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Hip hop emerged as a reaction to the gang culture and violence of the South Bronx in the 1970s. It represents and values resilience, understanding, community and social justice.

Many communities around the world still face the effects of discrimination, segregation, and injustice. Hip hop is a voice to the reality of young people's lives, their neighbourhoods, and their broader social circumstances. It reflects on our society and can be used to expose issues that still remain.

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Yvonne Acky Sawyer is the mayor of Freetown, which is in Sierra Leone.

 Freetown has been suffering some of the extreme weather due to climate change. 

She ran for mayor with the goal to increase vegetation cover by 50 percent in Freetown by the end of her term in 2020.

This is not just to help fight to help fight climate change -- these trees are about improving the lives of residents of Freetown.  

But trees don't in the time frame we need solve the problem of climate change.

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In the Netherlands, The most common type of bicycle are opafiets. Meaning you sit perpendicular to the road.

This is because they are primarily used for easy, quick transportation as opposed to sport or recreation as in the UK/US.

It is an inefficient position that does not transmit maximum power into the crank shaft.

Instead it is comfortable.

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