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Gambian Mother Siabatou Sanneh Walks Paris Marathon with 40-lb. Water Container on Head to Bring Awareness to Need for Clean Drinking Water in Africa

In the middle of 54,000 runners at last week’s Paris Marathon, Siabatou Sanneh stood out. Carrying a 40-pound (20kg) water container on her head and wearing her race number 64173 on top of a multi-colored traditional dress, Siabatou wanted to make a statement. 831 more words


Six Baltimore Officers Suspended Over In-Custody Death

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BALTIMORE –  More than a week after Freddie Gray was arrested in Baltimore, and a day since he died, authorities are still scrambling to find out exactly what happened and why. 319 more words


Reparations Activists Ready for New Phase in Long Struggle

Rev. Jesse Jackson and Mirelle Fanon-Mendes-France, Frantz Fanon’s daughter, spoke at the National/International Reparations Conference last week in New York. Photo by Linn Washington, Jr. 217 more words


Community Wants Justice After Freddie Gray's Death

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Monday, there was a protest in the very community where Freddie Gray was arrested.

Marcus Washington has more on the emotion of the community and what people are demanding. 335 more words


The Awakening Grows, Italians Stage Impressive Anti-Geoengineering Protest

My first thought when I saw this was to send the video to people in California. If they want to end the drought, they need to go after the people who engineered it in the first place. 188 more words


Recent Wal-Mart Developments

The United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) International Union said it planned to seek an injunction from the National Labor Relations Board on Monday to get retailer Wal-Mart to rehire 2,200 employees at five recently closed stores, according to the St. 373 more words