Revisiting the area recently, Tanner and Martinez-McKinney said they didn’t fault the fire crews or local officials for their losses. But they both believed more should have been done to warn residents to the danger rushing toward them, sooner. The two also believed there should have been a message to residents to take it upon themselves to evacuate if they see a fire nearby. … [Read more...] about Santa Cruz fires left no time for warnings: ‘The only evacuation notice we got was a wall of fire’
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"At the end, [the story] takes that phrase that is associated with Superman and just launches to this other place, to this moment of grace that so many were denied in how they died and kind of giving that to them in fiction what they didn't get in real life," Cooper said. "I think that was very important to do." … [Read more...] about Christian Cooper has written a comic book partly inspired by his viral Central Park moment
“Colin was a visionary, a pioneer for our generation and we are truly grateful for him,” said NFL agent Andre Odom. “Making such a huge sacrifice for change isn’t easy for anyone. Now seeing the NFL acknowledge that they should’ve listened to him just shows that the time is now to really stand up, strategize, implement and execute initiatives for the African American community. ... It takes us all.” … [Read more...] about Now that NFL supports Colin Kaepernick’s fight, what’s next
“The athletes have a lot of power as we’re seeing,” Hall of Fame running back LaDainian Tomlinson said. “They have a lot of influence, especially in their own communities. They have the biggest microphone in their communities. So create dialogue with their local elected officials, mayors, district attorneys. Athletes can call on these people in their towns to have better communication between the neighborhood and elected officials, police unions and police districts all over the country. I think that relationship can be better. … [Read more...] about Now that NFL supports Colin Kaepernick’s fight, what’s next?
BNN: During the debate, Senator Rubio listed several protections he thought American workers should receive. But the New York Times said Rubio’s bill would does the opposite of what he said, and does not contain a single one of the protections he mentioned. Instead, his bill simply triples the number of H-1B visas given as low-wage substitutes to corporations. Does Rubio have a problem with the truth? … [Read more...] about EXCLUSIVE — Donald Trump Rights Ship on Immigration: Demands Disney Rehire Workers Replaced by Cheap Foreign Labor, Calls Rubio ‘Silicon Valley’s Puppet’