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President Obama holds the 2014 Year-End Press Briefing

 

 

Raw: President Obama, Family Depart for Hawaii

 

 

Obama: No Lame Duck

 

 

West Wing Week: 12/19/14 or, “Todos Somos Americanos”

 

 

St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Bob McCulloch Breaks Silence

 

 

Assata Shakur: What Does New U.S.-Cuba Pact Mean for Exiled Black Panther Wanted in New Jersey?

 

 

 

 

Hollywood Cancels Another Film After North Korea Threats

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

President Obama Creates the Task Force on 21st Century Policing

 

 

Trust between law enforcement agencies and the people they protect and serve is essential to the stability of our communities, the integrity of our criminal justice system, and the safe and effective delivery of policing services.

 

In light of the recent events in Ferguson, Staten Island, Cleveland, and around the country, the Administration announced new steps to strengthen the relationships between local police and the communities they are supposed to protect and serve. One of the primary actions was the creation of a task force to improve community policing.

 

This afternoon, President Obama signed an Executive Order to create the Task Force on 21st Century Policing, and announced the members of the new task force.

 

 

Watch: The President’s Science Advisor Answers Your Questions About Climate Change

 

Last month, Dr. John Holdren — the President’s science advisor — invited the public to ask him anything about climate change on social media using the hashtag #AskDrH.

 

Since then, he’s gotten a lot of questions. Brandon, a seventh-grader, wanted to know if climate change will affect him during his lifetime. A number of people asked whether climate change is driving extreme events, like the heavy snowfall we’ve seen recently in Buffalo, New York. Some people wanted to know what Dr. Holdren is doing to prevent climate change himself.

And Dr. H answered. In a video series we’re releasing today, Dr. Holdren answers some of the questions you asked about our climate, and explains some of the science behind how our planet is changing.

 

 

 

Statements and Releases

Statement by the President on Executive Order “Blocking Property of Certain Persons and Prohibiting Certain Transactions with Respect to the Crimea Region of Ukraine”

 

President Obama Announces Presidential Delegation to the Federative Republic of Brazil to Attend the Inauguration of Her Excellency Dilma Rousseff

 

Statement by the Vice President on the Selection of Avril Haines as Deputy National Security Advisor

 

Statement by National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice on the Selection of Avril Haines as Deputy National Security Advisor

 

Fact Sheet: Task Force on 21st Century Policing

 

 

Speeches and Remarks

Statement by the President on Cuba Policy Changes

 

 

President Obama is Taking Action on Immigration

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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I have such fun on social media, well I should say Twitter cause I don’t visit FaceBook much, way too many dumbasses hang out there. I have so many great followers on Twitter, and I follow so many great people as well. I also have a lot of dumbasses who attempt to interact with me on Twitter, and thats where the fun comes in. See, I’m the type of Man who could give a fuck about what others think of me, “I’ll be too busy looking good to notice.” Thats a line from Bruce Lee’s film “Enter The Dragon” spoken by legendary martial artist and actor Jim Kelly (RIP).

 

There are dumbasses on Twitter who hate me because I AM Me. That bothers less intelligent self loathing idiots who hate themselves even more than they hate me….cause I’m not weak, as they are. I find it amusing to read tweets all about me on Twitter accounts, where I am the entire focus of a thread…ALL about ME. Instead of taking care of their business or championing a cause, they spend hours spewing gossip on @MrMilitantNegro. Thats the ultimate mind control. When someone can’t stop stalking you or obsessing over what you do on Twitter. Copying your style. Mirroring your swag. Pretending to be You.

 

Gives you more power than you should legally have. You know who you are. I know who you are as well. I know all about you. Where you are. Where you work and where you play. Social media is a wonderful thing. Let the games begin.

 

President Obama Only Calls on Women During his Final Press Conference

 

 

Camels: It’s What You Do – GEICO

 

 

FOX NEWS HOSTS RUTHLESSLY ATTACK ELIZABETH WARREN – VIDEO

 

 

One More Time…in case you missed this lunacy…..

 

Ferguson Prosecutor Admits His Handling of the Grand Jury in the Darren Wilson Case Was Not Normal

 

Oh Yeah, I almost forgot. You haters/stalkers…you’d have much more success pissing through the eye of a number 6 sewing needle than changing who I am, controlling what I do or bothering me by spending a rather unhealthy amount of time obsessing on and over me. Merry Holidays to you all.

