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Offended by Koreans eating dog? I trust youve never had a bacon butty | Chas Newkey-Burden
Feb19

Offended by Koreans eating dog? I trust youve never had a bacon butty | Chas Newkey-Burden

Frightened animals being caged, killed and turned into food wed never dream of such evils in the western world, writes journalist and author Chas Newkey-Burden The meat industry Offended by Koreans eating dog? I trust youve never had a bacon butty Chas Newkey-Burden Frightened animals being caged, killed and turned into food wed never dream of such evils in the west would we? @AllThatChas Last modified on Thu 15 Feb 2018 09.20EST...

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An officer was fired after he chose not to shoot a distraught suspect. Now he’s getting a $175,000 settlement
Feb18

An officer was fired after he chose not to shoot a distraught suspect. Now he’s getting a $175,000 settlement

(CNN)A West Virginia city has agreed to pay a former police officer $175,000 to settle a wrongful-termination lawsuit after he was fired following his decision not to shoot a distraught suspect who was holding a gun. The incident occurred May 6, 2016, when Mader responded to a domestic-disturbance call and found Ronald “R.J.” Williams Jr. with an unloaded handgun. Mader told CNN last year that Williams was “visibly...

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Obamas’ official portraits unveiled
Feb17

Obamas’ official portraits unveiled

Washington (CNN)Barack and Michelle Obama re-emerged on the public stage Monday in Washington, only this time for an event that has nothing to do with politics. “How about that? That’s pretty sharp,” the 44th president said as he took the podium. The portrait depicts him sitting against a backdrop of green foliage. Obama said he tried to negotiate with Wiley about his look for the painting. “I tried to...

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Where can a Black polyamorous woman feel safe to look for love? | The Daily Dot
Feb16

Where can a Black polyamorous woman feel safe to look for love? | The Daily Dot

polyamorousEven as polyamory has become more mainstream, the polyamorous people we see on TV and online are still mostly white: r, the web series —all of these shows have white main characters. The hip, “real-life” image of polyamory is no different. As put it a few years ago, polyamory is “sexy, youthful—and for the rich and the white.” also noted Silicon Valley’s current obsession with...

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“This is Their Problem”: Jen Hatmaker to Her Black Children on Racism in America
Feb15

“This is Their Problem”: Jen Hatmaker to Her Black Children on Racism in America

ShareTweet “Why do white people think they’re so much better than black people—is it something about us?”  That soul-crushing question from her adopted daughter Remy weighed on Jen Hatmaker’s spirit like a ton of bricks. “I just sat there in front of her and cried my eyes out,” the Christian speaker and mother of five shared. “I said, ‘No no no, you are beautiful and you are...

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‘Hurtful’ Harper Lee and Mark Twain dropped from Minnesota curriculum
Feb14

‘Hurtful’ Harper Lee and Mark Twain dropped from Minnesota curriculum

To Kill a Mockingbird and Huckleberry Finn to be dropped from Duluth area classes because of uncomfortable atmosphere their use of racial slurs creates ‘Hurtful’ Harper Lee and Mark Twain dropped from Minnesota curriculum To Kill a Mockingbird and Huckleberry Finn to be dropped from Duluth area classes because of uncomfortable atmosphere their use of racial slurs creates Alison Flood Last modified on Mon 12 Feb 2018...

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