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Added by N'Zinga Shani on March 25, 2015 at 10:02pm — No Comments
A great deal has been going on in New Haven in the past several days. As usual, the New Haven Independent has captured much of it in words, pictures and videos.
Mayor Toni Harp stepped into the NHPD situation and says: Cops being investigated should be benched until the investigation is completed. This is par for the course; why didn’t it happen in this case? The images and the article in the New Haven Independent…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on March 25, 2015 at 11:07am — No Comments
More than 300,000 women and girls are raped, assaulted and abused in USA annually.
This number does not include those who are emotionally, psychologically and verbally abused daily. It does not include those who are coerced, intimidated, financially deprived and isolated from family.…Continue
In 2015, Serena Williams, First Rate Tennis Champion, and Proud African American, Rises Above the 2001 Fray of Venomous Bigotry, which was directed at her and her family, at the Indian Wells Tennis Tournament in California.
And in 2015, when so many areas in America are in racial turmoil, she returned to the Indian Wells Tennis Tournament. Just to be certain she would be safe, security guards were…Continue
Prevention is Better Than Cure
Added by N'Zinga Shani on March 13, 2015 at 1:41am — No Comments
City Seeks More From Homeless Providers by Paul Bass | Mar 9, 2015 12:57 pm.
"The Harp administration put out an annual call for bidders to help house the homeless — with a caveat that they also help link people to jobs and health care. The call came in the form…Continue
Being Better off is Still Not Being Equal; that is what is happening in Selma in 2015. Imagine: "It took over 35 years to dislodge Joseph T. Smitherman, who was mayor of Selma on March 7, 1965, the day known as Bloody Sunday, when lawmen disrupted the first attempted Selma-to-Montgomery march, brutally attacking peaceful demonstrators."
"Some progress has been made in the justice system, though real…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on March 8, 2015 at 2:57am — No Comments
IT’S easy to see how women benefit from equality — more leadership positions, better pay at work and more support at home. Men may fear that as women do better, they will do worse. But the surprising truth is that equality is good for men, too.…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on March 6, 2015 at 12:40am — No Comments
According to a report published in today's New York Times (online 3/3/15)
"Police Routinely Violate Rights Of Blacks in Ferguson."
For those who might not have an online account, the entire report is posted below. The highlights and color emphasis were added by OneWorld. Take a…Continue
The 11 million plus Americans (their families and loved ones) now have health care because of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Every responsible and caring American should read this New York Times Editorial Board article, and try to follow what is happening in the Supreme Court with this law suit. We the citizens need to be attentive to this CIVIC ISSUE; it is critically important. We live in a democracy; we need to be involved…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on March 2, 2015 at 3:14am — No Comments
"Experimental drugs and special care helped make Nina Pham Ebola free. But today she fears she may never escape the deadly disease.
The 26-year-old nurse says she has nightmares, body aches and insomnia as a result of contracting the disease from a patient she…Continue
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