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For Immediate Release: Community Activist Leadership to hold Press Conference/ Peace Vigil outside of the Mayor Rahm Emanuel's Office in Honor of Laquan McDonald

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(Press Conference-at City Hall  )

Activist still believe-To watch a 17-year-old young man die in such a violent manner is simply disturbing and they have absolutely no doubt that this video did rip open the hearts of all Chicagoans.” Many have argued the video alone is enough to determine that Van Dyke “acted inappropriately” when he fatally shot McDonald, though most who view it describe the footage as “graphic and violent” and “difficult to watch.” 275 more words

You Are NOT Alone

Is this illustration any of you? I know I’ve been there, thought that. In all reality though- we are all in this together. This crazy, beautiful, unknown life- TOGETHER. 270 more words

Writings From The Soul

A view from the ground

“There is a lot that happens around the world we cannot control. We cannot stop earthquakes, we cannot prevent droughts, and we cannot prevent all conflict, but when we know where the hungry, the homeless and the sick exist, then we can help.” – Jan Schakowsky. 849 more words

Life long learning; and ageing

These are the two major influences in my life at present and as time goes on they both get more urgent!

I have always been interested in education, not only personally but because I spent almost all of my life teaching, mainly in high schools but also University. 534 more words

Web of Life

I’m inviting contributions to another shared poem.

The Lewis Carroll biography has been a blast, all 600 pages of it! You certainly don’t need to share his religious beliefs to appreciate his generous, rational and inclusive philosophy of life. 420 more words


The knowledge explosion and how it affects us

Last night I went to a talk about how the digitised world is changing our lives, not just as individuals but more importantly how it is changing the world around us. 495 more words