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Two friends

Problem

We are often uneasy around people of other races.

Solution

Befriending just one person of a different race lowers anxiety and prejudice and makes it easier to cross racial boundaries in the future... 

Problem

Most eligible American voters don’t vote in most elections. 

Solution

Messages about “being a voter,” rather than just “voting,” increase registration and turnout in state and national elections...

Screenshot from Facebook: Find your polling place on the US Politics Page and click the "I Voted" button to tell your friends you voted

Problem

Many Americans don't vote. 

Solution

Online social networks like Facebook can easily and cheaply send thousands of people to the voting booth....

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