Following the police shooting of a young man near London three years ago, a documentary film about the tragedy helped one community heal.
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The lack of drugs to cure or prevent Ebola shows that the private drug development is not meeting public health needs. Luckily, a new public model is emerging.
In many countries, governments reward loyal media with millions in advertising revenue and, in doing so, stifle critical information.
Senegalese youth learn to express and sustain demands for change through a project that emphasizes rap and hip-hop culture.
Protests in Burkina Faso raise the question: do term limits help or hinder nascent democracies?
A visit to two Dakar schools shows the need for, and potential effectiveness of, training children in Ebola-prevention measures.
Recipients of the 2014 Audience Engagement Grants cover a range of places, populations, and ways to merge activism with documentary art.
Public broadcasting services can express the ideals of a democracy. But as of now only a few in the world really serve the public.
Women living with HIV can easily lose their homes and property. The resulting hardship can keep them from treatment, and dependent in relationships. But these legal strategies can help protect their rights and their health.
An election-monitoring process that began in a West African hotel has gone online and across oceans, providing lessons for advocates around the world.
As the spread of Ebola continues to unfold, new health and economic challenges will emerge. But we can use this experience as an opportunity to develop a responsive health system rooted in communities.