“She seems to have an illness.” “Maybe she’s drunk.” “Maybe she took some pills with drugs or stuff like that.” Those are not the feelings typically expressed by adults when they see a fashion campaign Source: Kids Point Out Dark Side Of Fashion Ads That We’ve All Been Ignoring

Kids Point Out Dark Side Of Fashion Ads That We’ve ...


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The Obama administration plans to restore federal funding for prison inmates to take college courses, a potentially controversial move that comes amid a broader push to overhaul the criminal justice system. Source: Pell Grants to Be Restored for Prisoners – WSJ

Pell Grants to Be Restored for Prisoners – WSJ


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Over on SF Signal, John Stevens has a really interesting interview with SF Grandmaster Samuel R. Delany. In it, they discuss a recent re-release of Delany’s first three novels, genre literature and his career. Source: Read This Excellent Interview With Samuel R. Delany Over On SF Signal

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Nigeria marked its first full year with no new polio cases on Friday, thanks to an inoculation campaign which carried on despite continuing violence in the north and other major challenges for public health workers. Source: Nigeria Has Been Free of Polio for A Year

Nigeria Has Been Free of Polio for A Year




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The short but turbulent life of Bobbi Kristina Brown came to an end Sunday. The Houston family announced Bobbi Kristina passed away at the age of 22. Her family said she had irreversible brain damage after she was found unresponsive in her bathtub nearly six months ago. “Bobbi Kristina Brown […]

Showbiz Princess Bobbi Kristina Brown (RIP) Dies – Atlanta Blackstar 





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“Gig economy” giving Dems from Clinton on down to New York Mayor de Blasio a tough issue, playing out in cities, pitting labor against digital millennials. Source: Uber wins, liberals lose – CNN.com Though touted as some morally pristine libertarian alternative to regulation, the truth is the gig economy isn’t […]

The Gig Economy is the New Sharecropping