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Why these couples are leaving NYC to live on cruise ships. A Canadian Writer Defended Cultural Appropriation and All Hell Broke Loose. Mark Spowart / DreamstimeCultural appropriation is apparently just as much of a hot button issue in Canada as it is the United States and Great Britain: a Canadian editor recently quit his job after his essay calling for a "cultural appropriation prize" outraged some readers and indigenous activists.

A Canadian Writer Defended Cultural Appropriation and All Hell Broke Loose

No, this isn't really a story about censorship. ‘Appropriation’ is how culture works. In July 1954, a 19-year-old Memphis truck driver recorded at Sun Studio the song “That’s All Right.”

‘Appropriation’ is how culture works

When a local disc jockey promised to play it, the truck driver tuned his parents’ radio to the station and went to a movie. His mother pulled him from the theater because the DJ was playing the record repeatedly and wanted to interview the singer immediately. The DJ asked where the singer had gone to high school. Do black lives matter to Black Lives Matter? - The Panther Online. Alec Harrington, sophomore political science major Guest column by Alec Harrington, sophomore political science major To answer this question, take a step back and truly look at what is and is not being protested.

Do black lives matter to Black Lives Matter? - The Panther Online

The vast majority of Black Lives Matter protests happen when a black person is killed by a police officer, justified or not. If they truly did care about black lives, they would be working with police and not ignoring the real threat to black lives. The real threat to black lives is other black people. Black Lives Matter is a movement that prides itself on provoking violence, nothing like Martin Luther King Jr.’s nonviolent civil rights movement.

George Stinney, the black teen executed by electric chair in the US. In modern times, racial inequality is only a topic for essays and debates.

George Stinney, the black teen executed by electric chair in the US

But it was not long ago that people killed others and meted out inhuman punishments just because one race was thought to be better than another. One of the most atrocious cases of injustice due to racial difference in the 20th century is George Stinney’s case. In 1944, George Stinney, a 14-year-old African American boy, was accused of murdering two white girls and convicted within 10 minutes by an all-white jury. The Mystery of Personal Identity: What Makes You and Your Childhood Self the Same Person Despite a Lifetime of Change. Philosophers and New Age sages have long insisted that the self is a spiritual crutch — from Alan Watts’s teachings on how our ego keeps us separate from the universe to Jack Kerouac’s passionate renunciation of the Self Illusion to Sam Harris’s contemporary case for self-transcendence.

The Mystery of Personal Identity: What Makes You and Your Childhood Self the Same Person Despite a Lifetime of Change

Modern psychologists have gone a step further to assert that the self is a socially constructed illusion. Whatever the case, one thing is certain and easily verifiable via personal hindsight — our present selves are unrecognizably different from our past selves and woefully flawed at making our future selves happy. Police Looking For Person Of Interest In Woman’s Death Aunt Speaks Out. BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore City Police looking for the person who killed a young mother, then dumped her body in a southwest Baltimore park.

Police Looking For Person Of Interest In Woman’s Death Aunt Speaks Out

Google is recording your voice: How to listen to (and delete) the files. You probably already figured that Google keeps track of your web searches, but did you know that the Internet giant may be storing recordings of your voice?

Google is recording your voice: How to listen to (and delete) the files

We recently discovered these audio files on the My Activity page, which is available at myactivity.google.com. Read more: Have you Googled yourself lately? Here’s why you should When you get to the My Activity page, you'll see a timeline of activity across Google products, including websites you've searched and visited, as well as images and videos you've viewed. Tucker Carlson vs. Michael Eric Dyson: White Privilege Is Collective Guilt; How Does Unemployed White Man Have Privilege? Tucker Carlson talks to author and commenter Michael Eric Dyson about white privilege in an interview on his FOX News Channel show on Thursday night.

Tucker Carlson vs. Michael Eric Dyson: White Privilege Is Collective Guilt; How Does Unemployed White Man Have Privilege?

