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Walking down San Francisco’s Market Street today, it’s hard to imagine that the street was once a river of neon lights. In fact, the city was once right up there with places like New York and even Las Vegas.

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Fed up with what a group of young Senegalese describe as the state of mind of their society being one of 'defeat', they decided to start a collective called Y'en a Marre, meaning 'we are fed up'.

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Global Citizen asked everyday people in Uganda's capital Kampala, to tackle some persistent myths that excitst about Africa and Africans like them.

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Mohammad came to Europe by boat. Now he volunteers for Lampedusa Cruises, piloting tourists through Amsterdam's canals on a migrant boat pulled from the Mediterranean Sea. This time, it's just for fun.

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The Bay Area Rainbow Camp in El Cerrito is a welcoming place "where gender-diverse youth can come together, have fun and feel a sense of gender identity pride and resilience and feel safe”.

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During the annual Lit Crawl, which marks the end of the San Francisco Litquake Festival, Mission Local dropped in at Mission Comics for a night of comics reading.

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Dozens of dogs - and more than 1,000 people - showed up for something you dont see every day: the second annual World Dog Surfing Championships Saturday August 5 in Pacifica, California.

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Comedian Anne Kansiime tells AJ+ what it takes to make Ugandans laugh so much that she became ‘East Africa's Queen of Comedy’. "Men badly wanted the female touch," she tells AJ+.

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More than 20,000 tech enthusiasts, entrepreneurs and lovers of digital technology came to Amsterdam for the Next Web Conference to discuss the latest in digital technology.

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