National Suicide Hot Line 800-273-8255 Veterans Crisis Line 800-273-8255 Understanding the issues concerning suicide and mental health is an important way to take part in suicide prevention, help others in crisis, and change the conversation around suicide.

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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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An Ohio police chief has resigned after he was reportedly caught putting a Ku Klux Klan sign on a black officer’s desk. Anthony Campo, the chief of the Sheffield Lake Police Department, was caught on CCTV putting a piece of paper with “Klu Klux Klan” written on it, according to reports. He also laid out […]

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African American Prisoners/Healthcare for COVID-19 I am invisible, understand, simply because people refuse to see me. Like the bodiless heads you see sometimes in circus sideshows, it is as though I have been surrounded by mirrors of hard, distorting glass. When they approach me they see only my surroundings, themselves or figments of their imagination, […]

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I have seen so many people who go through life with a jaded spirit. I know how difficult the storms of life can be, where you are facing one calamity after another, only to find that the hope and optimism you once had is gone.  So often hopelessness becomes collateral damage after you get out of […]

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Comparing prices online can save you a bundle when you rent a car. Learn how to compare the total cost — not just the advertised price. Fees and options can increase the base price dramatically. Choosing a Rental Car Fees and Charges Coverage Options Debit and Credit Card Blocking Report a Problem Choosing a Rental […]

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Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene on Monday visited the Holocaust Museum and apologized for previously comparing coronavirus face-mask policies to the Nazi practice of labeling Jews with Star of David badges. But the Georgia Republican declined to walk back other controversial statements she has made, including one in which she compared the Democratic Party to Hitler’s […]

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John Oliver found at least one place in America where people are often treated worse than pigs: prisons. In Sunday’s episode of “Last Week Tonight,” Oliver said inmates in prisons in some of the hottest parts of the country don’t have access to air conditioning. For example, in Texas, 75 percent of prisons lack A/C, […]

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Women Veterans Day actually acknowledges the history of our journey and the legislation that was passed. Providing history supports inclusion because it can show the entire story. “The first Women Veterans Day on June 12, 2018 marked the 70th anniversary of the groundbreaking legislation signed into law by President Harry S. Truman on June 12, […]

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Prison History From the birth of modern civilization in 3rd millennia BC, almost every major ancient civilization used concept of prisons as a mean to detain and remove personal freedoms of incarcerated people. In those early periods of history, prisons were often used as a temporary stopgap before sentencing to death or life of slavery, […]

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Academy Award-winning actress Olympia Dukakis died Saturday morning at her home in New York City .  Dukakis was best known for her roles in “Steel Magnolias” and “Moonstruck.”  She won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for playing Cher’s mother in “Moonstruck.” Over the course of her career, she also won a Golden Globe and a […]

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UPDATE: Greenville ISD Teacher Who Put Foot On Student’s Neck For Photo Resigns As Board Was To Consider Termination GREENVILLE, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – The Greenville Independent School District has placed one of their teachers on administrative leave, and is conducting an investigation after a photo surfaced of one of their staff members with their foot on a […]

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According to The Independent, the incident took place at a coaching center in Srinagar, India. The unidentified student in question allegedly did not ask his teacher for “permission” to do something. It is not immediately clear what lead up to the point before the corporal punishment began. https://www.newsweek.com/viral-video-teacher-slapping-student-sparks-outrage-1584280?amp=1

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WASHINGTON – A nascent effort by some conservative House of Representatives Republicans to form an “America First Caucus” to promote the policies of former President Donald Trump drew criticism on Friday for purported racial undertones in its founding document. The effort is tied to first-term Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene and has a policy platform that […]

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April 1947On April 10, 1947 Jackie Robinson signed a contract with the Brooklyn, Dodgers baseball team. He played his first game with them on April 15th April 1963In April 1963 Dr. Martin Luther Jr was arrested for leading protests in Birmingham, Alabama. On April 16th, while still in jail, he wrote his applauded “Letter From […]

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75% of the officers who shot and killed unarmed Black citizens were white. 19 of the 135 officers (14%) were rookies with less than a year on their police force, including one that fatally shot an unarmed Black person within four hours of being on the force. A quarter of victims were killed during traffic stops. Roughly 18% of the victims […]

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She would have been a year old tomorrow… You think about the moment it will happen after you reach a certain age. You think of all the things you’re going to do and say. You imagine those precious moments where it’s just the two of you and the smile you receive after you have taught […]

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When you wake up in the morning at 4:34 am and before you get out of bed, the train is already warmed up and ready to go at top speed through 125th street picking up every piece of paper in its path and you can’t decide whether to read it discard it put it on […]

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Some of us are good at wearing a mask – hiding our symptoms of PTSD. If someone close to you has experienced a traumatic event, it can be hard to know how to support them. The symptoms of PTSD can cause problems with trust, closeness, communication, and problem-solving—which may lead to troubled family relationships or […]

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Relationships can take any form. From romantic relationships, marriages to friends or close families that have just drifted apart over time or due to specific problems. The Lord helps us cure all wounds if we follow the lead of Jesus. One of the things I have found that ruins all kinds of relationships is STUBBORNESS. […]

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With everything going on in the news today, it can be frightening for young people. Here are a few tips to help your child understand/navigate the news. Find Out What Your Child Already Knows     Ask your kids questions to see if they know about a current event. For school-age kids and teens, you can […]

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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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Jesus is the Storm Bender. This story brings to mind something I read: The question is never, “Are you in a storm?” The question is, “Is Jesus in your boat?” Jesus is the water-transforming, dead-raising, sick-healing, hope-giving, food-providing, resurrecting mankind, saving Son of God.

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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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FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — A Black defendant’s right to a fair trial would be harmed if the jury heard the case in a courtroom lined with portraits of … Judge Won’t Try Black Man In Courtroom with White Portraits

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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/

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#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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Check on the status of your Economic Impact Payment This application will let you: Get your payment status See your payment type Data is updated once per day overnight, so there’s no need to check back more than once per day. Get My Payment Questions about Get My Payment? Visit our Get My Payment Frequently Asked […]

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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

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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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Here is racist couple from Kingston NH who run wooden stone creations lcc that like to record homophobic, racist videos they need to be cancelled and their business closed for this type of behavior if it doesn’t bother you then you need to look in the mirror why this is tolerated. https://www.woodnstonecreationsisracist.com

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Happy  Thanksgiving – Per Christopher Columbus – “As soon as I arrived in the Indies, on the first Island which I found, I took some of the natives by force in order that they might learn and might give me information of whatever there is in these parts.”

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 The ups and downs of the global economy have sent more learners back to school to retool or add credentials to their résumé. Additionally, we all have experienced the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic. Online learning allows learners to address their professional development needs at a time and in a manner that may be more […]

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