Human Rights @ BellaOnline The Human Rights site of BellaOnline has two main goals. They are to 1. Educate readers on current human rights topics and controversies, and 2. Encourage readers to get involved in activism in ways that are practical and meaningful for them. en-us Copyright 2014 All Rights Reserved. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 04:29:08 EST 240 Human Rights @ BellaOnline Michael Brown Shooting In August 2014, a young black man was shot and killed by the police in Ferguson, Missouri. He was unarmed and had his hands in the air. Racial bias in the criminal justice system is a real problem and something needs to change. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 08:14:33 EST Privilege Defined Privilege is the concept that some people are inherently given more advantages based on race, gender, social class, and other things. In order to have meaningful dialogues in human rights, we need to be aware of our own privilege and how it influences our world view. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 11:22:22 EST Gaza Ceasefire On August 5, 2014, a ceasefire between Hamas and Israel went into effect for 72 hours in Gaza. The two groups entered negotiations and were unsuccessful at reaching an agreement; is there still hope? Mon, 11 Aug 2014 08:34:11 EST