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Deanna Dowdell Speaks as Husband Shawn Stands with a Memorial Banner of Their Son Zoe Dowdell A summary of current social justice viewpoints, statistics, videos, and other information. 

The concept of social justice is founded on the belief that all people merit equal rights and dignified treatment. In a socially just community, all people would reap communal benefits and shoulder communal burdens by sharing responsibility as social actors. Social justice is a broad concept in that it seeks to end discrimination against all marginalized communities, which are discussed individually using identity categories such as race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, religion, and age, among others. The negative stereotypes and prejudiced attitudes that accompany racism, sexism, ageism, heterosexism, ableism, and religious intolerance such as antisemitism and Islamophobia reinforce social injustice.  Read more...