Carlson said he does not believe in collective guilt and noted that Dyson and himself live in an upper-class neighborhood. TUCKER CARLSON: What I don't believe in is collective guilt. How This SAHM and Her Family Live Richly on $36K/Year. Here at The Penny Hoarder, we do our best to both inform and inspire our readers.

How This SAHM and Her Family Live Richly on $36K/Year

But oftentimes, it’s you who inspire us. Black Waitress Who Joined Women's March Stunned By White Trump Supporters' Incredibly Generous Tip. Three white men from West Texas who were ostensibly in Washington D.C. to attend Donald Trump’s inaugural stunned a friendly black waitress by leaving her a $450 tip on their $72.60 bill, as well as a beautiful note lauding her for her smile and kindness.

Black Waitress Who Joined Women's March Stunned By White Trump Supporters' Incredibly Generous Tip

On Monday, Rosalynd Harris, a waitress at the restaurant Busboys and Poets who had joined in the Women’s March on Saturday, waited on a table of the three white men mid-morning. As The Washington Post reported, “They chatted warmly. They told her they were from West Texas. One was a dentist and complimented her on her smile. They were jovial and fun. The men left her the gigantic tip, which was nearly 625% of the bill. The Mysterious Virus That Could Cause Obesity. Randy is 62 years old and stands tall at six foot one. He grew up on a farm in Glasford, Illinois, in the 1950s. Randy was raised with the strong discipline of a farming family. From the time he was five, he would get out of bed at dawn, and before breakfast he’d put on his boots and jeans to milk cows, lift hay, and clean the chicken coops. Popular Gay, African-American YouTuber Sky Williams Tangles With Black Lives Matter. The battle between supporters of Black Lives Matter and those who criticize the movement has reached a tipping point as a popular black YouTuber has been singled out for harassment and vilified for not being the right kind of black.

Sky Williams catapulted into the limelight on social media last week when his savaging of MTV News’ much-maligned “New Years Resolutions for White Guys” video went viral, with tens of thousands more likes and retweets on Twitter. Social justice warriors and progressive supporters of the Black Lives Matter movement were quick to attack Williams. Exhausted Dad’s Baby Climbs Onto Stranger’s Chest On Plane, Then She Opens Her Arms To Hold Him. Being the parent of a newborn is no picnic. You need to consistently keep an eye on the baby, as you never know where they will crawl to or what they will put in their mouths.

But it’s perhaps the child’s sleeping hours that can cause you the most stress on a daily basis. Your baby doesn’t care about your sleeping habits — they will have no problem waking you up in the middle of the night or being the most active when all you want to do is go home and fall asleep. This is what happens to your brain when you give up sugar. Anyone who knows me also knows that I have a huge sweet tooth. I always have. My friend and fellow graduate student Andrew is equally afflicted, and living in Hershey, Pennsylvania – the “Chocolate Capital of the World” – doesn’t help either of us. The Deep Mysteries of the World’s Deepest Lake. In the southern part of the Russian region of remote, frigid and untamed cold known as Siberia lies a lake unlike any other on Earth.

Facebook lurking makes you miserable, says study. 65 Million Americans Should Threaten to Not Pay Taxes. 65 Million Americans Should Threaten to Not Pay Taxes. Blogs. Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, chief ISIS leader ISIS has shocked the world with horrific acts of brutality so inhumane and “unIslamic” that even Al-Qaeda has disavowed all links with them. Last September, more than 120 prominent Muslim leaders and scholars of Islamic law from around the world sent a letter to Al-Baghdadi, chief leader of ISIS, in which they condemned many ISIS teachings and practices as “forbidden in Islam”. The letter, signed by Egypt’s Grand Mufti Sheikh Shawqi Allam (the highest official of Islamic law among Sunni Muslims in Egypt, the most populous country of the Middle East) refers to the “Islamic State” in quotation marks only.

