The Week in Stories Around the Globe

 

Here Is The Powerful Letter The Stanford Victim Read Aloud To Her Attacker

 

Rapeculture

 

“A former Stanford swimmer who sexually assaulted an unconscious woman was sentenced to six months in jail because a longer sentence would have “a severe impact on him,” according to a judge. At his sentencing on Thursday, his victim read him a letter describing the “severe impact” the assault had on her.”

#RapeCulture #ViolenceAgainstWomen #Hope

Why Hillary Clinton Doesn’t Deserve the Black Vote

 

Slick Willy

 

From the crime bill to welfare reform, policies Bill Clinton enacted—and Hillary Clinton supported—decimated black America.”

‪#‎WhichHililary‬ ‪#‎NoBill‬ ‪#‎SlickWilly‬ ‪#‎NeverHilliary‬

The Ascent of Mammals

 

Rise of Mammals

 

“Scientists have long wondered when and how mammals came to be the dominant vertebrate creatures on the earth. But relevant fossils eluded them. A stream of finds over the past 15 years has helped document the rise of this group and clarify the role that the dinosaur extinction played in its ascent. The discoveries reveal that mammals got their start far earlier than experts had once imagined possible and that they evolved a number of specializations while the dinosaurs still ruled. The eventual demise of the dinosaurs allowed placental mammals in particular to flourish.”

#Evolution #ifuckinglovescience #Science

Two Champions: Muhammad
Ali and Gordon Parks

 

Ali

 

“All the other pictures I’ve seen of Ali have been in the fight, in the moment, in the ring,” Mr. Kunhardt said. “Someone said to me, this picture is like the Mona Lisa of Ali. It’s a portrait of Gordon’s Ali. It has Ali’s essence and spirit.”

#‎Champ‬ ‪#‎Warrior‬ ‪#‎Hero‬ ‪#‎Revolutionary‬ ‪#‎FreedomFighter‬ ‪#‎Legend‬ #Ramadhan2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

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