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LAUREN HILL & BLACK RAGE IN FERGUSON

Lauren Hill has uploaded her version of a new song, “Black Rage (Sketch)”, dedicated to Ferguson. Set to the tune of “My Favorite Things,” some lyrics are:
“Black rage is found on two-thirds a person,
Rapings and beatings and suffering that worsens,
Black human packages tied up in strings,
Black rage can come from all of these kinds of things.”

FERGUSON KIDS GET RESPITE

#Camp Ferguson, hosted by Camp Manitowa in rural Benton, IL,, will offer a weekend for 100 Ferguson children as a respite from the turmoil since the death of Michael Brown.

BILL O’REILLY TAKES SHOT AT AL SHARPTON IN FERGUSON

A new report from Pew Research reveals MSNBC delivered the most prime-time coverage to the crisis in Ferguson in the week that followed Michael
Brown’s
death. MSNBC racked up twice as much time as Fox News with CNN in the middle. Meanwhile, Fox News host Bill O’Reilly blasted
Al Sharpton’s “garbage,” referring to Sharpton’s handling of the unrest.

“SEX BOX” IS COMING OUR WAY

The AMC Networks-owned WEtv show, “Sex Box” will begin airing in 2015.
Nine episodes have been ordered. The concept: real couples go into their
respective soundproof boxes, engage in sex and later face a panel of
experts to discuss their issues.

HOT APPLE!

Cupertino, CA-based Apple will release iPhone6 on Sept. 9. The tech
giant is already feeling success with having pushed the company’s stock
yesterday above the $100 per-share barrier – Apple’s best performance
since 2012.

CATHOLICS SAY NO-NO TO ICE BUCKET CHALLENGES

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has been shot down by the Archdiocese of Cincinnati because it doesn’t want funds to benefit ALS that uses embryonic stem cells. “It is a well-established moral principle that a good end is not enough. The means to that ends must be morally ilicit,” stated Dan Andriacco, spokesman for the archdiocese. ALS is actually amyotrophic lateral sclerosis sometimes known as “Lou Gehrig’s disease”, which affects nerves in the brain and spinal cord.

 

PEW RESEARCH CENTER ON FERGUSON SHOOTING

Pew’s new survey, Aug. 14-17: Among 1,000 adults, it finds the public is divided over whether Michael Brown’s shooting raises important race issues than it deserves. Forty-four percent think the case does raise important issues.  Forty percent think the issue of race is getting more attention than it deserves.

WEBSTER U’S 100th

Let’s hear it for the 100th anniversary of the founding of Webster
University. And now what’ve we got? Online diploma mills spending
buckets of bucks on TV and print ads some of which offer guaranteed
employment after graduation.

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