Civic Engagement at MiamiUniversity reads: Through civic engagement, we recognize our mutual responsibility to care for each other in the college, in our communities, and on our planet. This responsibility may be accomplished through political activity, community service, engagement in leadership roles, advocacy or becoming informed about issues that relate to social change. University of […]

#Abortion – 13 Years Old – #Ohio #JeanSchmidt – State Representative Jean Schmidt is currently serving her first term as State Representative for the 65th #Ohio house district, which includes northwestern Clermont County, specifically parts of #Loveland and Milford, all of #Newtonsville and #Owensville and #Goshen, Miami, #Stonelick, Union and Wayne townships. She said pregnancy

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Three arrests, and 24 calls to the police – California 7 years ago in South Carolina 4 years old referred to the police instead of principals in Illinois 6-year-old girl sits quietly in school as a book is read to her. Then suddenly, a police officer enters the room and orders her to stand up.

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How many times have you watched a debate and folks running for office are lying and you know because you live in the state in which they are running, or you simply know the facts? Well did you know this about lying during a debate? Generally speaking, anything that a member of Congress says during

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A federal judge ruled Friday that conspiracy theorists — some of them armed and wearing military-style tactical gear — have a right to continue staking out ballot drop boxes while people vote in Arizona. Judge Michael Liburdi, appointed by former President Donald Trump, refused to issue a restraining order against members of a right-wing activist

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COLUMBIA, S.C. —  A 63-year-old worker died in the public bathroom of a South Carolina department store, but her body was not discovered for four days, authorities said. Bessie Durham, a janitor at the Belk at Columbiana Centre, was found dead Monday in a bathroom stall, Columbia police said. Her cleaning cart was outside the restroom.

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I really don’t want to fall into the conspiracy theorist bucket, but I was thinking. what exactly was the catalyst that drove the Supreme Court to overturn Roe vs. Wade? I tried researching the percentage of Americans that are pro-choice – what I found was quite interesting, NPR – indicated 39% of those surveyed were

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There have always been self-help groups both online and within social media apps. There are both paid and free versions of self-help programs and subscriptions. Self-help groups allow people to feed their natural tendency to seek acceptance, comfort, and understanding in a safe setting. It stands to reason that one should be careful when opting

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The Florida Education Association (FEA) says more than 450,000 students may head back to school without a full-time teacher in place.  FEA Vice President Carole Gauronskas says COVID is partially to blame for many teachers retiring early and students not pursuing the field. “Ask the scientists, ask the doctors, and ask the educators what it

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Family members of Emmett Till, the 14-year-old Black teen whose murder in the Jim Crow South spurred the civil rights movement in America, say they have unearthed an unserved arrest warrant for the White woman who accused him of making advances toward her, sparking the events that led to his death nearly 70 years ago.

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What is Christian Nationalism? Christian Nationalism has become an increasingly prevalent force in American politics as of late, especially with the election of Donald Trump and his heavily religious cabinet. Although this trend isn’t anything new, Trump’s election seems to have sparked a new fire in Christian Nationalists, who believe that the United States was

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The two major political parties in the United States are the Democratic Party and the Republican Party, but many Americans have trouble understanding how the two parties differ from one another in their beliefs and political platforms. In this article, we’ll examine three of the most talked-about differences between Republicans and Democrats, looking at Social

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I often hear folk ask, how do you know when God has answered your prayers, how do you know when God is talking to you? I think it’s different for everyone, I think He speaks to us in a manner/language that we can hear and most importantly in a language that we understand. I just

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Seriously – there is a bill to be considered, it’s called Slavery Remembrance Day. Why, would Black folk need this bill and if this bill is needed why is critical race theory being rejected by republicans? The bill is sponsored by Representative Al Green (D) – Texas – Contact (202) 225 – 7508. How much

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Admission passes Many libraries offer free or discounted passes to local attractions and cultural destinations, so before paying to visit nearby museums, zoos or other places, see what your library has available. Some libraries have physical passes you must pick up and return, while others provide access to tickets online through programs like Discover &

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#SpeedingTicket I clearly do not understand why #Cadillac would put 160 mph on the dashboard if going 95 mph is too fast. I wasn’t causing any harm there were no other cars in front of me, none to my right, and no one was behind me. There was however this ugly brown car with what

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Paul Sorvino, an imposing actor who specialized in playing crooks and cops like Paulie Cicero in “Goodfellas” and NYPD sergeant Phil Cerretta on “Law & Order,” has died. He was 83. His death was announced by his publicist Roger Neal on behalf of Sorvino’s wife Dee Dee Sorvino, who was at his side when he

