After covering what’s going on in Ferguson and the #BlackLivesMatter movement, let’s get to other news stories of note this week.
Welcome to another week of news!
Goodness, it’s been quite the week for social justice, to understate it. Just when we thought the protesters vs. police in Ferguson, Missouri, had finally calmed somewhat, law enforcement overreacted again. This and more, after the jump:
Citizens, I’m not often super patriotic, but this week I’m being openly German. In case anybody missed it, the most bizarre, unbelievable match of football ever happened on Tuesday, and while it wasn’t played in Europe, a certain European team completely destroyed Brazilian football.
Oh honey pot, doodle face, little poodles and cats. Welcome back.
As always, there is a lot going on in Africa these days, and some of it isn’t very rosy. I wish I could bring you positive and uplifting news reports every week, but some weeks, those uplifting stories are much harder to find amid the muck and mire. [TW: discussion of sexual violence after the […]
On Wednesday evening, at 11:08 pm, Troy Anthony Davis was executed, murdered, killed by lethal injection ““ whichever you feel best describes what exactly happened – in Jackson, Georgia. He had been imprisoned for twenty-two years, had three separate executions stayed, was a coach in the Savannah Police Athletic League, a once soon-to-be United States Marine […]
Our friend RedLightPolitics had another great post this week, this time calling a silly foul on activism-by-stunt, and I thought it was appropriate to share now, especially after everyone was leaving their purses all over facebook for breast cancer. For more delightful knowledge from RedLightPolitics, check out the following post in it’s original context and […]