Many extraordinary women, and often unsung heroes, played significant roles in the Civil Rights Movement and beyond. Their words and actions continue to inspire our work as we fight for a better and equal world for all people. Here are some of the women who inspire us. Ella Baker (1903-1986) Photo credit: The Ella Baker Center for Human Rights. Ella Baker was a highly respected civil rights leader who mostly worked behind the scenes advising, supporting, and mentoring greats like WEB Dubois, Thurgood Marshall,...
With the beginning of “awards season” upon us and the Golden Globes this Sunday, we wanted to take a look back at some of the movies and documentaries that inspired and moved us in 2014. Many of the movies on this list are nominated for Golden Globes, but some are just personal favorites of ONE staffers. Take a look at the movies below and add these to your “must watch” list – we know you have plenty of time during...
We all know we should be thankful for the food on our tables — but why? Here are 14 eye-opening facts about nutrition, farming, and crop varieties around the world that help answer this question.    1. Poor people in developing countries often spend 60-80% of their income on food. Americans spend less than 10%. Ayme family, Ecuador. Photo credit: Peter Menzel and Faith D’Aluisio. 2. 75% of the world’s food is generated from only 12 plants and 5 animal species. Kale is probably not...