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    “No business which depends for existence on paying less than living wages to its workers has any right to continue in this country” .. (Franklin D. Roosevelt )


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    Just wanted to share this story, I think it’s sad that these kids are that ignorant that they didn’t see anything wrong with mocking this girls rape using and hashtagging “Jadapose”.  

    "A teen’s rape went viral in the past few weeks after photos, videos, memes and other foul jokes were made at her expense. Jada, a 16-year-old from Houston, Texas, said she and other girls were drugged and raped by 17-year-old Innel Yahia and other teenage boys two months ago at a party.  Yahia, goes by the name @WhiteboyLaflare on Twitter. Jada, 16, was openly mocked on Twitter, Instagram and other social media when lewd pictures of her nude and passed out were distributed among her high school classmates. They were using the hashtag #Jadapose to mock the position she was in after she was raped.

    Yahia been disputing what happened during the gathering, which lasted until the early hours of the morning. Even though he admitted during a phone call to taking pictures of Jada while naked and sharing them without her consent— “I’m childish,” the teen said— he also claimed that she was the one who poured herself a drink.

    "She brought the drink herself from my fridge asked if we could drink it," he tweeted Saturday to his over 5,000 followers. "She knew what she was doing before she came," he continued in a separate tweet that has now been deleted."She never let me hit, she gave me d—- twice," he added— incriminating himself, as that act that could still fall under the bounds of sexual assault under the law.

    Now that Yahia has been exposed for his sexual crimes, Jada is campaigning for his arrest. She held a press conference in front of the home at which she was assaulted. The home is reportedly owned by a parent who lives out of the state, while the son lives there alone.

    "It’s really sad. I’m hurt— just being here, knowing that that happened to me. … It’s very embarrassing," she told KHOU news.

    Police are currently investigating the alleged rape. No charges have been filed against Yahia or any of the other teen boys in attendance.”  (Source :

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    Detroit suspends water shutoffs for 15 days | Detroit Free Press

    The Detroit Water and Sewerage Department is suspending its water shutoffs for 15 days starting today to give residents another chance to prove they are unable to pay their bills.

    “In case we have missed someone who has legitimate affordability problems this will allow them to come to us to see if they can work out payments,” department spokesman Bill Johnson said. “We’ve always maintained that what we were doing was a collection effort — not a shutoff effort.”

    The department’s decision comes on the same day that a group of Detroit residents filed a lawsuit in the city’s bankruptcy case asking U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes to restore water service to residential customers.

    The residents, backed by a coalition of activist and community groups, allege that the city is violating the constitutional rights and contractual rights by shutting off water for those who owe back payments.

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    Day 10: Israel destroys Gaza’s Wafa hospital as staff evacuates all patientsthree children killed while playing on roof5,000 tonnes of explosives fired at Gaza during Israel’s 10-day assault, UNRWA asked Israel to retract false claims about schoolsIsrael launches Gaza ground operation as death toll passes 240 | July 17, 2014

    1. A Palestinian woman cries inside her damaged house which was targeted in an Israeli air strike. (Mohammed Salem/Reuters)

    2. Palestinian children fill bottles and containers with water from a public tap in Rafah. (Ibraheem Abu Mustafa/Reuters)

    3. Belongings are strewn about in a building that police said was damaged by an overnight Israeli air strike in Khan Younis. (Finbarr O’Reilly/Reuters)

    4. A Palestinian girl walks with a toy that she salvaged from debris of the el-Yazje apartment building which was destroyed following an overnight Israeli missile strike. (Lefteris Pitarakis/AP)

    5. Children’s shoes are bagged among belongings salvaged from a damaged Palestinian home which police said was targeted in an Israeli air strike. (Finbarr O’Reilly/Reuters)

    6. A Palestinian boy rides his bicycle past a damaged building following an Israeli air strike. (Mohammed Abed/AFP/Getty Images)

    7. Flares fired by the Israeli military are seen above the northern Gaza Strip. (Ronen Zvulun/Reuters)

    8. The father of two boys from the Shaibar family, whom medics said were killed along with a girl from the same extended family by an Israeli air strike after the end of a five-hour humanitarian ceasefire, grieves outside the morgue in Gaza City. (Finbarr O’Reilly/Reuters)

    9. A Palestinian woman reacts inside her damaged house which was targeted in an Israeli air strike in Gaza City. (Mohammed Salem/Reuters)

    10. Smoke from flares rises in the sky in Gaza City, in the northern Gaza Strip. (Lefteris Pitarakis/AP)

    (Sources: 1, 2, 3, 4 | Naming the dead)


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    Venezuelans show their solidarity with Palestine.

    Caracas, Venezuela. July 14, 2014. (Source)

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    Up to 200,000 people angry with high costs and poor public services took to the streets. Protesters in Rio de Janeiro burned cars and looted buildings as police attempted to disperse them with teargas and rubber bullets. Aerial images showed thousands of people attempting to storm the congress building in Brasilia. The rallies…are some of the biggest ever seen in the country…


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    Bill Nye the Science Guy schools CNN on climate change

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    11 problems Brazil doesn’t want the world to see before the World Cup

    Brazil’s soccer-obsessed fans would be ecstatic if the national team known as the “Pentacampeões,” or the five-time champions, won the FIFA World Cup on home soil. But this year, even though the World Cup is taking place in the country synonymous with the sport, many Brazilians are not excited about the competition.

    Many Brazilians are boycotting the world’s largest soccer event, and are using it as an opportunity to shine a light on some of the country’s long-standing social ills. According to a survey released by the Pew Research Center, 72% of Brazilians are dissatisfied with their country.

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    Uncovering the Rock Churches of Lalibela in Northern Ethiopia

    To view more photos and videos of the rock churches of northern Ethiopia, browse the #Lalibela hashtag and location page.

    Nine hundred years ago, workers set out to construct a new holy city in the northern highlands of Ethiopia. Instead of building from the ground up, they began chiseling down into the red volcanic rock. Believed to be built with the assistance of angels working through the night, the 11 rock-hewn churches of Lalibela were carved into giant blocks of sandstone and connected through a series of tunnels, ceremonial passageways, drainage ditches and caves.

    Today, Lalibela is one of Ethiopia’s most holy cities and carries the nickname of “New Jerusalem.” It has been a pilgrimage site for Christians for centuries and continues to be a destination for worship and daily devotion for the priests, monks and orthodox Christians who comprise the town’s population. Tourists from around the world now also trek to Lalibela to marvel at its stunning architectural accomplishments. Though all of the original churches are still in active use, many of the structures are considered to be in critical condition as a result of water damage and seismic activity. UNESCO declared Lalibela a world-heritage site in 1978 and has organized support to restore the monuments. A number of the churches are now protected under temporary light-weight shelters.

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    Police Brutality At Its Finest: California Highway Patrol Officer Beats A Black Woman Senseless On The Side Of The Freeway


    Venus Williams for ESPN Magazine’s 2014 “Body Issue”.

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