#Role Models

Domestic Violence Between Men and Women

Domestic violence against women is common worldwide with many predictive factors, including childhood neglect or abuse. Women may remain an abusive relationships because they are economically dependent and know the limits of their current aggressor. Men who commit domestic violence rarely kill their partner, because they want to continue the...
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New Haven Register

In New Haven, 29% of eligible residents not vaccinated, mayor says

NEW HAVEN — Seventy-one percent of eligible city residents have received at least a first COVID-19 vaccine shot, and 64.7 percent are fully vaccinated, Mayor Justin Elicker said Tuesday. What’s more, 50.29 percent of the city’s young people have received their first shot and 41.89 percent are fully vaccinated, Elicker...
Paragould Daily Press

The baneful effects of the spirit of party

George Washington wrote in his farewell address on Sept 17, 1796, the following words:. “However political parties may now and then answer popular ends, they are likely in the course of time and things, to become potent engines, by which cunning, ambitious and unprincipled men will be enabled to subvert the power of the people and to usurp for themselves the reins of government, destroying afterwards the very engines which have lifted them to unjust dominion.”
NBC Miami

Parents Arrested After Fight Caught on Camera in Doral Neighborhood

Two parents are facing battery charges after they were caught on cellphone video getting into a fight with a grandmother and her grandson Tuesday near a school in Doral. The fight happened in a neighborhood outside of Dr. Rolando Espinosa K-8 Center. Natalie Laboy, 33, faces a charge of aggravated battery on a person 65 years or older, and Michael Laboy, 35, faces charges of aggravated battery and misdemeanor battery.
Morning Journal

Lorain community leaders highlighted on the silver screen

Devoted Health and Silver Screen Studios have partnered to honor older adults in the Lorain community. Silver Screen Studios, funded by Reboot, a media arts organization, honors seniors and captures their stories in short films. Lorain City Council president Joel Arredondo, Community activist Michael Ferrer and Pastor Marilyn Parker-Jeffries were...

Board president: Accosting McAlester school staff over COVID-19 changes not OK

Joy Tribbey called on people accosting McAlester school staff over COVID-19 precautions to be more respectful. McAlester Public Schools Board of Education members voted Monday to eliminate an extra-curricular exclusion from the district’s quarantine policy — but the board president said people should not berate school staff over disagreements with policy changes.

Who’s Who in Black Atlanta Returns to Rousing Reviews

On Friday, Sept. 17 following a one-year hiatus in 2020 because of the deadly COVID pandemic, Who’s Who in Black Atlanta returned to long-awaited and much-anticipated reception by many of Atlanta’s most prominent citizens for a celebration of citizens and the unveiling of the Who’s Who In Black Atlanta Edition.

Parents, school officials react to recent violence at Southwood High

SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - Caddo Parish schools are taking action after nearly two dozen students were arrested for fighting at Southwood High school. Twenty-two of those were arrested for fighting the week of Sept. 13, while the 23rd faces a charge of terrorizing for an alleged threat of gun violence posted on social media.

Ron Rivera Sends Clear Message About NFL’s Taunting Penalties

Through the first two weeks of the 2021 NFL season, league officials have thrown 11 penalty flags for taunting — the same amount as the entire 2020 season. Countless fans, players, coaches and other authorities around the NFL have come out in opposition of the league’s new rules. In fact, the feeling across the NFL world is overwhelmingly negative towards the enforcement of these taunting penalties.