“He represents the institution, and the institution and their violence against our community is one of the reasons why Pride exists,” he said. “It’s really important that the institution take responsibility for what happened.” … [Read more...] about New York police commissioner apologizes for Stonewall raid in 1969
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The Sisters didn’t sell it off to developers right away, though Laplace says developers would have “grabbed it very quickly.” (It’s the largest parcel in New Orleans under single ownership.) They considered it, she admits, because the congregation was low on funds. But the Sisters had recently merged with six other Sisters of St. Joseph communities across the country, which helped their finances, and put them in a position where they didn’t need that money right away. Instead, by coincidence, they were connected with the architecture firm Waggonner & Ball, which was already doing work to repair the city post-Katrina through its Dutch Dialogues, which looked to take advice from the Netherlands for how to ensure New Orleans could weather its next storm. … [Read more...] about How these New Orleans nuns helped turn their convent into a beautiful, flood-preventing urban wetland
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A carjacking on Long Island turned into a police pursuit into New York City and ended with a shooting and crash in Queens that left the suspect shot dead. Dozens of Nassau County and NYPD police officers surrounded the crushed silver car with bullet holes in its door, smashed against the side of a burger restaurant Tuesday evening, reports CBS2’s Ali Bauman. … [Read more...] about Carjacking On Long Island Turns Into Chase Into New York City, Suspect Shot Dead
The whales are also known for the songs they sing when looking for a mate, which can last for up to 20 minutes and can be heard 18 miles away. … [Read more...] about Jumping for joy: The incredible moment humpback whale leaps from the water – but watch out for that bird!
When it comes to its US competitors, Netflix has a head start in Africa. Netflix has been available since 2016 in all 54 countries, whereas Amazon Prime and Disney+ remain unavailable there and Apple TV+ is only accessible in 12 countries in sub-Saharan Africa. … [Read more...] about Will Netflix’s first African series open a new chapter in African filmmaking?