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The Daily Beat is a daily news podcast inspired by the power of social media to spark social change. Tune in Monday through Friday at 7 p.m. as BTR’s social media director, DJ Jen, culls the “Twitterverse” and “blogosphere” to bring you the top stories regarding social justice and human rights issues.
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Obama emphasized the need for a better education system in his State of the Union Address last night. Meanwhile, a Republican-hyped for-profit school deletes students’ failing grades, according to The Raw Story.
After Pope Benedict XVI became the first pope in hundreds of years to voluntarily resign, the Roman Catholic Church could be in for another first in recent history—an African pope, according to ABC News.
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Also, check out this amazing interactive transcript of Obama’s State of the Union Address last night, courtesy of Al-Jazeera.
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