Ending Institutional Racism

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My thesis is this: there is nothing more important to the future of our nation than ending racism, particularly institutional racism. This has become a desperate matter of survival for far too many people when it comes to the issue of police killings. These tragedies happen disproportionately to minorities largely because of racism.

Yet the problem goes far beyond that. There is not a single issue in this nation which does not ultimately become polarized and frozen by race. Much of the resistance to government intervention and assistance comes down to a belief that “They” are getting the benefits – the mysterious “other” that is easily blamed for everything. It prevents us from having a useful discussion about “Us”, a free and united people ready to tackle the changes of our world bravely and directly.

But let’s stay with police killings for a moment. Let’s talk about how we get…

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Ten Reasons Why I’m Wrong To Be Happy

I Ruin Joy

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1. You aren’t happy, so no one else should be either
2. You see someone’s happiness and it makes you sick
3. You are just a bitch
4. No one has ever been nice to you before
5. You have ugly hair
6. Your mom didn’t cuddle you when you were a baby
7. You didn’t switch to Geico
8. You overpaid for a Tickle Me Elmo
9. You are jealous of my ass
10. You didn’t win Grand Supreme Little Darling

Do me a favor. If you see someone happy, leave them alone.

PS if you are wondering what I’m talking about, please see the comments on my About Me page.

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W Train to Return November 7

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The W train will be returning Monday, November 7, running from Astoria to Whitehall in Lower Manhattan.
The W, which was discontinued in 2010, is being brought back in advance of the Q train being rerouted once the Second Avenue Subway opens.

The MTA still is aiming to open three new stations at 72nd, 86th and 96th streets by the end of the year.

The return of the W comes as the MTA continues moving toward final testing of the Second Avenue Subway. Testing of the third rail has begun on the north and southbound tracks of the new line.

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Top 5 Apps for Baby Sleep

Apps Reviewed

5.Baby Sleep sounds FREE

The App simply plays the sound of washing machine, hair dryer, vaccum cleaner, rain,ocean waves,forest,birds,plane interior, heartbeat,car interior, train interior. The sounds are little loud for a baby.

4.Baby Dream box Sleeping Sound

The App has simplified the sounds by categorizing the sounds into different categories Household sounds(shower,vacuum cleaner etc.),nature sounds and Travelling sound,lullabies,colored noise. There’s also an option of recording your own sound. The free version has a welcome screen which unlocks after 4 seconds.

3.White Noise Baby Sleep Sounds

The App also has all the sounds and the sound quality is little better than other Apps.

2.Baby Sleep Lullaby


The App has beautiful lullabies and it’s very soothing. You can choose the music,time,set volume and it is very simple to use. The quality of music is good.

1.Baby Sleep Instant

The App takes in consideration that babies are used to hearing the sounds in…

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