French fashion designer Pierre Cardin, hailed for his visionary creations but also for bringing stylish clothes to the masses, died Tuesday aged 98, his family told AFP. Cardin, who was born to a low-income family in northern Italy but became a France-based fashion superstar, died in a hospital in Neuilly in the west of Paris,

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Eaves, 72, is one of the volunteers who regularly tend the area where George Floyd was killed by police. In this four-block radius, some residents and volunteers work together to keep things running as they hold the space while pressing the city to meet their demands. Eaves picks up trash and checks on plants. He

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The Latest Cash #Scam – BEWARE AND STAY AWAY FROM THESE It goes a little like this, the post states they are giving away $1,200 for the first 50 commenters. Then you get a message that reads: Actually Gcash is a well known application based on puzzles games, you can check on Apple play store

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Hey folks as we celebrate this glorious day, I must admit as I reflect on the year 2020 I’m feeling some pain… but I know where my strengths come from and one of those outlets is music… Allow me to share how to get comfort when you’re in the rain of life’s trials and tribulations…

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — An explosion shook the largely deserted streets of downtown Nashville early Christmas morning, shattering windows, damaging buildings and wounding three people. Authorities said they believed the blast was intentional. The FBI is leading the investigation. Metro Nashville Police Department spokesman Don Aaron said police responded to a call of shots fired

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I’ve seen so many posts on various sites lately that identify either a person or a scenario as “crackhead”.  For those of you that don’t know that term was coined by the [war on drugs].  A post implied that the use of the term popularized during the “crack-era” War on Drugs is offensive which it

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I’m a lover of music, all genres but the one close to my heart is Gospel music. The lyrics have a way of moving my spirit. For example, if I’m feeling blessed the music can enhance that feeling, if I’m feeling lost and in despair, the music can lift my spirits. As I was traveling

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This is like something from a movie…more than half a dozen doctors and nurses at New York area hospitals said they were upset at how the vaccine was being distributed at their institutions. They described what had happened to The New York Times but asked that their names not be used because hospitals have shown

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It’s a white, joyous Christmas for convicts with connections to President Trump.  The justice system — and the law enforcers who worked years to prosecute these cases — got a big lump of coal.  I’ve read that people have been approaching tRump to ask for pardons for themselves, their clients — even their former clients.

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Why in the world would a distributor agree to sell this kind of merchandise?! Amazon says it removed several items of racist propaganda from its store in response to questions from a Democratic lawmaker — though white supremacist literature and other propaganda items remain widely available on the site. After criticism from advocacy groups and

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Pastor Todd Dunn had been urging “Faith over fear!” since the COVID-19 pandemic started in March. Just before Thanksgiving, he posted a message on Facebook dismissing precautionary measures advised by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to keep wearing masks and avoid gatherings with family members who don’t live in the same house. “I’m

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Henry Wolf sat hunched over a table last week, meticulously trying to dissect a plush stuffed pig. “I’ve been playing with this for like 20 minutes now and the furthest I’ve gotten is getting the screws out,” he said. His workspace at North Dakota State University was littered with tools, well past the time that

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Not so long ago. Vertus Wellborn Hardiman (March 9, 1922 – June 1, 2007) became a victim of a US government human radiation experiment. At the age of 5 the experiment left him with a painful skull deformity that forced him to cover his head for 80 years. Hardiman was born in Lyles Station, Indiana.

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T’was a month before Christmas,And all through the town,People wore masks,That covered their frown.The frown had begunWay back in the Spring,When a global pandemicChanged everything.They called it corona,But unlike the beer,It didn’t bring good times,It didn’t bring cheer.Airplanes were grounded,Travel was banned.Borders were closedAcross air, sea, and land.As the world entered a lockdownTo flatten the

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More Than 40 Women File Class Action Lawsuit Alleging Medical Misconduct by ICE Doctor at Georgia Detention Center https://time.com/5924021/women-lawsuit-irwin-detention-ice/ — Read on time.com/5924021/women-lawsuit-irwin-detention-ice/

#JusticeForJamar: Cops Wrongfully Detain Black Man While Eating At Virginia Beach Mall #JusticeForJamar: Cops Wrongfully Detain Black Man While Eating At Virginia Beach Mall — Read on blackamericaweb.com/2020/12/22/justiceforjamar-cops-wrongfully-detain-black-man-while-eating-at-virginia-beach-mall-2/

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The Story Of Carolyn Bryant, The White Woman Whose Lie Caused The Murder Of Emmett Till In 1955, Carolyn Bryant Donham claimed Emmett Till sexually harassed her, which led to the 14-year-old’s horrific lynching. More than 60 years later, she admitted to lying about the incident. On Aug. 28, 1955, a black 14-year-old named Emmett

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Slave owners used to put young black boys on the ground and use their bodies to keep their filthy feet warm and “clean.” They used to keep them at the bottom of their beds in the winter months so that their feet could keep warm. At times, the young black boys would play the role

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Judge allows DNA testing in case of Tennessee man on death row for 32 years. (CNN)Evidence in the case of a Tennessee man who was sentenced to death three decades ago can be tested for the first time for DNA, a judge ruled this week.Pervis Payne, who has been on death row for 32 years,

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A true daughter of the confederacy has written what should be the last words on the monuments: By Caroline Randall Williams June 26, 2020 I have rape-colored skin. My light-brown-blackness is a living testament to the rules, the practices, the causes of the Old South. If there are those who want to remember the legacy

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With the distribution of the COVID-19 vaccination now underway in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is providing a list of potential side effects. Similar to other vaccines, including the flu shot, you could experience pain and swelling on the arm where you got the shot, the CDC said. Throughout the rest

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Will Stone More than 300,000 people have died from COVID-19 in the United States. It is the latest sign of a generational tragedy — one still unfolding in every corner of the country — that leaves in its wake an expanse of grief that cannot be captured in a string of statistics. The numbers do

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This Contract with Black America strikes at the heart of racism and presents a blueprint to achieve racial economic justice. It was written in the backdrop of the killing of George Floyd, which set off a wave of protests not seen since the Civil Rights Era of the 1950’s and ’60’s, and a global pandemic

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STANDING BEFORE HER WERE EIGHT WHITE MEN, largely unmemorable except for what they all had in common: Confederate flag T-shirts and penises jutting stiffly out of their pants. She was here to have sex with all of them—she knew that; she’d signed the contract. But Ana Foxxx, then 23, was still trying to process the

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In many ways, immigration was the central issue of the Trump presidency. Hardline anti-immigrant rhetoric was key to his 2016 campaign. Once in office, he made aggressive — and deeply controversial — policy changes to limit both legal and illegal immigration. news.yahoo.com/the-promise-and-pitfalls-of-bidens-immigration-agenda-204134479.html

That’s unshakable, and when all our earthly foundations are crumbling, we have to hold on tight to the certainty that God is still sovereign, He is still in control, and He is trustworthy. Hebrews 12 gives us further good advice, as we see everything around us shaking and uncertain. In Psalm 11:3 David asked the

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Chadwick Boseman is irreplaceable. Disney announced Thursday that the late star’s role will not be recast in “Black Panther 2.” “Black Panther 2, opening July 8, 2022, is being written & directed by Ryan Coogler,” the studio tweeted. “Honoring Chadwick Boseman’s legacy & portrayal of T’Challa, @MarvelStudios will not recast the character, but will explore

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