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· July, 2019

Stories about Good News from July, 2019

Queer as quantum joy

"You deserve to be proud of yourself, you rare, riotous beauty. Go on, give yourself a huge, rafter-rattling cheer."

Poland's artistic and architectural contributions remembered in 2019 commemoration of the 1963 Skopje earthquake

This year's annual commemorations of the earthquake include an exhibition in Poland of artworks sent to the city of Skopje by Polish artists in a show of solidarity.

After two straight weeks of protests, Puerto Ricans force governor to resign

Secretary of Justice Wanda Vázquez will be Puerto Rico's second female governor.

As Tanzania bans plastic bags, activists launch 300 youth environmental clubs in Dar es Salaam

These environmental activists teach young people in Dar es Salaam about the importance of nature conservation and the threat of single-use plastic on the environment.

Spanish town challenges its residents to lose 100,000 kg in two years

The small Galician town of Narón launched the campaign in January 2018. By February 2019, the population had lost a total 46,000 kilos.

For the first time, an Angolan basketball player will join the NBA

Bruno Fernando, 21 years old, will join the team Philadelphia 76ers.

In São Paulo's outskirts, theatre groups flourish by turning social issues into stories

Formed by residents of São Paulo's outskirts, theater collectives have been gaining ground with plays in the streets that tackle questions like racism and inequality.

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