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Social Enterprise

Social enterprises help make a positive change in people’s lives. Here’s some successful ones. What is it? A social enterprises’ main goal is to tackle social and environmental need and aims for equal economic power and a sustainable society. Social

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Civil Rights

On 5th November, Barack Obama was elected as the first ever black president of the United States. But only fifty years ago no one would have believed this could ever be possible. n2k looks back at a few of the key

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Child Poverty

Poverty is a huge problem in some parts of the world, but it may surprise you to know that the problem is also happening a lot closer to home. UK figures The UK has one of the worst rates of

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US Writers Strike

TV and film script writers in the US are on strike. But why and how does that affect us? Who is involved? On 5th November the Writers Guild of America – a guild that represents people who write scripts for film, TV

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Music Not Racism Part 2

In Part 2 of our articles on racism and music, we look at the ‘n-word’ in lyrics. Should it be banned? The ‘n’ word For many years there has been a debate in the music world about whether certain words

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Music Not Racism

In Part 1 of our look at the role of music agaisnt racism, we check out some artists and organizations in the UK who see music as a way to unite people. Music not racism Racism is when someone thinks

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Modern Slavery

The selling of people as slaves was made illegal in the UK 200 years ago. Slavery itself was banned in 1838 and is now illegal in every country in the world, but today it is still huge business. In this

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Our Struggles With Racism

Racism has been in the news recently, and we’ve been hearing lots of first-hand accounts of racism from our readers. Here is a selection of true stories that look at how people deal with racism today and how it feels

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It’s A Boy Girl Thing

Who’s got it easiest? Girls or boys? Is sexism part of history or is it still very real? We speak to 6 n2k readers and find out if they think the battle of the sexes is still worth fighting. Change

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Just For The Record

Lots of people listen to their favourite tunes without stopping to think of the words being sung to them. n2k reader Jazz Croft has been listening more closely and reckons that some popstars are sending out the wrong messages when

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