“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Where is Darfur?. Underlying Tensions & Dispelling Myths. DARFUR:. MYTH: The crisis in Darfur is an Arab v. African conflict.
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“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.”
- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
FACT: “Identity” was more fluid before the conflict; differences have since become exaggerated.
FACT: Drought and desertification exasperated tensions between herders and farmers.
FACT: Darfuri rebels are dissatisfied with the government due to Darfur’s geographic, political, economic isolation.
- Safety of civilians and aid workers
- Humanitarian relief
- Safe return
What if students used online social networks to organize their schools and a national fundraising effort to stop the genocide?
"Sometimes it falls upon a generation to be great; you can be that generation."- Nelson Mandela
Students raised $150,000!
Over 400 schools registered on the Dollars for Darfur website
Let’s get 500 schools involved!
Your Goal: Raise the most and advocate most effectively out of all the schools!
This aid goes directly through organizations working on the ground in the Darfur region.
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