2’s lead singer Bono has given credit to former President George W. Bush and the massive US funding started in 2003, for helping to bringing about a drop in HIV infections. Specialists in the field and AIDS activists alike, agree that the funding has done a world of good in sub-Saharan Africa, where efforts on […] Continue reading Bono hails Bush’s US AIDS funding program for saving millions of lives

In a move that one federal education official is calling unprecedented, on Tuesday, The Obama Administration announced a plan of action to hold schools responsible for failure to stop bullying. In the wake of a recent surge in suicides by bullied young adults — particularly those in the LGBTQ community — The White House has […] Continue reading Obama Administration Stands Up To Bullies: Schools That Ignore Bullying Could Lose Federal Funding