Muhammad Ali, then Cassius Clay (left), and his brother Rahman Ali, then Rudy Clay (right), walk with their great-grandmother Betsy Jane Greathouse (center), who was 99 when this picture was taken in 1963 in Louisville.
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Today In History
‘Granville T. Woods, inventor of over 50 products, was born in Columbus, OH, on this date April 23, 1856. The steam-boiler furnace, the telegraph system for trains, and automatic air brakes were some of his inventions.’
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- CARTER Magazine
She has never been convicted of a crime but they want to move her to near isolation in an adult mens prison. This CANNOT happen. Here is a more in depth article: http://feministing.com/2014/04/14/how-the-connecticut-department-of-children-families-is-failing-a-trans-girl-of-color/
I put together an email for Commissioner Katz, so all you have to do is copy and paste it. Click here for the example email
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In Georgia, it will soon be legal to carry a gun in more places — including bars, churches and government buildings — following Gov. Nathan Deal ’s signing …Via latimes.com
wonder if that means skrippers can buss one off if you get too aggressive ? how bout the sista from usher board no.1 who don’t hear so good and thinks somebody is tryin to get too fresh up in the second service ? ohhh yeah, and how bout we think ahead to the old folks who are scared to get out of their cars anywhere that anybody else might not be playin c&w ?
Welll allllritey then Mr New Deal. you just get ready to fill up some-mo new jails you are no doubt contracting out right now.
Yeahhhh New Gun Laws always come with an arrest bonus. Folks Remember That Most Of ALL. funny how they didn’t explain the new laws enforcement standards. yeahhhriiiite„
One tweet is worth a million stories all from the necked city about they poe-lease.
white Americans being against immigration is still and always will be the greatest irony of all time
Environmental activist Erin Brockovich speaks at a rally near the Supreme Court in support of the estimated one million Marines, their families and civilians who were poisoned by contaminated drinking water at Marine Base Camp Lejeune in North Carolina. The rally was held before the Supreme Court heard arguments in a case that could deny Camp Lejeune victims the right to sue for damages.
"It was exciting and just a major, major compliment…I was happy for all the girls who would see me on [it] and feel a little more seen." - Lupita Nyong’o on being named People Magazine’s Most Beautiful
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The Army private convicted of funneling intelligence secrets to whistleblowing website WikiLeaks can legally change her name to Chelsea Elizabeth Manning, a judge ruled Wednesday.