 

 

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President Obama Speaks at a Hanukkah Reception

 

 

Mumia Abu Jamal Why We Can’t Breathe

 

 

Was Key Grand Jury Witness in Michael Brown Case a Racist, Mentally Ill, Lying Ex-Felon?

 

 

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Charting a New Course on Cuba

President Obama just announced historic steps to chart a new course in our relations with Cuba, and to further engage and empower the Cuban people.

 

Castro thanks Obama, Pope in address

 

 

Lawmakers Praise Obama Move on Cuba Relations

 

 

Report: Cuba releases imprisoned American

 

 

President Obama Delivers a Statement on Cuba

 

 

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Will Cuba extradite Assata Shakur to the US?

 

From The Grio &  

What’s next for Assata Shakur? With Havana’s humanitarian release of American Alan Gross—A USAID worker who had been imprisoned in Cuba for five years on accusations of espionage—President Obama announced a resumption in relations between the two countries after 53 years.

 

“Neither the American nor the Cuban people are well-served by a rigid policy that’s rooted in events that took place before most of us were born,” Obama said Wednesday in his White House speech. “It’s time for a new approach.”

 

In exchange for the Gross’s release, the U.S. released the three remaining members of the “Cuban Five,” Cuban citizens who were convicted of spying in Miami in 2001.  Cuba also released 53 political prisoners, and a valuable U.S. spy who is a Cuban native.

 

The news from the president was dramatic and a game changer, thanks in part to an assist from Pope Francis, the first Latin American pope.  But now that U.S.-Cuba relations have thawed, with a road to normalization and a U.S. embassy in Havana at some point in the near future, what does that mean for Assata Shakur?  Will she be extradited to the U.S. and forced back to prison?

 

Assata Shakur, 67, also known as JoAnne Chesimard, was a member of the Black Panther Party and the Black Liberation Army.  She became a member of the Black Power movement, at a time when many activists were galvanized following the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King.

 

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In 1973, Shakur was arrested during a traffic stop on the New Jersey Turnpike.  A shootout left Assata injured with multiple wounds, the driver, Zayd Shakur, dead, and a state trooper dead.  In 1977, after numerous trials, she was convicted of first degree murder of the officer.  And in 1979, Shakur escaped and fled to Cuba, where Fidel Castro granted her asylum.

 

“Assata was falsely charged on numerous occasions in the United States during the early 1970s and vilified by the media,” said scholar and activist Angela Davis in a recent commentary in The Guardian.  Davis added Shakur “was charged with armed robbery, bank robbery, kidnap, murder, and attempted murder of a policeman. Although she faced 10 separate legal proceedings, and had already been pronounced guilty by the media, all except one of these trials – the case resulting from her capture – concluded in acquittal, hung jury, or dismissal.”

 

“Under highly questionable circumstances, she was finally convicted of being an accomplice to the murder of a New Jersey state trooper,” she added.

 

According to the National Lawyers Guild, who represented Shakur in her final trial, the proceedings were plagued with constitutional violations, including an all-white jury of 15 people, including five jurors who had personal connections to state troopers.  A state Assemblyman spoke to jurors while they were sequestered, urging them to convict.

 

“The judge cut funding for additional expert defense testimony after medical testimony demonstrated that Ms. Shakur—who had no gunpowder residues on her fingers, and whose fingerprints were not found on any weapon at the crime scene—was shot with her hands up and suffered injury to a critical nerve in her right arm, making it anatomically impossible for her to fire a weapon,” the Guild said in a statement.

 

Moreover, evidence proved Shakur was targeted and framed by the covert and illegal FBI COINTELPRO program.  The baby of J. Edgar Hoover, COINTELPRO was designed to monitor, infiltrate and destroy social justice movements seen as a threat to national security, including civil rights and antiwar groups, the Black Power movement and the Young Lords.  Some of the stated goals of the program in an FBI memo were to “prevent the coalition of militant black nationalist groups,” to “Prevent the RISE OF A ‘MESSIAH’ who could unify…the militant black nationalist movement,” to “Prevent militant black nationalist groups and leaders from gaining RESPECTABILITY, by discrediting them to…both the responsible community and to liberals who have vestiges of sympathy…,” and to “prevent the long-range GROWTH of militant black organizations, especially among youth.”

