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EUROPEAN MIGRATION...

EUROPEAN MIGRATION... | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it

EARLY DAYS OF U.S.

1% European American & 98% Indigenous Native American.

 

TODAY

72% European American & 1% Indigenous Native American

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Official: Charges coming in Trayvon Martin death

Official: Charges coming in Trayvon Martin death | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watch volunteer who fatally shot unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin in Florida, will be charged in the 17-year-old's death, a law enforcement official said Wednesday.

 

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Trayvon Martin, a victim in the NRA's culture war

Trayvon Martin, a victim in the NRA's culture war | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
When Florida passed the US' first 'Kill at Will' law in 2005, it was a solution in search of a problem.
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Now Zimmerman is trying to CAPITALIZE off of the MURDER of Trayvon Martin

Now Zimmerman is trying to CAPITALIZE off of the MURDER of Trayvon Martin | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
George Zimmerman, at the center of a firestorm over his shooting of an unarmed Florida teen, has launched a website to raise money.
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Being a bystander is being part of the problem ...

“If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor."

 

-Desmond Tutu

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Dozens attend vigil for father, daughter killed by teen driver

Dozens attend vigil for father, daughter killed by teen driver | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it

Should 17 year olds be allowed to drive?

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Thomas Sowell | Favorite Quotations

We shall not grow wiser before we learn that much that we have done was very foolish.

-- F. A. Hayek 7

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Fears of race-hate serial killer on the loose as three African-Americans randomly shot dead and two others gunned down

Fears of race-hate serial killer on the loose as three African-Americans randomly shot dead and two others gunned down | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
The victims, all found within a three-mile radius in North Tulsa, were all shot as they were out walking and are not thought to have known each other. The suspect is a white man driving a pick-up truck.

 

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NAACP calls emergency meeting in wake of north Tulsa shooting spr

NAACP calls emergency meeting in wake of north Tulsa shooting spr | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it

"police are looking for a white man in connection with the shootings of five black people"

 

"word on the street is that this person would drive up to people walking, ask for directions, and when they would turn away, walk away, begin firing. That's truly a concern, and anybody would be (ill) at ease if you knew this was going on."

 

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Don’t give racism a platform!

"If your ‘enemy’ starts to look too human, then you must dehumanise them, you must destroy any semblence of respectability that they have. Call them liars, call them haters, even if they are preaching love and tolerance."

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DOJ Breaks Off Negotiations With Defiant Sheriff Joe Arpaio

DOJ Breaks Off Negotiations With Defiant Sheriff Joe Arpaio | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
(Ross D. Franklin/AP) The Justice Department has cut off negotiations with Sheriff Joe Arpaio and officials with the Maricopa County, Ariz., Sheriff’s Office in its effort to install an independent monitor to rein in the unconstitutional tactics...
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5 ex-cops sentenced in Katrina killings case

Five former New Orleans police officers were sentenced Wednesday to prison terms ranging from six to 65 years for their roles in deadly shootings of unarmed residents on a bridge after Hurricane Katrina.
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ONE | Thrive: Food. Future. Farming. Plant a Seed of Change in the G8

ONE | Thrive: Food. Future. Farming. Plant a Seed of Change in the G8 | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
1 billion people will go to bed hungry or malnourished tonight. It's time to put an end to this. Join me.
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George Zimmerman charged, hearing expected Thursday - CNN.com

George Zimmerman charged, hearing expected Thursday - CNN.com | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
George Zimmerman is in custody, charged with second-degree murder in the death of Trayvon Martin, a special prosecutor said Wednesday.
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Take the Money and Run for Office | This American Life

Take the Money and Run for Office | This American Life | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it

Dr. Cornel West describes the U.S. as a plutocracy and oligarchy, if you were not sure before, this episide will make it crystal clear. 

 

"For anyone who has ever heard the term "Washington insider" and felt outside — we are with you. So this week, we go inside the rooms where the deals get made, to the actual moment that the checks change hands — and we ask the people writing and receiving the checks what, exactly, is the money buying?"

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Prosecutors will weigh hate charges in Tulsa shootings - CNN.com

Prosecutors will weigh hate charges in Tulsa shootings - CNN.com | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
Prosecutors will consider hate crime charges against two men accused of shooting five African-Americans early Friday in Oklahoma.
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On the sideline with my good intentions…

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"In a situation of discrimination or inequality there are four roles that you can play. You can be the target, you can be the perpetrator, you can be a bystander or you can be a leader.


Privilege often times helps us find our way into the wrong role."

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Women in the World 2012: Hillary Clinton: Women Need to Be Able to Choose

Why do extremists—in every country—want to control women? The Secretary of State said that even the U.S. ought to live its own values because "America needs ...
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The Dirty Truth About Welfare | Signed Shona

The Dirty Truth About Welfare | Signed Shona | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
A blog post about how anti-welfare sentiments are shameful and unpatriotic...

 

What is the magical income level that allots for having children? Estimates put raising a child from birth to age 18 at $226,920. That's $12,207 per year to be spent just on childcare & expenses.

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Bring Justice Home for Jose Gutierrez

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"March 30th, marked one year since José Gutiérrez, a long time resident of Los Angeles
and father of three U.S. Citizen children, was shot with tasers by Border Patrol
agents near the San Luis Port of Entry in Arizona, leaving him in a comatose state for
several weeks."

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SERIAL KILLER on the loose in North Tulsa - Suspect is White Male

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SERIAL KILLER on the loose in North Tulsa - Suspect is White Male

 

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Smiley & West: Sinéad O’Connor

Smiley & West: Sinéad O’Connor | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
From across the pond, Irish singer-songwriter Sinéad O’Connor helps Smiley & West celebrate St. Patrick’s Day.
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Santa Monica College Campus Police Pepper-Sprayed This Tiny Child Last Night

Santa Monica College Campus Police Pepper-Sprayed This Tiny Child Last Night | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
It wasn't just students protesting tuition hikes who were blasted with pepper spray by campus police at Santa Monica College yesterday. This child—apparently a 4-year-old girl—was also hit.
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