Police handcuff innocent 10-yr-old boy, assault black males for noise making [Videos]

“He is a child.” “He is not resisting.” “That is not ok.” Those were some of the words from some onlookers who witnessed a 10-year-old black boy being handcuffed then led to a waiting police vehicle by Washington, D.C. police officers on suspicion of being involved in an armed robbery. According to NBC Washington, the 10-year-old’s detention came about after the police received a complaint from a boy about being assaulted and robbed of his phone at gunpoint by three boys. The information provided led them to detain the boy…

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South Africa: SA Astrophysicist Part of Historic Black Hole Team

Photo: Event Horizon Telescope consortium The Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) – a planet-scale array of eight ground-based radio telescopes forged through international collaboration – was designed to capture images of a black hole. Today, in coordinated press conferences across the globe, EHT researchers revealed that they have succeeded, unveiling this first direct visual evidence of a supermassive black hole and its shadow. By Alex Mitchley University of Pretoria astrophysicist, Professor Roger Deane, was part of an international group of scientists who made history by capturing the first ever image of…

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Here’s What You Need to Know About Tunisia

Image source Pixabay The Republic of Tunisia is the northernmost African country and is bordered by Algeria, Libya, and the Mediterranean Sea. It has a population of just over 11.78 million and an area of 165,000 sq. km. Tunis is the capital and is in the north-east part of the country.Of the nations along the Atlas mountain range, Tunisia is the smallest. The Sahara desert is in the south with fertile areas in the remainder of the country. Tunisia has played an important role in history. It was the location…

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Scatterbrain (add/addhd) children and adults (5)

As this series closes today,I wish to thank all those teachers and parents who helped to stoke the fire for five long weeks. Mrs Oluwayemisi Bukunola Amaku, my sister and a school owner, tirelessly made copies of the series for the parents of her school pupils. Mrs Yinka Ogunde, of the concerned parents and educators network, a friend with me on Facebook and a regular commentator on ills in Nigeria’s education system, was all set for events on autism in children when this series came about. She immediately got into…

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