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This is going to be a story in progress. I have suffered from many traumas in my life. I used to think trauma was blood on the floor in the ER – oh contra – trauma is not just blood and physical pain – it’s emotional and spiritual pain as well. I’ve heard and read

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Thinking of filming a police encounter in Arizona? Make sure it’s not within 8 feet. 7-8 minutes People who say they have faced violence for filming police interactions are condemning a law in Arizona that will restrict recording police officers from within 8 feet of police activity.  Without cellphone footage, victims said, it will be

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Ok so here goes my first try at writing a conspiracy piece… In 1975, Oil prices in the USA were rising every day.  The prices were so high that car sales literally dropped to zero.  The US Government was under a lot of pressure as Saudi Arabia had cut its oil supply to the United

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She writes: When I was a young professional, I was raped by a co-worker and no one believed me. I share that brutal piece of information because, over a decade later, when the #metoo movement happened, I was completely in favor of it. I was horrified at the number of stories that were shared but

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Remember when Will Slapped Chris? For a Black man to resort to violence is the epitome of the pot calling the kettle black AuntKaren0 condones this type of violent behavior… yes yes yes hunty the cape crusader of #racism – she’s going to stop ALL racism by making sure the racist gets fired – she’s

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Left-foot braking is the technique of using the left foot to operate the brake pedal in an automobile, leaving the right foot dedicated to the throttle pedal.[1] It contrasts with the practice of using the left foot to operate the clutch pedal, leaving the right foot to share the duties of controlling both brake and gas pedals. At its most basic purpose, left-foot braking can

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Today is Bereaved Mother’s Day. If you didn’t know this day existed, you might be one of the lucky ones. If you did know this day existed, please know that you’re not alone. Today is the day we honor all of the Mothers who have heavy hearts. ❤️ We honor those still waiting for their

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#Zoey Zoey is a modern spelling variation of Zoe, the Greek Jewish translation of Eve. Despite its Jewish origins, Zoe was historically more popular among Christians. Two early saints were named Zoe—Saint Zoe of Rome and Saint Zoe of Pamphylia. Zoey has been a consistent favorite for girls in the 21st century. Blessed are you

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Listening to the news is not always easy, think, for a moment, about where you get your news, are you still reading the newspaper or perhaps the dulcet delivery of your local NPR host is the only thing that gets you through your commute. Maybe you’re a bona fide Twitter or Facebook addict. Or maybe,

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With the current issues between Russia and Ukraine I thought it was a good idea to help folk understand NATO and it’s importance. The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is an alliance of 30 countries that border the North Atlantic Ocean.1 The Alliance includes the United States, most European Union members, the United Kingdom, Canada,

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I see a lot of posts about folk wanting world peace and praying for Ukraine. I’m most definitely NOT against praying but I’m also acutely aware that we WILL NEVER see world peace. We’ve NEVER seen it in the past and will not see it in the future according to my worldview and KJV. So

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This is a new segment to my blog. After reading various posts and talking to both substitutes and teachers about concernns in the classroom – I thought I would share my experience. I hold two Master Degrees – after leaving the world of healthcare I embarked on education. It was the best move I have

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This post will be updated periodically… Feel free to share your moments too. Loans – Why is it easier to get a student loan than a mortgage? Murder Trial – Kim Potter’s trial defense attorney said: ““If you send her to prison, you will harm her,” Engh said. “We are not in the business of

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Reality-TV I’m telling you TicTok is THEE best place to watch reality tv unfold, there’s crime, sexual assault, arguments, jealousy, the selling of food stamps, fake Ph.D. holders, fraud, fake activists, gluttony, debauchery, wanna be pastors and pastorettes, exposing pastors in the (church), men turning into women right before your very eyes, single women giving

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Soooo you mean to tell me that someone down your ancestry line survived being chained to other human bodies for several months in the bottom of a disease-infested ship during the Middle Passage, lost their language, customs and traditions, picked up the English language as best they could while working free of charge from sun

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I applaud her!!!!!!! Good for her (horrible yes indeed) but to have the courage to admit she acted on what her thoughts suggested I applaud her. Listen white women have been killing their babies since forever. Black women have rejected taking care of their mental health since forever. They don’t want to be thought of

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Are you working in your calling? My dad would say, “Wendy, when you get up in the morning and have to think twice about going to work, it’s time to move on”. With a double masters, I’ve had some amazing roles, Yale Reimbursement Manger, Healthplan Administrator for Foxwoods Casino, Education Specialist for VNSNY – the

