The Week Of July 14th To July 18th, 2014.


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The White House Week Ahead™

 

WASHINGTON : In the week ahead, President Barack Hussein Obama meets with new ambassadors on Monday; on Tuesday goes to the Washington suburb of McLean, Va. to talk about the economy and on Thursday heads to New York City for a Democratic National Committee fundraiser. Wednesday & Friday are meetings at The White House.

 

White House Schedule – July 14th, – July 18th, 2014

 

THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday July 14th, 2014

 

DAILY GUIDANCE AND SCHEDULE FOR
MONDAY, JULY 14th, 2014

 

WEEKEND GUIDANCE AND SCHEDULE FOR
SUNDAY, JULY 13, 2014

 

On Sunday, the President has no public events scheduled.

 

Schedule for the Week of July 14th, To July 18th, 2014

 

On Monday, the President will participate in an Ambassador Credentialing Ceremony in the Oval Office. At this event, the President will receive the credentials from foreign Ambassadors recently posted in Washington. The presentation of credentials is a traditional ceremony that marks the formal beginning of an Ambassador’s service in Washington. In the evening, the President will host an Iftar dinner celebrating Ramadan at the White House.

 

On Tuesday, the President will deliver remarks on the economy at the Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center in McLean, Virginia.

 

On Wednesday, the President will attend meetings at the White House.

 

On Thursday, the President will travel to New York City area to attend a DNC roundtable. Further details on the President’s travel to New York will be made available in the coming days.

 

On Friday, the President will attend meetings at the White House.

 

 

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In Memory Of The Verdict That Freed A Killer…July13th, 2013

 

George Zimmerman Verdict: One Year Later (The Stand-Your-Ground Curse and Rachel Jeantel Interview)

 

Published on Jul 12, 2014

Tomorrow is the one-year anniversary of the George Zimmerman, ‘not guilty’ verdict. Since then, there has been a rash of murders in the name of ‘Stand-Your-Ground’, most notably, the movie theater murder (because the shooter “felt threatened”). This video revisits the Zimmerman case with new commentary by Al Sharpton (00:22) and Erin Burnett (09:10), interviews with Florida State Representative, Perry Thurston (03:04), attorney, Lisa Bloom (04:44), attorney, Rod Vereen (10:43), and, the close friend of Trayvon Martin, Rachel Jeantel (10:14). ***Watch Video***

 

 

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ENTIRE Family Of Good Guys Shoots Each Other, Including 11-Year-Old

 

Published on Jul 13, 2014

“An 84-year-old man shoots his son. So what does his grandson do, according to authorities, in his own father’s defense?

Shoot — fatally, it turns out — his grandfather.

That’s what authorities said happened Monday night in Kittrell, a small North Carolina town of less than 500 people located about 35 miles south of the Virginia border.”

 

 

 

Josh Earnest’s first Sunday interview

 

Published on Jul 13, 2014

New WH Press Secretary Josh Earnest steps away from the podium and talks to Brian Stelter about his new role.

 

 

 

TED Talk: Nick Hanauer “Rich people don’t create jobs”

 

Published on May 17, 2012

Via Business Insider: “As the war over income inequality wages on, super-rich Seattle entrepreneur Nick Hanauer has been raising the hackles of his fellow 1-percenters, espousing the contrarian argument that rich people don’t actually create jobs.

 

 

 

Wealth Inequality in America

 

Published on Nov 20, 2012

Infographics on the distribution of wealth in America, highlighting both the inequality and the difference between our perception of inequality and the actual numbers. The reality is often not what we think it is.

 

 

 

Malala Meets ‘Bring Back Our Girls’ Activists

 

Published on Jul 13, 2014

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Malala Yousafzai, the teenage Pakistani schoolgirl who was shot by militants, has traveled to Abuja to meet members of the group, “Bring Back Our Girls” and relatives of Nigerian schoolgirls who have been kidnapped by Boko Haram. (July 13)

 

 

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Lucy Official International Trailer #1 (2014) – Scarlett Johansson Movie HD

 

 

 

Reverend Dr. William Barber

 

Published on Jul 11, 2014

Moral Monday founder Reverend Barber fires up AFT delegates with a message about what true morality means.

