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This traveling campaign wants to help communities fight injustice with creativity

Baltimore residents protest the death of Freddie Gray on May 1, 2015. Image: Win McNamee/ Getty Images The people are coming together, and they’re applying creativity and social media to be heard. A brand-new initiative called The People’s Campaign is developing fund on GoFundMe to travel to 15 countries across the U.S. that are “overcoming injustice, but are no longer in the national spotlight.” The expedition hopes to combine digital storytelling and social justice activism to aid and reinvigorate these communities deeply be affected by combating racism and violence. SEE…

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New Yorkers demand to know what happened to the blizzard they were promised

This doesn’t look like an all-out blizzard, does it? New York City read on March 14, 2017. Image: SZENES/ EPA/ REX/ Shutterstock The blizzard of 2017, a.k.a. “Stella” according to The Weather Channel, was never a sure bet for New York City and Philadelphia. However, up until Monday evening, the odds favored a reporting period near white-out situations on Tuesday morning, shaping trip impossible for one of the most highly populated and economically productive corridors in the country. Yet millions of lives woke up to find transportation networks shut down…

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Settle in: Paralyzing March blizzard set to slam Philly, New York and Boston

Computer example projection of the snowstorm on March 14, 2017. Image: http :// earth.nullschool.net So much for February’s spring-like temperatures. A potent snowstorm is meeting persuasivenes in the Midwest and Southeast, destined to blend into one major hurricane that will roar across the highly populated Washington to Boston corridor on Monday through early Wednesday. The storm, unofficially named “Stella” by The Weather Channel, may drop a paw or more of snow on as numerous as 100 million people. SEE ALSO: So it looks like Winter’s cooking one final offense for…

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#EveryoneWelcome campaign challenges you to speak out for trans rights

Image: AP/ REX/ Shutterstock Hashtags meant to inspire activism often fizzle out before they ever reach the masses. #EveryoneWelcome, awareness-raising campaigns helping show solidarity with transgender people, hopes to avoid that fate by emotionally appealing to prices of fairness and equality and by finding allies in both everyday Americans and high-profile personalities willing to speak out. SEE ALSO: How you can help protect trans girls right now Partnering with Tumblr, the campaign is calling for and sharing 30 – to 60 -second videos of people affirming their is supportive of…

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Ferocious New York blizzard will be over sooner than you think

A person saunters across a street as snow falls in Brooklyn, New York, on Feb. 9, 2017. Image: GOMBERT/ EPA/ REX/ Shutterstock New Yorkers woke up to near-blizzard healths as wind-driven snowfall reduced visibility, constituted streets practically impassible and morning travels a challenge at best. By the evening travel, nonetheless, it’s likely that the storm is likely to be winding down, if not entirely over, from the city to stages west and north of town. Even in the Boston area, where the storm is initiate subsequently, snowfall is likely to…

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Cutting Planned Parenthood funding is a great way to punish poor Americans

Planned Parenthood supporters rally for women’s access to reproductive health care on “National Pink Out Day” at Los Angeles City Hall on Sept. 9, 2015. Image: AP With the imminent inauguration of President-elect Donald J. Trump, Congressional Republican now have exactly what they need to make good on a long-held obsession: “defunding” Planned Parenthood. Their previous great efforts to strip the nonprofit health care suppliers of the federal funding it use for routine healthcare was stymied by President Obama’s veto, but Trump have no qualms. So it’s important that Americans…

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Polar vortex crosses Canadian border, will send U.S. temperatures into a nosedive

Image: Markell DeLoatch/ Public Opinion via AP A pinwheeling area of the polar vortex is clearing custom-mades at the Canadian border, heading for the north Plains, Midwest, Mid-Atlantic and Northeast U.S. For millions, this may be the coldest December weather in at the least a decade. On Thursday, temperatures may not rise above the low-pitched single toes Fahrenheit in Chicago, with any breezes making for dangerous wind chill temperatures. SEE ALSO: Polar vortex about to blast U.S. with coldest breath of the season By Thursday and Friday, the ultra-cold breath…

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Polar vortex to cause tens of millions to shiver from the Dakotas to New York

Computer example projection of temperature anomalies in the lower atmosphere this weekend . Image: weatherbell analytics You know it’s going to be cold when the National Weather Service hoists gale coldness advisories and messages from North Dakota to Maine. These expanses are accustomed to cold, but even so, the prediction of dangerous states with breeze shiverings of at the least minus-3 0 degrees Fahrenheit, and possibly as low-grade as minus-4 5 degrees is impressive. The worst of round one of the cold is smacking the Grassland and Midwest on Wednesday…

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A weather geek’s guide to the polar vortex

Reese Orr( far left ), Macy Rea Orr and Eleanore Lawton, march to institution in Milwaukee on Dec. 13, 2016. Image: Mike De Sisti/ Milwaukee Journal Sentinel/ ap Much of the U.S. is in the deep freeze as of Dec. 15, with air shiverings near or well below zero from the Grasslands to Washington , D.C. Power pipelines gate-crashed to the field Wednesday night in Portland, Oregon, due to the load of snowfall and ice. In Minnesota, the statewide average temperature as of 9 a. m. local time was a…

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Donald Trump is treating his transition like a Miss Universe pageant

President-elect Donald Trump at Trump International Golf Club, November 20, 2016 in Bedminster Township, New Jersey . Image: Drew Angerer/ Getty Images Donald Trump continues to run his presidential transition like a Miss Universe contest: lots of smiles and pageantry for the camera, but ultimately, a shallow exercising in showmanship. And one that changes little, if anything at all. It’s simply Trump’s doing what Trump does best: kicking up a hurricane of advertisement and razzing possibles that distract his audience from the administration he’s build. SEE ALSO: Trumps America will…

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