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History Beheaded: Destruction of Humanity’s Legacy…ISIS At It Again

ISIS is at it again with the videos.  On Thursday, February 26th, they videotaped the destruction of priceless ancient artifacts dating back thousands of years in Mosul and the Nergal Gate Museums in Iraq (see video above).  [youtube]http://youtu.be/JEYX_CbwAD8[/youtube] Mosul Museum was one of the largest museums in Iraq. Both museums held irreplaceable historical treasures. I guess we should be glad that we are not viewing another beheading. However, while this may not be the death of a human being, it is horrible injustice against Iraq, its people and the world. The relics held in these museums included pieces dating...

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Rapper Talib Kweli and other Activists Raised Over $100,000 For Ferguson

        Although mainstream media has long since taken their lenses off Ferguson, Missouri, rapper and activist Talib Kweli and his Action Support Committee have remained steadfast in their efforts to support the local protesters.  Kweli established The Action Support Committee in response to the grand jury decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson for the killing of Michael Brown.  Reminiscent of the NAACP civil rights lawyers that came to the aid of students and protesters during the 1956 Montgomery Bus Boycotts, this group which consist of artists, organizers and activists came together to create and administer grants...

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More Emojis Choices! African Company Beats Apple To The Punch!

It all started in 2012, when Miley Cyrus sent out a tweet calling out Apple for the lack of cultural diversity in emoji choices. >RT if you think there needs to be an #emojiethnicityupdate — Miley Ray Cyrus (@MileyCyrus) December 19, 2012 Last month “Baby Daddy” star, Tahj Mowry started the conversation again when he sent out the following tweet expressing his dissatisfaction with the lack of racial diversity in Apple’s emojis. It makes me mad that there are no black emojis… — Tahj Mowry (@Tahj_Mowry) March 16, 2014 Inspired, MTV Act Blogger, Joey Parker reached out to Apple’s...

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