Jimmy Carter: "The abuse of women and girls is the most pervasive and unaddressed human rights violation on earth." Read his blog on violence against women: http://www.theelders.org/article/women-live-profoundly-different-more-dangerous-world
Cornelia Parker- This sculpture was constructed from the remains of a Southern Black Baptist Church destroyed by arsonists. It appears to defy gravity, suggesting the temporality of everything physical even as it captures the spirit of the worshippers.
This is so so important I hear "Muslims are terrorists" often, and yet I also hear "oh come on not all Christians are like that" in reference to the KKK and Westboro Baptist Church. It's ridiculous, obviously Christians aren't inherently bad people, just like Muslims aren't inherently bad people. The only difference is the religion.