 

As a result, black leadership was decimated, either assassinated—as in the case of Dr. King, Malcolm X and Fred Hampton—or thrown in prison with the key thrown away.  Assata Shakur, who fled to Cuba, was the last woman standing, so to speak.  And apparently that is embarrassing to someone in the FBI, so they want to make an example of her as a so-called “domestic terrorist.”  That is why last year, 40 years after the shooting, the FBI made the politically-motivated move of placing Shakur on their Ten Most Wanted Terrorists list, making her the first woman and second U.S. citizen on that list.  If you listen to the FBI, you’d think the ten most dangerous people on Earth are essentially nine Al Qaeda operatives and—Assata Shakur.

 

The FBI and the New Jersey police are offering a $2 million reward for her capture, which the police hope will be more likely with normalization of relations with Cuba.  But would Cuba really extradite Assata Shakur to the U.S.?  Currently, the U.S. and Cuba have no extradition agreement.  But even if they did, Havana, which disagrees with her charges and conviction, would not be obligated to give up Assata.

 

While theGrio made several attempts to contact Lennox S. Hinds, Assata Shakur’s longtime lawyer, he could not be reached for comment.  However, in a 2013 interview on Democracy Now!, Hinds noted the Cuban government granted Assata Shakur political asylum based on a firm grounding in international law, namely the Refugee Convention.  There are precedents for U.S.-friendly nations that have refused to extradite American fugitives who have fled the U.S.

 

“Now, what is the basis for that? It is if an individual has a well-grounded fear that if they return to the country from which they left, they would either be persecuted or prosecuted based upon their political beliefs or/and their race or religion,” Hinds noted.  Hinds elaborated that in the 1970s, Black Panthers hijacked planes and went to France.  France—an American ally which has signed international extradition treaties with the U.S.—conducted its own investigation and concluded the Panthers would be subject to racial and political oppression if they were returned to the States.  So France refused to extradite the Panthers.

 

Meanwhile, as the U.S. removes Cuba from the terrorist list, it needs to remove Shakur from the list as well.  According to the FBI, neither President Obama nor Attorney General Eric Holder were involved in placing Shakur on that list.  Nevertheless, at a time of heightened political consciousness, when black people are railing against racially-motivated police killings and the targeting of African-Americans by the system, the extradition of a black activist who was framed and railroaded would cause an uproar among the black community, putting Obama and the Justice Department in a bad way with a key constituency.

 

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“Today, America chooses to cut loose the shackles of the past, so as to reach for a better future for the Cuban people, for the American people, for our entire hemisphere and for the world,” the president said.  “We can’t keep doing the same thing for five decades and expect a different result.”

 

As President Obama rights old wrongs and casts off anachronistic and failed Cold War policies, the last thing the federal government should want to do is perpetuate the sordid legacy of COINTELPRO, kangaroo trials, and Hoover’s quest to neutralize black activist leadership, including Assata Shakur.

 

During this time of bold decisions coming from the White House, it is better for the president to pardon Assata.

 

Follow David A. Love on Twitter at @davidalove

 

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President Obama Speaks at the “Christmas in Washington” Celebration

 

 

The President and First Lady Help Sort Toys for Tots

 

 

The First Lady Previews the 2014 White House Holiday Decorations

 

 

First Lady Michelle Obama Reads “Twas the Night Before Christmas”

 

First Lady Michelle Obama Celebrates the Holidays with the Children’s National Medical Center

 

 

Vice President Biden Speaks at the National Menorah Lighting

 

 

President Obama Delivers Remarks at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst

 

 

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President Obama: “Happy Hanukkah, Everybody!”

 

Judicial Nominations: Accomplishments and the Work That Lies Ahead

 

What They’re Saying: The President’s Action on Cuba Policy

 

Ex-Im Bank: Supporting American Jobs, Protecting American Taxpayers

 

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President Obama Charts a New Course on Cuba: 5 Things to Know

 

The Faces of Health Care: Marjorie F.

 

The Faces of Health Care: Lynnette J.