 

 

 

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Eric Holder Destroys Sarah Palin in One Sentence

 

 

 

Space Station Shipment Launched From Virginia

 

Published on Jul 13, 2014

Space station shipment launched from Virginia, astronauts getting food, stink-free gym outfits. (July 13)

 

 

 

Protestors Say No to Fracked Gas Export Expansion Plan

 

Published on Jul 13, 2014

Activists gather in DC over plans to expand Maryland’s Cove Point facility into a liquidation and export terminal as safety risks and pollution concerns remain unanswered.

 

 

 

Fox News Has Typical Ironic B*tchfest Over Atheist Ad

 

Published on Jul 13, 2014

“The New York Times ran a full page ad last week from the Freedom From Religion Foundation railing against the Supreme Court Hobby Lobby decision. But the ad happened to mention the Supreme Court is majority-Catholic, leading Fox News’ Andrea Tantaros to ask if the Times is “profiting off of bigotry.”

 

There are exactly two mentions of Catholicism in the ad: once where it says “All-Male, All-Roman Catholic Majority On Supreme Court Puts Religious Wrongs Over Women’s Rights,” and again, a little farther down, where it reads “The Supreme Court’s ultra-conservative, Roman Catholic majority..

 

 

 

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By Jueseppi B...The Militant Negro.

George Zimmerman Kills Trayvon Martin And Is Free. Ms. Marissa Alexander Kills A Ceiling And She’s Behind Bars.


 

By Jueseppi B.

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Tell Florida Governor Rick Scott:

 

“Angela Corey’s decision to seek a 60-year sentence for Marissa Alexander is a blatant abuse of power. Remove her as state attorney.”

 

Please Sign The Petition.

 

Marissa Alexander was sentenced to 20 years of prison time for firing a warning shot to stop her abuser from hurting her. She was granted a re-trial because of national outrage over the case. But now, Florida state attorney Angela Corey is pushing for an even harsher sentence–60 years.

 

It’s outrageous.

 

And even more so when you consider that the average prison sentence of men who kill their female partners is 2 to 6 years. You read that right. 2 to 6 years. But Florida state attorney Corey is pushing 60 years for a woman who fired a warning shot that didn’t even hurt anyone?!

 

It’s a blatant abuse of power and a clear effort by Corey to raise her profile as a tough state attorney right before an election year. But playing politics with the life of Marissa Alexander is not okay. AndGovernor Rick Scott, who is already facing a ton of criticism in Florida, has taken no action to curb this rogue state attorney. After two years filled with horrible stories of racial violence in Florida–the killings of Trayvon Martin and Jordan Davis–and falling approval rates, Gov. Scott can’t afford another crisis. We need to show him that the whole country is still paying attention and we won’t stand for this kind of blatant injustice.

 

Will you sign the petition calling on Governor Scott to remove Angela Corey as state attorney? Please Sign The Petition.

 

The statistics are incredibly shocking–over 79% of women in federal and state prisons are survivors of physical and sexual abuse. And 64% are in prison for non-violent crimes.

 

And women of color fare the worst–composing 67% of the female prison population and often facing harsher sentences.7 This is about more than Marissa Alexander, although she is a glaring example of the inequality of our justice system and its treatment of domestic abuse survivors.

 

Florida’s broken justice system has reached a boiling point. It’s time to dismantle Stand Your Ground, which statistics show is successful as a defense far more often when white men kill black men than the other way around. But at the same time, we must stand up for all women who are targeted with extreme sentences. Just as Stand Your Ground disproportionately leads to the killings of black men, the justice system disproportionately targets women of color with longer sentences, even when the women are survivors of domestic and sexual abuse, and often exposes them to further abuse while incarcerated.

 

But now we have a national moment to shine light on the issue of domestic abuse and incarceration, which rarely gets media attention. And it starts by holding Governor Scott accountable for Florida state attorney Angela Corey’s abuse of power. State attorney Corey is clearly looking for a media opportunity to raise her profile by pushing for such a harsh sentence for Marissa Alexander. But if we all speak up now, we can make sure that attention is negative–and Corey is exposed not for being tough on crime, but for disproportionately targeting survivors of domestic abuse.

 

Will you stand up for Marissa Alexander and tell Governor Rick Scott to remove Angela Corey from her position as FL state attorney? Please Sign The Petition.

 

Thanks for taking action.

