A First-Grader’s Picasso-Like Painting Is Now Hanging At The Met

June 19, 2017

… every 10 artists is selected; she hopes to see that ratio grow over time. Another longterm goal is building awareness of these kinds of exhibitions those that value local community and the universality of artistic expression as opposed to the fabled genius of the dead, white chosen few. Its not as if these projects havent been happening all around the country, Jackson-Dumont said. And yet you can probably count on your hands the number of times you read about something like this. People, I …

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Thousands March In Saint Paul After Philando Castile Verdict

June 17, 2017

… chanted No justice, no peace, prosecute the police, hands up, dont shoot, and, later, Yanez, guilty! as they marched down University Avenue in Saint Paul, according to local reporters. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsNetMag [LIFETIME] Experience a magazine devoted to internet Marketing and Online Entrepreneurs. We take you inside the tales of amazing businessmen and businesswomen to show what you can learn from them as well Authorative Guides and Tips and …

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Las Vegas Cop Charged In Chokehold Death Of Black Man

June 6, 2017

Officer Kenneth Lopera was charged on the same day the Clark County Coroners Office ruled the May 14 death of Tashii Farmer, 40, near the Las Vegas Strip was a homicide due to police restraint. The two charges of involuntary manslaughter and oppression under color of office brought against Lopera, which could each carry a maximum sentence of four years in prison if he is convicted, follow a number of deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of the police in the United States that have spawned …

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Guardian’s Ben Jacobs Will Donate His Broken Glasses To Newseum

May 31, 2017

Last Wednesday, Jacobs was covering Montanas special electionfor a U.S. House seat when he asked Gianforte a question about health care. Jacobs said the candidate, who went on to win the election the following day, body-slammed him and broke his glasses. A Fox News team thatwitnessed the attacksaid Gianforte grabbed the reporter by the neck with both hands and slammed him down on the ground. The candidate then began punching the reporter, the Fox News team said. The reporter has new …

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Could Labour’s love be lost in Mansfield after 94 years? – BBC News

May 30, 2017

… Whereas other neighbouring constituencies have moved with the political climates of the day and changed hands on occasion, Mansfield has held out. The closest challenge came in 1987, when a weak Labour party was swatted aside nationally by Margaret Thatcher’s triumphant Tories. In Mansfield, not only was the town still reeling from the 1984 Miners’ Strike, but stalwart MP Concannon, who had held the seat since 1966, stood down. Sid Pepper, UKIP’s candidate at the coming …

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Painful Chinese Foot-Binding Was More Than An Erotic Practice, Study Finds

… managed to interview many of them, Bossen told HuffPost. There is no other body of data based on interviews with foot-bound women that is as comprehensive as this. It was really a last chance to do it. Laurel Bossen The type of foot-binding practiced in rural communities was a form of discipline, the book argues.Mothers bound young girls feet so they would stay still and work with their hands, creating yarn and spinning thread, among other things, which families could use or sell. These new …

May 27, 2017
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News anchor tracks down meteorologist’s lost earring live on-air

… internet’s gain Then, in the middle of the live broadcast, anchor Jim Gardner swoops in, and like a hawk on a mission, finds Tynan’s missing jewelry, hands it back to her, and wanders off screen. The surprise cracks up Tynan, who calls the interruption her “favorite moment ever on Action News.” Sometimes heroes wear capes, other times they wear a suit and report the news. WATCH: Who needs a plane when you can go skydiving from a drone More From this publisher : HERE …

May 25, 2017
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Watch The Russians Laugh At Us In This Video Clip

… of a beaming Trump shaking hands with Lavrov and Kislyak, which the White House had reportedly been assured would not be done. The controversial meeting was the day after Trump fired FBI Director James Comey over the Russian thing with Trump and Russia, the president later told NBC News. The mortifying video clip of Lavrov joking about the president is another example that America isnt so much becoming great again, but an international laughingstock, several publications pointed out. Trump …

May 20, 2017
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Oklahoma Cop Who Killed Unarmed Black Man Found Not Guilty Of Manslaughter

… police with their guns pointed at Crutcher as he calmly walked toward his car with his hands above his head. Her attorneys claimed she feared Crutcher wasunder the influence of PCP, a hallucinogenic drug. Policefound PCP in Crutchers car, and an autopsy report later revealed that Crutcher had the drug in his system at the time of his death. Crutchers twin sister Tiffany told reporters after the shooting that he was a father who was just trying to make his family proud. During the trial, …

May 18, 2017
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