An advocacy group has released images which claim to show an NYPD officer putting a seven-months pregnant woman into a chokehold for illegally grilling on the sidewalk in front of her apartment.
NYPD officers have been banned from using the chokehold since 1993, but an officer can be seen in the pictures wrapping his arm around 27-year-old Rosan Miller’s neck in the Saturday incident.
Her young daughter is also in the pictures, watching the arrest unfold.
Illegally grilling on the sidewalk! What a hardened, dangerous criminal! And I bet that little girl now has a very solid grasp on who she can trust and what’s ok to do to women and/or people who are physically weaker than you!
What Really Happened in the Congo: Belgium’s ‘Heart of Darkness’
Leopold famously said when he was forced to hand over the Congo Free State to the Belgian nation: “I will give them my Congo but they have no right to know what I have done there,” and proceeded to burn archives.
Did y’all know about this?
It’s good to know even though it’s extremely horrible to read/see….And people wonder why the African continent is so behind….
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So now its every black youtuber’s responsibility to personally be all about “the struggle” ? I really hate this idea that to be “socially conscious” means you have to all-day-everyday sit around making political statements. Most of…
satire is meant to target the powerful, not the vulnerable
and jokes are supposed to be funny
Blessing Okagbare Makes History For Nigeria at Commonwealth Games.
Nigerian athlete Blessing Okagbare sprinted to victory in Glasgow today winning gold in the women’s 100m race. Okagbare’s time of 10.85 established a new record for this event at the Commonwealth Games. She was followed by silver medalist Veronica Campbell-Brown of Jamaica at a time of 11.03.
This marked the first time since 1994 that a Nigerian woman had won a medal in the women’s 100m the Commonwealth Games when Mary Onyali and Christy Opara-Thompson took home gold and silver respectively.
So far, all of Nigeria’s gold medals have been won by women.
17-year-old Chika Amalaha won the country’s first gold competing in the Women’s 56kg weightlifting, and fellow weightlifter Oluwatoyin Adesanmi won the women’s 63kg gold medal.
Nigeria leads overall in the weightlifting categories. for both male and female, with two gold, three silver and one bronze medal.
Tracee Ellis Ross is like that one auntie who never got married or had kids but has an exciting life and kinda blows into town every now and then with fascinating stories, all this wisdom and cool clothes and accessories she lets you keep
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