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“Well, Who Burns Churches in God’s Name??!!” South Carolina Black Churches Under Fire

02/07/2015

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New Orleans LA: A four alarm fire burns down the Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church in the Lower Garden District of New Orleans on January 7, 2011 at between 9 and 10 p.m.

Chrycka Harper, Poet & Literary Critic Last Modified: 23:57 p.m. EST, 2 July 2015 SOUTH CAROLINA, UNITED STATES Ragged pieces of the Confederate Flag Dipped in blood still smoulders upon The basement floor of Mount Zion AME Church. A White man in ‘Blackface‘ Adorned in the KKK’s uniform Waves his right hand in the air, […]

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NASA’s Next Frontier: The Moons of Jupiter

01/07/2015

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Europa Orbiting Jupiter, Artist Rendering, Courtesy of Trv.Eaglesun

Sarah Joanne Jakubowski, Contributing Journalist Last Modified: 03:04 a.m. EST, 17 June 2015 WASHINGTON, (NASA PR) – In their newest search to see if we are truly alone in the universe, NASA has set its sights to Jupiter’s moon Europa. The concept of sending a spacecraft to orbit Jupiter in order to learn about its […]

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Karachi Heat Wave, Hottest in Recorded History, Death Toll Surpasses 1,100

27/06/2015

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Ice Seller, Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan, Photo by Raja Islam

Victoria Copeland, Contributing Journalist Last Modified: 02:09 a.m. EST, 27 June 2015 KARACHI, Pakistan – As the temperature approached 100 degrees Fahrenheit civilians struggle to stay dehydrated. Now that temperatures have surpassed 112°F or 45°C people are dying in the streets. This heat wave is one of the highest recorded temperatures since another deadly heat […]

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Try to Imagine Spending 1 Hour in Solitary Confinement. Albert Woodfox Spent 43 Years

25/06/2015

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Inside Looking Out, Prison, Photo by José Eugenio Gómez Rodríguez

Sophie Okolo, Contributing Journalist Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 03:15 p.m. 25 June 2015 LOUISIANA, United States – What comes to mind when people think about solitary confinement? Society depicts prisoners in locked cells with little or no contact with the outside world. This is the reality of thousands of prisoners throughout the penal system […]

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MERS Outbreak in South Korea Hits Record High, 3 New Cases, 2 More Die

22/06/2015

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WHO Says South Korea's MERS Outbreak Large and Complex, Photo Courtesy of Ritika Patel

Sarah Joanne Jakubowski, Contributing Journalist Last Modified: 00:46 a.m. EST, 22 June 2015 SOUTH KOREA – An outbreak of MERS (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome) in South Korea has led to 138 confirmed cases and 14 deaths, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Just 17 hours ago news outlets reported 3 new cases with 2 […]

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