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TSA Agents Say They’re Not Discriminating Against Black Women, But Their Body Scanners Might Be

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*Dorian Wanzer travels frequently for work. And almost every time she steps out of an airport body scanner, security screeners pull her aside and run their fingers through her hair. It’s called a hair pat-down.

“It happens with my natural Afro, when I have braids or two-strand twists. Regardless,” said Wanzer, who lives in Washington, D.C. “At this point in my life I have come to expect it, but that doesn’t make it any less invasive and frustrating.”

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Horror Happening to African Migrants in Libya & Italy: Boys Forced to Rape Sisters; Men’s Penises Cut Off & More!

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*Lord have mercy! According to a report from the Women’s Refugee Center (WRC), what’s happening to African migrants is absolutely INHUMANE and HORRIBLE and needs looked into immediately. 

“Our findings are deeply disturbing,” said Dr. Sarah Chynoweth, sexual violence project director and consultant to WRC, who led the research. “Sexual violence against female and male refugees and migrants appears to be widespread along the migration route, particularly in Libya.”

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Super Scary Video Shows Viking Sky Cruise Ship Tilting at Sea Causing Chaos – WATCH!

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*Things got real wild and crazy, not to mention, downright frightening on a cruise ship off the coast of Norway over the weekend. 

Videos and photos from freaked out passengers show the Viking Sky cruise ship tilting nearly 45 degrees in choppy waters, sending excursionists and furniture sliding across rooms and tiles falling from the ceiling.

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Chase Bank: J.P.Morgan Reverses Course; Will Now Reach Out to Poor Neighborhoods

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Chase Bank in Manhattan, New York, United States of America (deposit photos)

*(Via Culture Banx) – For years the biggest U.S. bank J.P.Morgan (JPM +1.15%) has exemplified the industry trend of cutting back their branches in less affluent areas, now it’s taking a new approach to increase deposits in these communities.

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WATCH: Australian Senator Gets Egged by Teen After Blaming New Zealand Muslims for Massacre

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*An Australian Senator named Fraser Fanning literally found himself with egg on his face. 

It happened when  a teen who was videoing him launched the egg right after he ridiculously blamed  the Muslims in New Zealand for the attack in Christchurch killed 49 worshipers.

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HIV is Still A Major Problem in the South – Why is That?

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*(Via The Conversation) – Increased funding, targeted prevention efforts and better treatment have helped to slow down the HIV epidemic in the United States. The number of new HIV-positive cases has decreased significantly, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), with the number of new HIV diagnoses declining by 19 percent from 2005 to 2014.

This is not the case in many parts of the country, however. As AIDS and public health researchers, we are among those who are alarmed by areas in the southern United States where the numbers of cases have not declined and even more by the areas in which increases have occurred.

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Aurora Gunman (Gary Martin) Likely Knew He was Being Fired – VIDEO

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Gary Martin – mugshot

*(Via ABC2) – The man who gunned down five co-workers and wounded a sixth at a suburban Chicago manufacturing warehouse before shooting and wounding five police officers brought his gun to a meeting in which he was going to be fired, authorities said Saturday.

Because Gary Martin brought his gun to Friday’s meeting at the sprawling Henry Pratt Co. warehouse in Aurora, he likely knew he might be about to lose the job he had held for 15 years, police Chief Kristen Ziman said at a news conference.

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California Governor Newsom Names Dr. Nadine Burke Harris as State’s First Surgeon General

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Dr. Nadine Burke Harris

California’s new governor, Gavin Newsom has named Dr. Nadine Burke Harris as the state’s first-ever Surgeon General.

As a pediatrician, entrepreneur and nonprofit CEO, Dr. Burke Harris has dedicated her professional career to understanding the link between adverse childhood experiences and toxic stress in children, and the effect both have on future health outcomes.

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