Evangelical Group to Contact Indigenous Peoples in Amazon Amid Coronavirus Pandemic
Via: Loretta Mashkawide'e Kemsley • News & Politics • 0 Comments • 1 Like • 3 years ago
“A fundamentalist Christian organization has purchased a helicopter with plans to visit and convert isolated groups in remote Brazilian rainforest. ”
In its statement, UNIVAJA expressed fear that, under Dias’s leadership, FUNAI’s CGIIRC could become the “spearhead” of an “ethnocidal and genocidal attack.” Ethnocide is defined as the destruction of a people’s culture. Indigenous groups in Brazil report that New Tribes Mission is already on the...
6th Grader Says Classmates Cut Her Dreadlocks at School Where Karen Pence Teaches
Via: Loretta Mashkawide'e Kemsley • News & Politics • 215 Comments • 3 Likes • 4 years ago • LOCKED
“The incident occurred at the evangelical Christian school where Vice President Mike Pence's wife, Karen Pence, teaches part-time”
Three sixth-grade boys at a Christian school in Northern Virginia pinned down a black classmate and cut off some of her dreadlocks while telling her her hair was "nappy" and "ugly," she told News4. Twelve-year-old Amari Allen said the three boys, who she said are white, cut off her hair on...
On his way to receive an award for outstanding service, airman saves child's life
Via: Loretta Mashkawide'e Kemsley • News & Politics • 3 Comments • 2 Likes • 4 years ago
While on his way to collect an award for being an outstanding airman, Air Force Tech Sgt. Kenneth O'Brien did something else deserving of accolades: He saved a baby's life. On Sept. 11, O'Brien, a member of the 320th Special Tactics Squadron, was on a flight from Okinawa, Japan, to Dallas....
A female reporter kissed on live TV says: 'This is not OK'
Via: Loretta Mashkawide'e Kemsley • News & Politics • 105 Comments • 7 Likes • 4 years ago
“"I was shocked, but my nervous laughter does not equate to approval of his actions," Rivest said. "It was an exertion of power over me, a woman —...”
Rivest said she wanted viewers to know that incidents like the one she experienced are "a violation and all-too-common occurrence." "Journalists in the field, especially women, again just trying to do their jobs, experience harassment like this all of the time, and it is not OK. If you want to...
New frontier in health fraud: Genetic tests of the elderly
Via: Loretta Mashkawide'e Kemsley • News & Politics • 1 Comments • 4 years ago
“He called genetic testing of the elderly “the next big frontier in federal healthcare fraud enforcement.” ”
The genetic-screening sales reps turn out at health fairs, houses of religion, parks and elder enclaves, offering seniors a chance to learn if they or their loved ones are at risk of developing cancer. All they need, the reps say, is a free cheek swab. In truth, U.S. federal investigators say,...
People Who Hear Voices in Their Head Can Also Pick Up on Hidden Speech
Via: Loretta Mashkawide'e Kemsley • Mental Health and Wellness • 97 Comments • 1 Like • 4 years ago • LOCKED
“The secret to both might lie in how our brains experience the world.”
Serial killer David Berkowitz, also known as the "Son of Sam," famously claimed that he heard voices in the form of a dog telling him to commit murder. But hearing voices isn't necessarily a sign of psychosis. In fact, according to the authors of a recent study published in the journal...
Shocking Video Shows What Happens To A Woman That Pretends To Be Buzzed
Via: Loretta Mashkawide'e Kemsley • History & Sociology • 11 Comments • 1 Like • 4 years ago
“Check out the shocking social experiment video for yourself”
A video that was posted online by rehab clinic Centro Europeo Neurosalus showed what would happen to a woman that is intoxicated in public. The video was filmed in Madrid at 5:30 pm, and the director said that what we’re about to see is something more than just a simple social experiment. It...
Football Star Pays For 53 Mammograms To Honor Mom Who Lost The Battle With Breast Cancer
Via: Loretta Mashkawide'e Kemsley • Health, Science & Technology • 1 Comments • 2 Likes • 4 years ago
“In honor of my Mom, Charlotte Radiology & I provided mammograms to 53 women in need because #MammogramsSavesLives”
DeAngelo Williams, Pittsburgh Steelers running back announced recently that his non-profit organization The DeAngelo Williams Foundation will cover the cost of 53 mammograms at hospitals in Charlotte, North Carolina, and Pittsburg to honor his late mom who lost her life due to breast cancer. He...
Overview of Intimate Partner Violence [aka domestic violence)
Via: Loretta Mashkawide'e Kemsley • Mental Health and Wellness • 35 Comments • 1 Like • 4 years ago
“Historically called "domestic violence," "intimate partner violence" describes physical, sexual, or psychological harm by a current or former...”
Violence by an intimate partner is linked to both immediate and long-term health, social, and economic consequences. Factors at all levels — individual, relationship, community, and societal — contribute to intimate partner violence. This type of violence can occur among heterosexual or...
Yoko Ono project seeks to chronicle 'harm done' to women worldwide
Via: Loretta Mashkawide'e Kemsley • News & Politics • 26 Comments • 4 years ago
“her "Arising" installation will "continue to grow and will be exhibited in many countries."”
Yoko Ono is renewing a call for submissions for a global project capturing the plight of women. The artist put out a new call Tuesday for "women of all ages, from all countries of the world" to send "a testament of harm done to you for being a woman." Along with the writings, Ono is asking...