Confederate Flags Left Outside of Southern Church

Maintenance workers of Ebenezer Baptist Church, in Atlanta Georgia discovered four Confederate flags displayed on the ground this morning. The workers were so startled and offended by the incident that they immediately took pictures, and then promptly removed the flags from the site.
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Why the Lack of Diversity in U.S. Prosecutors?

It has been reported that 95% of the elected prosecutors in the United States are white. Of the 2,437 prosecutors serving in the country, only 61 of them are African American. In fourteen of the fifty states there are no African-American prosecutors at all. Is it because prosecutors are seen as people who oppress others? Are law students more interested in becoming defense attorneys so that they can help their communities and fight injustice? Do you think more African American law students will pursue a career in prosecution after seeing the power that African-American state attorneys like Marilyn Mosby had in charging the six officers in the death of Freddie Gray? Click here to read more.

#RealDiversityNumbers

What does the phrase “diverse workforce” mean to you? This phrase can have various definitions among different people, and this difference in meanings has become very clear between the public and the top tech companies in today’s society.

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How The Nicki-Taylor Beef Taught Us To Ask The Right Questions

Twitter has been blowing up this week about feuds between Drake and Meek Mill as well as Nicki Minaj and Taylor Swift. The beef between Nicki and Taylor has been covered all over the Internet including this hilarious one by Kara Brown of Jezebel. This is the tweet that started it all though.

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Kepler-452b aka Earth’s Older Cousin

Nasa’s Kepler telescope just discovered a collection of new distant planets, with one being very similar to Earth. Kepler-452b although larger than Earth, orbits a star similar to our Sun, yet the age of the star is about 1.5 billion years older than ours, which allows us the opportunity to study the potential future of our star-to-planet relationship.
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Would You Help Someone Who Offended You?

There has been a lot of attention in the news in regards to the Confederate Flag as of late. During a clash between those who are pro and against the Confederate Flag in Columbia, SC last Saturday, an image of an African American police officer assisting a man who appeared to be suffering from the sweltering heat was captured. The man in need of assistance was wearing a t-shirt bearing a swastika on the front of it and the image went viral. Would you help someone who openly offends you? Click here to read more.

Earth’s Newest Selfie

Our planet Earth recently had its first picture day since 1972, and it didn’t disappoint.

The last time a photo of the sunlit side of the earth was released was in 1972 by the astronauts aboard the Apollo 17, and this photo is known as the Blue Marble. Now, scientists and the general public are able to marvel at the newest presentation of our planet thanks to NASA’s EPIC (Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera) which was launched back in February.

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Caitlyn Jenner and Laverne Cox Finally Meet

Over the weekend, Caitlyn Jenner finally got to meet OITNB actress and supporter Laverne Cox. They met Sunday evening at the I Am Cait screening in West Hollywood. The show is an eight-part docu-series that will follow Caitlyn’s transition and life as a transgender woman.

Many other famous transgender friends came out to support Caitlyn on her big night.

I am Cait premieres July 26 at 8pm ET on E!

Queer Dating App For Women Goes Nationwide

There are all types of dating apps nowadays, with Tinder being the biggest. As of March, it was estimated that 50 million people have signed up for the dating app according to CNBC. However, Tinder is aimed to serve mainly a heterosexual audience which left many in the LGBT community left out and feeling like nothing catered to them. Enter-Her.

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