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What is sorry – feeling distress, especially through sympathy with someone else’s misfortune; or feeling regret or penitence; What is penitence – the action of feeling or showing sorrow and regret for having done wrong; repentance. Can one simply say, “I’m sorry” when they have caused someone harm; Can one simply say, “I’m sorry” when

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Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday in the United States, and Thanksgiving 2021 occurs on Thursday, November 25. In 1621, the Plymouth colonists and the Wampanoag shared an autumn harvest feast that is acknowledged today as one of the first Thanksgiving celebrations in the colonies. Thanksgiving is a time for celebration, good food, and giving

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The events of the original 11/2 were poetic in their symmetry. Congress stepped back from the action, and the Fed stepped forward. On that Tuesday, Americans cast their votes in the first midterm election of Barack Obama’s presidency and gave the Tea Party control of the House. Tea Party politicians had campaigned on a platform

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This story is just devastating. An Indiana toddler died from a fentanyl overdose and two other kids had to receive medical attention after they … 3-Year-Old Girl Dead After Ingesting Fentanyl, Mother & Grandparents Along With Others Arrested

The 29th Annual Canstruction New York, raising money for City Harvest, will take place from November 4 ~ 15 at Brookfield Place, this year as an in-person event! View some images here, they are amazing https://gothamtogo.com/the-annual-canstruction-will-be-an-in-person-event-in-2021-at-brookfield-place-nyc/

August 29,1968: The Whole World Was Watching – Media Burn Archive — Read on mediaburn.org/blog/august-291968-the-whole-world-was-watching/ AND On August 29th, 1968, all televisions in Amercia shut down. There was a murmuring on the TV, that some believe was the devils voice. The televisions were off for about 25 seconds.

A little girl holding a teddy bear on a stoop does not have access to nutritional food, as the German narrator explains. 20 percent of people in America struggle to afford food, compared to Germany’s six percent. Help support GreatNationsEat so everyone can have access to food. — Read on http://www.ispot.tv/ad/7PO1/great-nations-eat-germany-for-america Great Nations Eat TV

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EMPOWERMENT What does empowerment mean? Have you ever thought about the real meaning of empowerment? What does it really truly mean to be empowered? The dictionary says it is the “authority or power given to someone to do something,” or “the process of becoming stronger and more confident, especially in controlling one’s life and claiming

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A Brief History On November 7, 1775, in an announcement known as “Dunmore’s Proclamation,” the first movement to free African-Americans from slavery (also known as “emancipation”) took place when the Royal Governor of Virginia offered freedom to any slave willing to fight for the British against the Colonies in the American Revolution.  Between 800 and

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O spread the tidings ’round, wherever man is found,Wherever human hearts and human woes abound;Let ev’ry Christian tongue proclaim the joyful sound:The Comforter has come! The Comforter has come, the Comforter has come!The Holy Ghost from Heav’n, the Father’s promise giv’n;O spread the tidings ’round, wherever man is foundâ??The Comforter has come! The long, long

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Ronnie Wilson, 1/3 of the Wilson brothers who made up legendary R&B/funk group The Gap Band, has died after a long illness. For more than a decade the Gap Band rode at the top of the R&B charts, creating great music that has increased in stature over time. Their work influenced a new generation of

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Monica, I’m so saddened by the loss of Michael, if I could… I’d wipe your tears; If I was Almighty- because I’m human I’d bring him back; I would say it’s going to be alright Id say say “hold on” to God’s unchanging hand I’d say God knows best I’d say God knows best If

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A Bridgeport man has been charged in a fatal shooting.  Police arrested Robert Sorrells for the deadly shooting of Jonathan DaSilva.  The shooting happened Oct. 2 on Arctic and Pembroke streets.  Sorrells was taken into custody last night and faces murder and gun-related charges.  Officials say he is being held on a $2 million bond. A

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The federal debt ceiling will be reinstated on August 1, 2021, at around $28.5 trillion. At that point, the Treasury Department will begin using accounting tools at their disposal, called “extraordinary measures,” to avoid defaulting on the government’s obligations. The Treasury Department has estimated that these measures will be exhausted as soon as mid-to-late-September, while

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How Did It Start Coronaviruses are a big family of different viruses. Some of them cause the common cold in people. Others infect animals, including bats, camels, and cattle. But how did SARS-CoV-2, the new coronavirus that causes COVID-19, come into being? Here’s what we know about the virus that was first detected in Wuhan,

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Stress and depression can look and feel very similar to each other. Some of the common symptoms for both include issues with sleeping, eating, concentration, and mood, as well as difficulties performing daily tasks. Physically, there’s a lot of overlap between stress and depression, as both affect the immune system, leading to an increase in

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