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7 Underappreciated Black Fashion Bloggers You Need to Know. By L.

7 Underappreciated Black Fashion Bloggers You Need to Know

Laura Burge of CosmicMedium.com Sometimes reading all about the new fashions and styles leads you to images that don’t fit your style. Chart: State Marriage License and Blood Test Requirements. Hip-Hop Sampling - Copyright Criminals. Demographic analysis for "seriously" Every President’s Executive Orders In One Chart. President Obama is due to announce an executive action Thursday, one that will change the legal status of millions of immigrants and is likely to be remembered as a major effort to change the country’s immigration system.

Every President’s Executive Orders In One Chart

The action would reportedly allow up to 4 million undocumented immigrants legal work status, and an additional 1 million protection from deportation. 27 Badass Images Of Women Winning And Exercising The Right To Vote. In 1921, Missouri voters passed a ballot measure amending the state constitution to allow women to hold political office.

27 Badass Images Of Women Winning And Exercising The Right To Vote

This was also the first election after the passage of the 19th Amendment, granting all U.S. women the right to vote. The ability of women's votes to affect women's lives revealed itself instantly, and it's as pressing as ever in 2014. Women's reproductive rights are being threatened in three states with anti-abortion constitutional amendments on the ballot. The 2014 midterm elections will determine how policymakers approach social programs and the minimum wage, both of which stand to impact many more women than men. Women determined the outcome of the 2012 election, but new voting restrictions in 22 states could disproportionally impact women.

Nobody called Susan B. In that spirit, here are 27 images of women voting throughout history. Liz Obert: Dualities looks at the hidden and visible worlds of people living with mental illness (PHOTOS). The Literary United States: A Map of the Best Book for Every State. Two weeks ago, we published a literary map of Brooklyn, highlighting the books we felt best represented the neighborhoods in which they were set.

The Literary United States: A Map of the Best Book for Every State

Everytown for Gun Safety - School Shootings in America Since Sandy Hook. Since the December 2012 shooting in Newtown, CT, there have been at least 74 school shootings in America.

Everytown for Gun Safety - School Shootings in America Since Sandy Hook

How many more before our leaders pass common-sense laws to prevent gun violence and save lives? Communities all over the country live in fear of gun violence. That’s unacceptable. We should feel secure in sending our children to school — comforted by the knowledge that they’re safe. Click here to read the full report. Whiteness Project. GUYS READ. The Front Lines of Ferguson « I don’t know what made me buy a plane ticket to St.

The Front Lines of Ferguson «

Louis at 1:15 a.m. on Tuesday. Maybe it was remembering that feeling of helplessness and guilt after learning of the Trayvon Martin verdict while embarking on a carefree cross-country road trip. Maybe it was Eric Garner, who died only weeks ago in New York, after a police officer wrestled him to the ground and choked him. Maybe it was going to the south side of Chicago last month, stepping into Trinity United Church of Christ, made famous by the union of Barack Obama and now–pastor emeritus Jeremiah Wright in 2008. M.colorlines.com/archives/2014/08/artists_on_ferguson.html. Brioxy. Google Maps Mania. QR Code Generator: QR Stuff Free Online QR Code Creator And Encoder For T-Shirts, Business Cards & Stickers. Macbeth. Myrrhdomingo.com. These 4 Sisters Were Photographed Every Year For 36 Years.

The year was 1975 when world-renowned Nicolas Nixon, a professor of photography at the Massachusetts College of Art originally photographed his wife Bebe and her 3 sisters.

These 4 Sisters Were Photographed Every Year For 36 Years

They were so impressed with the result, they collectively decided to make it a yearly event, the annual family photo. 36 years later, the sisters and Nicolas had all kept their promise, resulting in 36 beautiful and candid photographs. Despite the years changing, the four sisters Heather, Mimi, Bebe and Laurie always remained in their same positions from that original photograph back in 1975. Whilst the fashion, haircuts and indeed their lives & personalities continue to evolve and change over the years, one thing that is incredibly evident is just how much of a loving bond there is between the four of them. You can find them in the archives of New York’s Museum of Modern art and on display at the wonderful Fraenkel Gallery in San Francisco.

Via: Fraenkel Gallery. The Burning House. Mind mapping. Economy Cartoons. Political Cartoons. Periodic Table of Storytelling. Organize your resources in an online binder - LiveBinders. Museum Box Homepage.

Make Your Images Interactive - ThingLink. Frameworks for Thinking. The 4Cs - Consumption, Creation, Curation, Connection This framework guides our thinking, particularly with iPads and mobile devices.

Frameworks for Thinking

It allows us to focus on WHAT we are asking our students to do with the technology. Consume: Teachers and students use effective strategies to gather relevant information and building blocks needed to demonstrate their learning. They read digital content, watch videos, listen to audio recordings, conduct research, annotate images or text, and take notes. The Largest Vocabulary in Hip hop. Choose a License. My First Year. Blue Paper Lanterns: Closet inventory. A few months ago, AJ from over at AJ Wears Clothes (possibly one of my favorite bloggers, go check her out!)

Blue Paper Lanterns: Closet inventory