 

5 Things You Need to Know About Alaska’s Bristol Bay

 

 

The Economy in 2014

 

It's Raining Videos™

It’s Raining Videos™

Senator Warren Asks Senate to Pass “Truth in Settlements” Act

 

 

Elizabeth Warren Slams Dodd-Frank Change | msnbc

 

 

WATCH: Elizabeth Warren Slams Citigroup | msnbc

 

 

FERGUSON GRAND JURY WITNESS #40 IDENTIFIED ( here she is)

 

 

How Dare We Expect Freedom Of Speech! Cleveland Police Demands An Apology

 

The Twitter Storm™

The Twitter Storm™

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Victims’ families speak out at protest

 

 

USA: Eric Garner’s daughter speaks out at Capitol Hill rally

 

 

 

Thousands gather to protest in Washington

 

 

Entire College Team Wears ‘I Can’t Breathe’ Shirts

 

Millions March NYC (Time Lapse)

 

Photo Gallery: #Justice4All March #ICantBreathe #EricGarner #MikeBrown #Ferguson #BlackLivesMatter

 

 

Just a few of the names, a very few

The images in this slide show are just a tiny collection of what has been going on in the world since the murder of Eric Garner on July 17th, 2014 in Staten Island, New York. The list of names before that day are too long to say here, and the list on dead Black Americans, murdered, since that day in July are too long to whisper here as well. We Will Never Forget. We Will Never Forgive.

#MichelleCusseaux
#MikeBrown
#KajiemePowell
#JohnCrawford
#EzellFord
#EricGarner
#ClintonAllen
#RoshadMcIntosh
#OscarGrant
#SeanBell
#MiriamCarey
#TamirRice
#AkaiGurley
#VonderritMyers
#KajiemePowell
#BlackLivesMatter.

 

They Killed Eric Garner to Show That They Could

 

 

Shades of Brown

 

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Someone You Should Know: The Town Kitchen. Food Delivery for a Cause.


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East Bay Express: The Town Kitchen: Food Delivery for a Cause

In the Bay Area’s tech-driven, convenience-oriented, “Uberized” economy, food delivery services that shuttle gourmet meals to your doorstep at the click of a button are a dime a dozen. But Sabrina Mutukisna’s new food delivery business, The Town Kitchen, is almost certainly the only one that is operated almost entirely by low-income Oakland youth — from cooking and packaging to  distribution and delivery. Not only does she eventually plan to offer steady employment to 43 Oakland youth between the ages of 15 and 24, Mutukisna said she also wants to offer employees the chance to receive college credit for participating in The Town Kitchen training program, which will equip them with skills for whatever career path they choose to pursue.

 

If you would like to support the project,….

The Town Kitchen: Youth-Crafted Local Lunch

 

A community-driven food business that employs and empowers youth.

 

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The Town Kitchen connects low-income Oakland youth aged 16-24 with local chefs and artisans to plan, prepare, build, box and deliver curbside lunch to companies and individuals in the Oakland and San Francisco Bay area.

 

Our Community Lunchbox highlights our community through food. Every menu is designed by a guest chef, created by our youth workforce, and partnered with local artisan food businesses. It includes a locally-sourced main course, dessert, and an eight ounce drink. Companies and individuals will order from a rotating monthly menu.

 

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We strive to create a community where low-income Oakland and San Francisco Bay Area youth can shine. A community where we will introduce youth to talented chefs & start-up entrepreneurs. In the next three years, we plan to provide fair-wage jobs and entrepreneurial training to 43 low-income Bay Area youth.

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A Commercial Kitchen, A Second Home for our Youth

For us, a kitchen represents so many things — passion, teamwork, sustenance, growth, and empowerment.  The right kitchen will allow us to lease a 2000 square foot kitchen where 10 youth will work alongside Bay Area superstar chefs to execute up to 600 lunchboxes a day.

 

Of the $40K we’re raising, we will allocate $15K to kitchen supplies and equipment, enabling our youth to prep delicious meals:

 

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A few highlights from our amazing list of rewards and perks:

Our Delicious Community Lunchbox!

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The Town Kitchen Tote

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The Town Kitchen (Perfect) Mug

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Canvas Utility Apron (actual!)

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Hand-crafted Leather Knife Roll (actual!)

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A dinner party led by some of these fine folks

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Youth are the core of The Town Kitchen. We will educate and train local low-income Oakland youth in food preparation, food entrepreneurship, and food justice. They’ll also take part in The Town Kitchen decision making and have equity in our business!