 

Sources:

Marissa Alexander Gets 20 Years For Firing Warning Shot, Huffington Post, May 19, 2012

 

 

Prosecutors Now Seeking a 60-Year Sentence for Marissa Alexander’s Alleged Warning Shot, Slate, March 4, 2014

 

 

Domestic Violence, The Battered Woman Syndrome, and Women Who Fight Back, University of Michigan Women’s Justice and Clemency Project

 

 

Trayvon Martin, Jordan Davis, Who’s Next? It’s Time for Us to Heal the Wound of Racism, Huffington Post, February 18, 2014

 

 

Women in Prison: An Overview, American Civil Liberties Union

 

 

Is There Racial Bias in “Stand Your Ground” Laws?, PBS, February 21, 2013

 

 

Women in Prison: An Overview, American Civil Liberties Union

 

 

Please Sign The Petition.

 

 

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Free Marissa Alexander. Imprison Angela Corey.

Free Marissa Alexander. Imprison Angela Corey.

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Angry Crowd Runs George Zimmerman Off Miami Beach & Out Of Miami.


 

By Jueseppi B.

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Angry crowd runs George Zimmerman out of Miami.

 

By  & Salon.com

 

Trayvon’s killer had been filming interviews before meeting an aggressive response on the beach in Miami.

 

George Zimmerman reportedly received a small taste of vigilante justice on a recent beach trip in Miami. According to reports on (ever reliable news site) TMZ, Trayvon Martin’s killer was run off a beach when he was recognized by an angry crowd.

 

Zimmerman, who had been in Miami to film a series of interviews and garner yet more undeserved platforms in the public eye, swiftly left the city following the incident. My hope is that the Miami mob set a precedent for how to treat Zimmerman henceforth.

 

Via TMZ:

 

Zimmerman taped an interview last Tuesday with Univision and Fusion, and then took his girlfriend, her kid and his brother to the beach. While they were catching some rays, people noticed him, started harassing him, and then someone shouted out George had a $10,000 bounty on his head.

 

We’re told it freaked him out and they all retreated to the hotel, but the crowd followed them.

 

Security swept their room to make sure no one tampered with their stuff and then stood guard throughout the day and night. We’re told Zimmerman did his CNN interview early the next morning and then beat it … literally fleeing Miami.

 

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Natasha Lennard is an assistant news editor at Salon, covering non-electoral politics, general news and rabble-rousing. Follow her on Twitter @natashalennard, email nlennard@salon.com.

 

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MILLIONHOODIES: Movement For Justice.


 

By Jueseppi B.

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About Us

The Million Hoodies Movement for Justice is a national non-profit with over 50,000 members working to protect and empower young people of color from racial profiling and senseless gun violence through creativity and innovation.

 

Led by Founder and Executive Director Daniel Maree, Million Hoodies successfully generated global support for the arrest of George Zimmerman by collecting over 2 million petition signatures on Change.org, which became the fastest growing petition in the history of the Internet (ABC News). In 2012, Million Hoodies created a new tool to help track and document incidents of police misconduct and institutional discrimination. Million Hoodies has since collected over 2,000 incidents of misconduct in New York City alone.

 

Million Hoodies has generated millions of dollars in earned media for victims and families of senseless gun violence and received several awards, including: 2 Cannes Lions, 2 Gold Andy Awards, 2 Bronze Art Director’s Club Awards, a 2013 D&AD Silver Pencil nomination, a 2013 Webby Award Nomination for Public Service and Activism (which places Million Hoodies as one of the 5 best campaigns in the world in its category), and the 2013 Do Something Award Grand Prize, which honors world changers aged 25 and younger.

 

Our work recognizes that the conditions that caused the death of Trayvon Martin and many others like him are deeply embedded in institutional injustice and structural violence. While accountability in individual cases is important, we realize that we must attack the core inequalities in our society if we are to put a stop to the senseless deaths and systemic violence inflicted on people of color every day. Our core programs and activities include:

 

  • Institutional Discrimination
  • Gun Reform
  • Direct Action & Advocacy for Victims & Families
  • Electoral & Legal Rights
  • Education & Empowerment

#HOODIESUP!

 

Join Million Hoodies Movement for Justice

 

Become a volunteer

 

Donate

 

 

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Michael Dunn Murder Of Jordan Davis: The Trial Begins.

 

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#STOPTheFight. A Travesty Of American Dumbfuckery.


 

By Jueseppi B.

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I will start this post off by paying my respects to Ms. Sabrina Fulton by putting her comments/response to this travesty of American dumbfuckery, ahead of the stories on this travesty of American dumbfuckery that follows.

