The Heartbreaking Story Behind this Photo!

The Heartbreaking Story Behind this Photo! An image snapped by photographer Daniel Etter went viral this week. It captured the overwhelming emotions endured by Syrian refugees fleeing from the devastation inflicted on their homeland by brutal Islamic State insurgents during a violent geopolitical upheaval in the Middle East. The photographer caught the anguish of a…

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This Country’s Law Enforcement hasn’t killed a SINGLE PERSON in nearly 10 years! Guess Which Country It Is!

Fatal Shootings Stats of Norway's Police Haven't Changed Since 2006 One of the last reported fatal police shootings in Norway was in 2006. One order to shoot to kill has been issued in recent history during a hostage crisis in 1994. In fact, American police kill more people in a typical day than officers in…

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MLK was A Trekkie? See Martin Luther King’s Surprising Role in Saving ‘Star Trek’

MLK was A Trekkie? See Martin Luther King's Surprising Role in Saving 'Star Trek' When the late Gene Roddenberry cast Nichelle Nichols as Lt. Uhura, he was following his vision of an egalitarian future. He also gained a fan: Martin Luther King, Jr. At one point, the latter helped Star Trek keep its egalitarian vision.   Nichols,…

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American Muslim Community Raising Money to Rebuild Burned Churches

American Muslim Community Raising Money to Rebuild Burned Churches On June 17th a lone gunman entered a traditionally black church and shot 9 parishioners in cold blood. In the next several days eight black churches were burned. It is unknown if these burnings are related, and authorities have not labelled any of these crimes as…

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Man Removes Confederate Flag Off the Back of Truck During Traffic

Man Removes Confederate Flag Off the Back of Truck During Traffic Few things have sparked as much debate as the controversy over the Confederate flag, this controversy has been stirring for many years, it did not start last month, as many believe, it became a big deal first in 1962, more than 50 years ago.…

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Google Photos Mistakenly Labels Black People As Gorillas

Programming a computer program to recognize faces and places is tricky, it can come up with some errors that are funny, ridiculous, or just plain rude.  You may have posted a picture and have it identify your mother, for example, which can be funny and a little sad, but for Brooklyn resident Jacky Alcine, Google's…

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Obama to Expand Overtime Pay to Nearly 5 Million Workers

Overtime pay is paying a salary of 1.5 times more whenever a worker works more than 40 hours per week, this law was created to protect the American worker. Until now, the limits set by the administration under George W. Bush, were that overtime was only paid to salaried workers who were paid less than…

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Supreme Court Rules In Favor of Same-Sex Marriage

Supreme Court Rules In Favor of Same-Sex Marriage In A Historic 5-4 Decision The Justices Say That The Constitution Guarantees Marriage Equality To Gay And Lesbian Couples Is A Nationwide Right. LGBT Community Finds Another Reason to be Gay: Supreme Court Upholds Same-Sex Marriage On Friday, the United States Supreme Court affirmed that marriages between…

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Autopsy of Freddie Gray Leaked to Media

The state medical examiner's office has changed the cause of death for Freddie Gray from accident to homicide, following the autopsy report which shows Gray died of a single high-energy injury, probably caused by sudden slowing of the police van he was riding in, according to the report obtained by the Baltimore Sun. Homicide is…

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