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An Appeal: Inspired by Frederick Douglass

Frederick Douglass cares about abolition. Ralph Waldo Emerson cares about reforming education and the church. Lizzo cares about body positivity. Greta Thunberg cares about solving the climate crisis. Lacey Baker cares about inclusivity in skateboarding. Venus Williams cares about educating the public regarding Sjogren’s Syndrome. Elon Musk cares about SpaceTravel. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez cares about grassroots organizing.  Stephen Hawking cares about AI. Marie Curie cared about the scientific understanding of matter. Jimmy Carter cares about providing housing for underprivileged people. 

What American issue do you care about? What American ideas, institutions, practices, or habits need reform?

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