 

Travyon Martin’s mother comments on George Zimmerman’s upcoming boxing match

 

Published on Feb 6, 2014

Joe Madison, “The Black Eagle” — Eagle’s Nest Studios.Trayvon Martin’s parents Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin joined Joe Madison to discuss the upcoming peace walk in Miami and theTravyon Martin foundation. Ms Fulton Martin commented on George Zimmerman’s upcoming boxing match with rap star DMX.

 

 

Now for the Travesty Of American Dumbfuckery…..

 

From CBS News.com:

 

DMX will fight George Zimmerman in boxing match, promoter says

 

 

PHILADELPHIA – Damon Feldman has made a name for himself over the years promoting many celebrity boxing matches, from Danny Bonaduce to Jose Canseco to Dustin Diamond. His newest fight is likely to be his most explosive yet.

 

Feldman says he’s chosen rap star DMX, whose real name is Earl Simmons to fight George Zimmerman, the man known for the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin, reports CBS Philadelphia. Simmons is 43 years old, and Zimmerman is 30 years old.

 

“I’ve gotten over 15,000 emails, I had to end [the submissions to fight Zimmerman] there,” Feldman told a Philadelphia radio show.  “Very angry, I had everything from celebrities to [rapper] The Game…  I got into it with him on TMZ the other day. Floyd Mayweather Sr. is the referee with this, we’re very excited.”

 

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“It’s DMX. Hip hop star, legend. He called him out on TMZ this week. It’s controversy versus controversy. I know this country wants to see this guy get [George Zimmerman's] [expletive] kicked.”

 

Feldman says that Zimmerman is already getting ready for the fight.

 

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“He said he’s been training, yes. He’s training every day,” Feldman said. “I have to see if DMX is training, if he’s not training, we’ll have to go in a different direction.”

 

Feldman says that there will not be tickets sold to the fight, and it will be on internet pay-per-view only. “Nobody knows where it’s going to be at,” Feldman said. The fight is scheduled for March 14th, 2014.

 

Thank you  CBS News.com.

 

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From TMZ;

 

It’s official … X gonna give it to George Zimmerman — TMZ has learned, rapper DMX has just been named Zimmerman’s opponent in his upcoming celebrity boxing match.

 

Celebrity boxing promoter Damon Feldman tells us, DMX was selected out of 15,000 applicants … all of whom wanted a piece of Zimmerman in the ring after he issued the open challenge to fight anyone willing to take him.

 

But no one wanted to beat Zimmerman’s ass more than DMX.

 

Thank you TMZ.

 

 

Now for some sanity in this Travesty Of American Dumbfuckery…..

 

Sign This Petition At The White House Petitions Page.

 

White House Petition to Stop George Zimmerman DMX Boxing Match

 

Stop George Zimmerman and Promoter Damon Feldman from using murder & racial hate in America for Profit

 

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Celebrity Boxing Promoter Damon Feldman & George Zimmerman are attempting to promote and profit off of racial tensions in America.

 

Damon Feldman has been known for fixing fights and taking short cuts in the past in bypassing state requirements for fighters to obtain a license to box.

 

Mr Feldmans past should be highly considered in this regard if Feldman is not going through the proper channels to ensure the safety of the participants it puts lives at risk.

 

in addition the entire idea of this event is to use racial tensions to lure people in to purchase the event. this will only hurt America as it will continue to stir up racial tensions that have been on going in this nation for quite some time.

 

No Promoter or Celebrity Boxer should ever be allowed to use racial tension to profit.

 

 

Created: Feb 02, 2014

 

 

Feldman says that he is aware of the petition but has not read it. “There are a lot of haters out there,” he says. “But I don’t see color. I’m just in this to make money. There’s an opportunity for me to catch a break here.”

 

This last statement says all one needs to know about Mr. Feldman’s character and motives. I need not comment on his lack of respect for the memory of Trayvon Benjamin Martin or Trayvon’s Family & Friends.

 

 

Meet Ms. Janet Dickerson, the Los Angles lady who started this petition….

 

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I thought it was a complete demonstration of disrespect to Trayvon’s parents, to Trayvon himself and to the many people who feel impacted by this injustice,” Dickerson told NewsOne. “It became clear that people were really outraged by this, so I thought that it would certainly be worthwhile to put up this petition. And I see on his Twitter feed that he is trying to create a racialized event.”

 

SIGNATURES NEEDED BY MARCH 04, 2014 TO REACH GOAL OF 100,000: 85,270

 

TOTAL SIGNATURES ON THIS PETITION: 14,730

 

I appeal to your sense of common decency, please lets sign this petition. 

 

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