 

Hiring high-potential youth makes them less likely to be incarcerated and more likely to graduate from college. This is crucial because California has the highest number of incarcerated youth in the U.S. (11,532). California also has the second lowest percentage of youth (25 or older) completing a bachelor’s degree: 18.2%.

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Benefiting the Local Economy

Employing youth is also better for our local economy. For every $1 invested in youth skills, $10 goes back into our local economy!

 

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We are humbled to work closely with three amazing partners: Institute for Sustainable Economic, Educational, and Environmental Design (also known as I-SEEED), Youth Seed, and Impact Hub Oakland. I-SEEED is helping us create a curriculum for our youth that will give them college credits at San Francisco State University and other colleges, Youth Seed supports us with an engaging youth entrepreneurship program model, and Impact Hub Oakland is our amazing co-working space.
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We are also thrilled to work with talented San Francisco Bay Area chefs and artisans like Chef Jefferson Sevilla, formerly with Google’s San Francisco office and SpoonRocket, along with local artisan businesses such as Divine Chai, Sugar Knife Sweets, and Kika’s Treats.

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We’d be eternally grateful if you can share our campaign via your social networks (e.g., Facebook, and Twitter), email, morse code, telegraph, or any other way you can think of!

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Win a spot in The Town Kitchen Recipe Book!

Share your favorite (most impressive) recipe on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram – with #TheTownKitchen – and you could land a spot in the official Town Kitchen Recipe Book! Our executive chef will select the top shared recipes throughout the month and our talented youth artists will illustrate them into a one-of-a-kind recipe book available online (and as a reward on this page!).

 

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Sabrina Mutukisna: Sabrina’s previous gig was the California Teacher Pathway, her go-to dance move is the “Roger Rabbit”, and her last meal would be her aunt’s crab curry.

 

JP Hailer: JP’s previous gig was Director of Operations for Growth Sector, her go-to dance move is The Funky Charleston, and her last meal would have to be a bean burrito and rice from Casa Reynoso in Tempe, AZ.

 

Jefferson Sevilla: Jefferson (Cheferson) previously worked at Google, his go-to dance move is the “Bernie Lean”, and his last meal would be a hot, steaming bowl of authentic Japanese ramen.

 

Jenn Gross: Jenn previously worked for the San Mateo County Health System, her go-to dance move is the “Running Man”, and her last meal would include her mom’s noodle kugel and carrot cake.

 

Linda Yang: Linda’s previous gig was Operations and Recruiting at AeroFS. Her go-to dance move is salsa steps and her last meal would be homemade dumplings by her family.

 

Katie Matsushima: Katie’s previous gig was Glass Guide at Google, her go-to dance move is the hand shuffle, and her last meal would have to be hamachi sashimi and steak hibachi at her family’s restaurant.

Contact Us

If you have any questions, comments, ideas for perks, or just want to say hello, please contact Sabrina Mutukisna here: sabrina@thetownkitchen.org.

 

 

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The Town Kitchen: Youth-Crafted Local Lunch and the team!

 

In the Bay Area’s tech-driven, convenience-oriented, “Uberized” economy, food delivery services that shuttle gourmet meals to your doorstep at the click of a button are a dime a dozen. But Sabrina Mutukisna’s new food delivery business, The Town Kitchen, is almost certainly the only one that is operated almost entirely by low-income Oakland youth — from cooking and packaging to  distribution and delivery. Not only does she eventually plan to offer steady employment to 43 Oakland youth between the ages of 15 and 24, Mutukisna said she also wants to offer employees the chance to receive college credit for participating in The Town Kitchen training program, which will equip them with skills for whatever career path they choose to pursue.

 

“We want them to have transferrable skills, not just start a jam company,” she said.

 

Mutukisna is banking on the fact that customers will find that narrative compelling as The Town Kitchen kicks off a $40,000 crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo. As of this printing, the company is nearly a third of the way toward reaching its goal, which it needs to do by December 20 in order to receive the funds.

 

A UC Berkeley graduate, Mutukisna said her interest in entrepreneurship stems from her own working-class upbringing — she was basically raised in her parents’ dry cleaners. Subsequently, she’s started her own cupcake company and worked as a mentor to low-income college students in San Francisco pursuing their teaching certification.