Egypt’s Grand Mufti told CNN in February that “everything ISIS does is far away from Islam. What it is doing is a crime by all means.” 15 Dark Comics By Gypsie Raleigh That’ll Make You Think. Horrific flesh-eating bacteria that killed man in four days expected to rise. “It’s like something out of a horror movie,” Marcia Funk told the Daily Times of Salisbury, Maryland last week. Olga Hepnarová: The Truck-Driving Mass Murderess. Olga Hepnarová: The Truck-Driving Mass Murderess. Millennials Are Useless, Says New Study.

Former Refugee Ilhan Omar Makes History By Becoming First Somali-American Legislator : Goats and Soda. The Syrian Civil War: 45 Haunting Photographs. In 2011, nationwide protests calling for expanded political freedoms and the subsequent military response to these protests sparked the Syrian Civil War, which has dragged on for four and a half years. The conflict, which initially pitted anti-government forces against those loyal to President Bashar al-Assad, has since escalated into a region-wide battlefield ensnaring combatants from across the globe. Shannon Arnold: Why I've aligned my privileged white ass with #feesmustfall - BizNews.com. Professor: 'Canoes Reek Of Genocide & White Privilege' - MILO.

Stolen Artifacts! Drunk Teens! And More True Tales of Florida's First State Archaeologist. Ex-Black Panther Blasts Black Lives Matter Movement. Private Charity is Building an Entire Neighborhood of Tiny Homes for the Homeless to Rent to Own. White Privilege Theory: The Poison-Pill. What We Loved This Week, Oct. 16 - 22. Three Big Mistakes Leaders Make When Managing Millennials. Aberfan: The mistake that cost a village its children. "To Be White Is To Be Racist, Period," High School Teacher Tells His Class. How to Erase Yourself from the Internet: A Step by Step Guide. Uk.businessinsider.

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Black SJW complains to Washington Post about “white privilege” after neighbour asks him not to be loud at night. A return to '90s carnage in Baltimore. I never worry I’ll be shot in Chicago. After all, I’m white. Nyaope: Harrowing Photos And Tales Of South Africa's New Poison. Yourlife matters2me. ‘Black Privilege’ Is Nothing More Than a Figment of the White Imagination. Marijuana Arrests Outnumbered Violent Crime Arrests in 2015. This Cruise Ship Was Found At The Bottom Of The Ocean, And The Story Behind It Is Haunting... 6 Ways The Quran Has A Lot In Common With The Bible. Microsoft will 'solve' cancer within 10 years by 'reprogramming' diseased cells. Uk.businessinsider. New Scandal: Hillary Caught Paying Off FBI Director? - Liberty News Now. Earth Just Passed the Point of No Return for Carbon Dioxide. Pentagon paid PR firm $540mn to make fake terrorist videos — RT America.

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The Doomed Mouse Utopia That Inspired the 'Rats of NIMH' 12 Things To Never Say To A Musician. Why Bill Gates Would Raise Backyard Chickens If He Was Poor. That Lyft Driver Showed Us How Every Businesses Should Respond to SJW Bullies. Under Armour to Bring 1K Jobs to Sparrows Point - Dundalk, MD Patch. 5 U.S. Serial Killers Who Were Never Caught. Shard economy: Millennials have no problem with strangers sleeping on their couch - Aug. 27, 2016. Snowden Calls for Whistleblower Shield After Claims by New Pentagon Source. Missing:  FBI files linking Hillary Clinton to the 'suicide' of White House counsel Vince Foster have vanished from the National Archives. Black lies matter. 11 things millennials ruined. How to Start a Blog (Easy Free Beginner's Guide for 2016) - The Blog Starter. Why Millennials Aren't Buying Houses. Inmates Made Thousands Of Unsafe Helmets For U.S. Troops.

Baton Rouge Native: Devastated Lives Don't Matter To The Black Lives Matter Crowd. When Martin Shkreli Calls A Pharma Company Out, You Know It Screwed Up [Update] Martin Shkreli Just Got Fired From His Other Job as CEO. Martin Shkreli Just Got Fired From His Other Job as CEO. When Martin Shkreli Calls A Pharma Company Out, You Know It Screwed Up [Update]