Archive for July 8th, 2014

Statement from American Indian Activist Leonard Peltier: 39 Years in Prison
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Statement from American Indian Activist Leonard Peltier: 39 Years in Prison

Leonard Peltier is an imprisoned Native American considered by Amnesty International, the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, National Congress of American Indians, the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Center for Human Rights, Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Rev. Jesse Jackson, among many others, to be a political prisoner who should be immediately released. Peltier was convicted for the deaths […]

63 Nigerian Girls Escape From Boko Haram Kidnappers
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63 Nigerian Girls Escape From Boko Haram Kidnappers

The daring escape of more than 60 girls and women kidnapped in northeast Nigeria last month, comes after days of heavy fighting in northeast Nigeria. The estimated 63 escaped kidnapping victims were taken by the pseudo-Islamic, militant group Boko Haram. The escape has been confirmed by the international news agency AFP, though unnamed security source in […]

Three Boeing Airliners Crash Into Montana River
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Three Boeing Airliners Crash Into Montana River

Rescue workers are facing some unusual challenges in Montana since three airplane fuselages crashed into a river from a steep riverbank. Over 50 workers are using eight heavy equipment machines in order to try and salvage the three green painted fuselages. Each successively fell into the Clark Fork River, not far from Rivulet, Montana after […]

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Pope Says Catholics Should ‘Weep and Make Reparation’ To Victims of Clerics’ Sexual Abuse
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Pope Says Catholics Should ‘Weep and Make Reparation’ To Victims of Clerics’ Sexual Abuse

Pope Francis has made news and history once again. This time he is getting attention for apologizing to victims of sexual abuse by Catholic clerics. The pontiff said that this “sin” is the collective fault of the Church. His words came during a meeting with a group of victims of abuse. This marks the first […]

‘The N***er in the White House’: Glaringly Offensive Op-Ed Headline About Obama Isn’t What You Think
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‘The N***er in the White House’: Glaringly Offensive Op-Ed Headline About Obama Isn’t What You Think

A glaringly offensive headline took the internet and social media by storm recently. The recent op-ed published in a New York newspaper opened with the headline: “The N***er in the White House.” But many sharing the story on social media didn’t realize that the opinion piece was actually supportive of President Barack Obama and was […]

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