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American mayors' group, ADL announce agreement to combat hate

American mayors' group, ADL announce agreement to combat hate

It calls on cities to strengthen civil rights laws and collect data on hate crimes, and to increase dialogue on racial issues in schools and community gatherings. "ADL is ready to work with communities across the country to combat hate". The city removed a controversial Confederate monument previous year. With nine potential white nationalist rallies scheduled for USA cities this weekend, and terrorist attacks using vehicles in Charlottesville and Barcelona in the news, mayors and ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Metro Orlando jobless rate reported at 4 percent for July

Metro Orlando jobless rate reported at 4 percent for July

Gov. Rick Scott said in a release that Jacksonville has added 17,400 new private-sector jobs in the previous year, including 4,900 jobs in transportation and utilities and 3,500 jobs in education and health services. "Our goal was to create 700,000 jobs in seven years and while we were proud to reach that ambitious goal three years early, we did not slow down", Scott said in a news release sent out by his office. Consulte Mais Informação

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Citing Charlottesville, President's Committee on Arts and Humanities Members Resign En Masse

Citing Charlottesville, President's Committee on Arts and Humanities Members Resign En Masse

His denouncement of those wanting to keep a reminder of traitors to the USA and horrific slavery was not almost as full-throated as it should have been - "reproach and censure in the strongest possible terms are necessary". They include actor Kal Penn , who is described as a longtime Barack Obama supporter and Jill Udall , former head of cultural affairs for New Mexico and wife of Sen. Consulte Mais Informação

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Charlottesville Mayor Calls For Removal Of Confederate Statues!

Charlottesville Mayor Calls For Removal Of Confederate Statues!

Signer wants Governor Terry McAuliffe to convene an emergency meeting of the General Assembly to allow the city to remove the statue of Robert E Lee. "While we are getting back on our feet, we are still traumatized". The equestrian monument was transformed into a lightning rod, Signer said. Organizers of the "Unite the Right" march said that the rally was a response to the city's efforts to remove the Lee statue from Emancipation Park. Consulte Mais Informação

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Neo-Nazi From 'Vice' Documentary Cries On Camera About Possible Arrest

Neo-Nazi From 'Vice' Documentary Cries On Camera About Possible Arrest

The video showing Cantwell in tears was originally posted as a Facebook live clip, but the social media site took it down, according to Digg . When asked if white supremacists are the only group not prepared to be violent, Cantwell replied: "I'm not even saying we're not violent , I'm saying f*****g we did not aggress, we did not initiate force against anybody". Consulte Mais Informação

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Hurricane Gert could bring warmest day of the month

Hurricane Gert could bring warmest day of the month

Met Eireann have issued three Yellow Alerts for the whole country today ahead of Hurricane Gert's arrival, which is expected to hit Ireland in the early hours of Sunday morning. West to northwest breezes will be fresh and gusty, especially around showers and in coastal areas. The forecaster says that there is a "high degree of uncertainty" of the consequences of the tropical storm moving across north-west Europe. Consulte Mais Informação

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American in Barcelona for 1st Anniversary Is Missing

American in Barcelona for 1st Anniversary Is Missing

In a statement to the station via a family spokesperson, Nunes said she "asks that the community and media hold their family up in prayer and asks for the privacy during this hard time". "Sadly, I must tell you that we do believe that a number of British nationals were caught up I the attack and we're urgently looking into reports of a child believed missing who is a British dual national", she told Sky News. Consulte Mais Informação

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