 

The Town Kitchen combines her passions for food and youth development. The company will be a for-profit enterprise — to make it more sustainable, Mutukisna explained — but the social mission will be at its very heart. Employees will be learning to cook and make deliveries promptly, but their formal coursework will also equip them with such marketable skills as web design, social media, and bookkeeping.

 

Of course, at the end of the day, The Town Kitchen is a food delivery business, not a charity, and the company will thrive or sputter on the merits of the service it provides. While it might be difficult to compete with a company like Berkeley’s SpoonRocket in terms of sheer speed, Mutukisna expects that the quality of the food — along with the feel-good story — will draw the kind of corporate clients that should be the backbone of the business.

 

 

A typical Town Kitchen meal will consist of an entrée (say, an open-face smoked salmon and egg salad sandwich or a soba noodle salad with free-range chicken), a vegetable side dish, and two locally produced artisan food items (usually a drink and a dessert). For now, the company’s head chef, Jefferson Sevilla, who previously worked for SpoonRocket, is doing most of the cooking. But the idea is that the youth employees will eventually get their food safety certification so that they can create the meals from beginning to end — and even contribute menu ideas. Once a month, The Town Kitchen will collaborate with a local “star chef” — a restaurant chef or food truck entrepreneur — on its weekly menu.

 

Since it launched earlier this year, the company has been hiring youth on a case-by-case basis for sporadic catering gigs, and it has made do with renting shared commercial kitchen space. The bulk of the $40,000 in funds will go toward securing a commercial kitchen space that The Town Kitchen will be able to call home. For now, the company is accepting large catering orders of thirty meals or more, with smaller orders available via the online marketplace Good Eggs starting in January. By the summer, though, Mutukisna hopes to hire The Town Kitchen’s first cohort of youth employees and expand the service so that anyone can order a meal delivered to their home or office on demand.

 

If you’d like to sample The Town Kitchen’s food offerings prior to its official launch, the company’s young employees will be selling lunch boxes at the San Francisco Bazaar craft fair and holiday show on December 13 and 14, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., at the Fort Mason Center’s Herbst Pavilion. And you can add The Town Kitchen’s holiday artisan box, which features Bay Area food businesses such as Slow Jams and Sugar Knife Artisan Sweets, to your list of food-focused gift ideas. Make a $100 contribution to the Indiegogo campaign by December 15, and the box will ship in time for the holidays.

 

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Knox College Suspends Player After Mike Brown Demonstration During Basketball Game.


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Knox College Suspends Player After Mike Brown Demonstration During Basketball Game

Knox College in Galesburg, IL indefinitely suspends player after demonstration in solidarity with Ferguson and the journey to justice for Mike Brown during game in Clayton, MO.

By Jazmin Michole

 

On Saturday, November 29, 2014, days after the Grand Jury Decision, Knox College Women’s Basketball Player Ariyana Smith bravely held a one woman demonstration at the Knox College v. Fontbonne University game held in Clayton, MO.

During the singing of the national anthem, Ariyana walked with her hands up towards the American flag and fell to the ground for a full 4.5 minutes to bring awareness to the inhumane killing of Micheal Brown in which his body was left to lay on a neighborhood street for 4.5 hours.

 

While Ariyana lay on the ground in honor of fallen black lives, she was told to move so they could start the game. Refusing to compromise the integrity of the movement, Ariyana stood after the full 4.5 minutes with her fist proudly in their air.

 

She has been suspended from the team indefinitely. After the suspension, her coach unjustly had her escorted out of the building by security.

 

We are all Ferguson.

Black lives matter.

Thank you, Ariyana.

 

 

This is what democracy is.

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She is going to be remembered in the history books and let’s help spread her name. The school’s Twitter account is HERE. Show your support for Ms. Ariyana by blasting up Knox College’s Twitter account.

 

Statement on Women’s Basketball

December 02, 2014

This past Saturday, a Knox College women’s basketball player staged a protest prior to the start of a regulation game in response to the events in Ferguson, Missouri. The player was suspended for one game for leaving the court and sitting out the competition. Upon review of the situation and discussion with the team, and in recognition of the larger national context, the decision was made to reverse the suspension, and the player has been invited to resume all basketball activities. The College deeply appreciates the many viewpoints expressed by the women’s basketball team and their thoughtful dialogue as we sought to arrive at a resolution that considered all perspectives.

 

This AFTER the fact statement was made only because they knew hell was coming. Fuck Knox College.

 

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