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Tomii Eames

Real Life

California Teen Sentenced To 6+ Years of Prison after Live-Streaming Fatal Car Crash

Obdulia Sanchez, an 18-year-old girl who drove drunk the night she caused a fatal car crash, has been sentenced for more than six years in prison. This is because the crash, in fact, did kill her 14-year old sister Jacqueline Sanchez as well as injure 15-year-old Manuela Seja. The crash, which occurred back in July 2017, has gained new traction as new information has been released and brought up by various news outlets. In the

Real Life

Mom Takes Down Those Who Killed Her Son

Karen Dobner has done everything she could for her son, Max Dobner, who tragically died in 2011 due to the effects of “iAroma,” a type of synthetic marijuana that caused him to experience hallucinations as well as a panic attack. His car reached a speed of 100 mph and fatally crashed into a house. Ever since the incident, she has dedicated the past seven years to achieving justice for her son, doing everything in her

International, Race

Uyghur Muslims Placed in Chinese Camps

The Uyghurs are an indigenous people who live in the western region of China known as Xinjiang. They are currently a minority in the population, and many people have been imprisoned as the Uyghurs are often falsely accused of committing acts of terrorism. Omer Kanat, executive committee chairman of the World Uyghur Congress stated, “Every household, every family had three or four people taken away.” What leads to this startling piece of information is that

Feminism

Recy Taylor: A Woman in the Era Before #MeToo

Yesterday, Oprah received the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the 2018 Golden Globes Awards. She gave a speech that made a profound impact on many, which led to a firestorm of praises on social media. However, many seem to gloss over the fact that Oprah mentioned a woman named Recy Taylor, who unfortunately died late last year (on December 28th), three days shy of her 98th birthday. When looking at the transcript or even watching

International

Kenya’s IMpower Program Helps Fight Gender-Based Violence

Kenya’s rape culture is rarely discussed in the news, but it is a very serious and emerging problem in the country. Back in 2016, it was said that there are at least 300 rapes in Kenya a day that are actually reported, while the unreported rape amount was left unknown. The problem stems from the fact that in Kenya, rape culture is very much normalized and it is common to hear rape jokes among men.

Asia

Tropical Storm Tembin Hits The Philippines Hard

The tropical storm called Tembin (also known as Vinta in the Philippines) has brought on flash flooding and mudslides to the island of Mindanao, located in the southern part of the Philippines. Even though tropical storms are very common in the Philippines, usually they do not occur at Mindanao. This makes this storm particularly a threat to the residents of the Philippines and the neighboring areas. “The river rose homes were swept away. The

Asia

10-Year Old Boy Injured From U.S. Helicopter Window in Okinawa

The U.S. military and Okinawa have always had a rough relationship, ever since the occupation of Japan in 1945. However, just recently on December 13, a transport helicopter lost its window when it was flying overhead Daini Futenma Elementary School in Okinawa. This incident lead to Gov. Takeshi Onega’s response later on: “It is unforgivable that it dropped in the middle of the playground” Because of this unfortunate incident, past concerns about other incidents will

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